InVivo Therapeutics Corporation (NVIV) Co-Founder Robert S. Langer to be Awarded National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Barack Obama at the White House in Early 2013
1/3/2013 9:11:05 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other neurotrauma conditions, today congratulates Robert S. Langer, ScD, InVivo co-founder and member of the Company’s scientific advisory board, on receiving the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. President Barack Obama will present the award to Dr. Langer, who also won the National Medal of Science in 2006, at a White House ceremony in early 2013. Dr. Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is among 23 renowned researchers who have been awarded the nation’s highest honors for scientists, engineers, and inventors this year. With this award, he joins the ranks of five engineers and inventors from MIT who have earned the same honor, and becomes one of three Americans to have won both the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.