Scott-110x150laura marcu profileScott Simon and Laura Marcu have accepted invitations to serve  on NIH Study Sections.  Dr. Simon will serve as a member of the Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. Dr. Marcu serve as a member of the Biomedical Imaging Technology-A Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. Both will serve  for the term beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2019. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. Study sections review grant applications submitted to the NIH, make recommendations on these applications to the appropriate NIH national advisory council or board, and survey the status of research in their fields of science. Membership on a study section represents a major commitment of professional time and energy as well as a unique opportunity to contribute to the national biomedical research effort.