MEDIA ADVISORY: Director of UO’s Knight Campus selected as TEDx speaker

What: Knight Campus Executive Director Bob Guldberg will be a featured speaker at TEDxPortland's upcoming April 27 talk at Portland's Keller Auditorium.  Guldberg is the first UO faculty member to deliver a TEDxPortland talk since the UO became a title sponsor/presenting sponsor.  The talk will build on his years of work in regenerative medicine and trauma immunology.  He will pose the following question to the audience: “What if cells in our blood could tell doctors if we will heal after injury?” 
When: April 27, 2024, at 9 a.m.  
Where: Portland's Keller Auditorium (222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201) 
Photos and Video for Media Use: Portraits of Guldberg and images of the Knight Campus for use by the media can be found in this folder  
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About Bob Guldberg 
Robert Guldberg is executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact and Vice President of the University of Oregon. As a Professor of Bioengineering, Guldberg’s research group has published 280 papers over the past 30 years on musculoskeletal regenerative medicine, mechanobiology, and orthopedic medical devices. He co-founded six companies to translate his research into patient impact and was recently elected to the National Academy of Inventors. In 2020, Guldberg and collaborators co-created the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, a $220 million initiative to transform human health through the science of peak performance. 
About the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact: 
The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon is a hub of discovery and innovation where teams of world-class bioengineers and bioscientists are driving groundbreaking scientific research and providing an innovative approach to technical training, professional development, and entrepreneurship. Made possible by a $500 million lead gift from Penny and Phil Knight in 2016 and a second $500 million gift in 2021, the Knight Campus is home to several research centers of excellence and offers a Ph.D. in bioengineering, a bioengineering minor and an accelerated master’s degree program with multiple industry focused tracks.