December 12, 2017

Tony Kim has been investigating methods to control atherosclerosis, the biggest cause of coronary artery disease, and recently was awarded the National Institutes of Health prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award. The award comes with over $2 million in funding to continue his research, based on using microchips to mimic conditions in the body and search for treatments using engineered nanomaterials. He is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech, and discusses how microchips and nanomaterials are used in his research.