Lipowsky named physiological society fellow

Herbert Lipowsky, professor and head of bioengineering, was inducted as a fellow of the American Physiological Society's (APS) Cardiovascular Section.

Founded in 1887, the APS is devoted to fostering education, scientific research and disseminating information in the physiological sciences and has more than 10,500 members.

Lipowsky has been head of bioengineering since 1989. His research interests include viscous properties of blood in capillary networks and studies of the role of blood cell properties in affecting blood flow in sickle cell disease and other disorders.

Lipowsky is the president of the International Society of Biorheology and is past president of the Biomedical Engineering Society and the U.S. Microcirculatory Society.

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Last Updated May 19, 2009