Three Named to National Academy of Inventors

Published in Hopkins Medicine - Winter 2022

Three Johns Hopkins faculty members are among 164 creators or co-developers elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, a distinction that recognizes the people behind the outstanding inventions that have made a difference for society:

Ronald Berger, a cardiologist who specializes in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia and the development of implantable defibrillators for patients with life-threatening arrhythmias.

Ted Dawson, director of the Institute for Cell Engineering and a professor of neurology at the School of Medicine, whose discoveries have led to innovative approaches and new agents to treat neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

Jordan Green, director of the Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Laboratory and a professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Medicine and Whiting School of Engineering, whose research focuses on developing biomaterials and nanobiotechnology to meet challenges in regenerative medicine and to better understand and control the therapeutic delivery of genetic material and drugs to cells.