Dr. Been’s work at 3M focuses on the development of advanced wound care technologies and products and holds a central role in 3M’s future in regenerative medicine.
Young Scientist Challenge Role:
3M Senior Research Scientist
3M Business Unit:
Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division
Meet Dr. Been. Dr. Raha Been is a senior research scientist with the 3M Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division's St. Paul Laboratory as a part of the Heath Care Business Group. Been focuses on the development of advanced wound care technologies and she holds a central role in 3M's future in regenerative medicine. In her role, Been supports the healthcare laboratory through translational research to make findings from basic science useful for practical applications that enhance human health.
Been is also involved in 3M science encouragement activities, serving as a judge for the 3M Innovation Award at the Minnesota State Science and Engineering Fair and a mentor for the Teachers Working in Science and Technology program. She joined 3M after earning a Ph.D. in Comparative and Molecular Bioscience, focusing on cancer gene discovery and functional genomics, from the University of Minnesota in 2012.