Dr. JUDITH E. PUSKÁS (Wooster, OH)
Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi: The History and Future of Vitamin C.
This lecture will give a brief historical overview and future plans of the Puskás research group to carry
forward his legacy.
at the Hungarian Congress November 29, Friday at 3:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Cleveland 1100 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44115
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Judit E. Puskás, PhD, P. Eng, Professor AIMBE and IUPAC Fellow (Wooster, OH); External member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Co-inventor of the polymer coating on the Taxus drug-eluting coronary stent, implanted in over 6 million people. Professor Puskas’ research is focusing on the integration of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment with breast reconstruction, in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic. In 2012 she was one of the five winners of the GE Healthymagination Breast Cancer Challenge Award, selected from 400 international applications. She is also the winner of the 2017 Charles Goodyear Medal, the most prestigious award given by the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society. She joined the Faculty of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) at the Ohio State University as a tenured Full Professor in January 1, 2019.