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Doctor who is growing living human bones to take the stage at CMU

Innovative woman invited to campus through CMU Speaker Series

Note: Ava DuVernay had to cancel due to a family emergency. 

From helping children with congenital facial defects to people who have experienced head trauma, Dr. Nina Tandon — CEO and co-founder of EpiBone​ — is making an impact. EpiBone is the world's first company growing living human bones for skeletal reconstruction. 

Tandon will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, about "Super Cells: Building with Biology," a book she co-authored, that explores the new frontier of biotech. Her presentation will take place in Warriner Hall's Plachta Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

She is a TED Fellow and was named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company. She also is a researcher in Columbia University's Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering. ​


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