The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering has named Dr. Cato T. Laurencin the 2016 recipient of the Connecticut Medal of Technology.

Dr. Laurencin, a world-renowned physician-scientist in orthopaedic surgery, engineering, and materials science, and a University Professor at the University of Connecticut, was named a CURE Entrepreneur of the Year in December 2014. (See CURE press release.)

Dr. Laurencin will accept the medal at the 41st Annual Meeting & Dinner of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the University of New Haven.