Congratulations Dr. Cato T. Laurencin..!!

Triple accomplishment for Dr. Cato T. Laurencin. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has been named the winner of the prestigious 2019 National Academy of Engineering Simon Ramo Founders Award!, he was also formally inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as Dr. Laurencin has received the prestigious 2019 National Academy of

Save the Date for April 16, 2020

Save the Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 The 2020 NERDG Annual Meeting will again be at the Farmington Marriott in CT.  We look forward to seeing you next year!

Thank you for attending the 2019 meeting!

Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees for another successful meeting yesterday!  We welcome feedback and new planning committee members for future meetings – please email us via the Contact page.  Come join us!

2019 Early registration ends April 4th

We are just 1 week away from the 2019 AAPS-NERDG annual meeting.  Early registration ends this Thursday, April 4th.  ALL registration prices go up to $150 starting April 5th.  Don’t forget to register!

2019 Keynotes and Round Table Topics

We are pleased to announce that our two Keynote Speakers this year will be Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., University Professor, University of Connecticut, and Nigel Langely, Ph.D., MBA, Technical Service and Scientific Affairs, BASF.  Round table topics and speakers have also been posted in the Events page (don’t forget to register now to

2019 Meeting Registration Reminder – Early Registration ends April 4th

Early registration fees are as follows and must be received by April 04, 2019 (2 weeks away): – Students (undergraduate, graduate, and post doc) and unemployed: $60 – Industrial scientists and Faculty $100 Onsite and late registration (on or after April 05, 2019) will be $150.

2019 Meeting – final hotel reservation reminder

Last chance to book a room for the NERDG Annual Meeting! $169 per night + taxes (need to book by March 10 for this rate) at the Marriott Hotel, Farmington, CT Call Marriott Reservations 800-228-9290 The 2019 NERDG Annual Meeting is coming up on THURSDAY, April 11, 2019.  

2019 Meeting – Abstract Review and Notifications Complete

All abstract submissions for ARA, STP, and Posters have been reviewed and notifications have gone out.  If you submitted an abstract but have not received a notification, please send an email to As a reminder, all ARA, STP, and Poster presenters must register and pay for the meeting.  Please