The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is a leader in the field of bioscience and regenerative medicine. Our scientists are frequently honored with awards in the field of regenerative medicine and beyond. Details about some of their most notable achievements are described below. WFIRM is also frequently featured in national and international media.

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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Secures National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Renewal for Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

Dr. Anthony Atala and WFIRM Team Awarded $1 Million KidneyX Track 2 Prize for Revolutionary 3D Vascularized Biomimetic Renal Construct Platform.

10th Annual Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course and World Stem Cell Summit Return to Live with Virtual Option in 2023.

New Master’s Degree Prepares Future Regenmed Scientists, Business Leaders.

Innovation Accelerator Launches to Support Commercialization for Regenerative Medicine Hub.

The Institute for Regenerative Medicine's $36 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency award for virus research was featured by the Winston-Salem Journal and WFDD.

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