Posted January 24, 2005 ATLANTA
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Contact Lisa Grovenstein
The Georgia Biomedical Partnership (GBP) has recognized the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine for excellence in research, education and administration.
The Biomedical Community Award was presented Jan. 19 at the GBP's annual awards dinner and 15th anniversary celebration at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta.
Biomedical Community Awards annually recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies or institutions to Georgia's life sciences community.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, a unique venture between Georgia Tech and Emory, created a highly successful program that is ranked second in the nation among university biomedical engineering and bioengineering departments by U.S. News & World Report. The Coulter Department's achievements have brought national and international recognition to Georgia, elevating the visibility of the state as a premier venue for scientific and educational success.
The GBP, founded in 1989, represents the life sciences industry in Georgia. GBP members include companies, research institutions and universities, government groups and corporate service providers involved in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics, medical informatics and related businesses.