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August 9 - Dentistry Student Research Presentations

Summer Students

Please join us as Dentistry’s Research Program students present their accomplishments and conclusions from their summer projects on August 9.  

Location:  DSB 0010 (Lower Ground)  Time:  11:00- 2:15pm

11:00am - Session 1
12:20pm - Lunch
  1:00pm - Session 2

ALL WELCOME - RSVP HERE
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Schulich Medicine & Dentistry collaborative research group successful in competition

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) awarded a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry research group with a Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) operating grant for their project entitled, ‘Novel technologies for engineering closure of non-healing skin wounds’. This multi-disciplinary collaborative research team consists of biologists, engineers, imaging specialists, a veterinarian, clinicians, and industrial collaborator.

Primary Investigators include Dr. Douglas Hamilton (Dentistry/Anatomy & Cell Biology) and Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Dentistry/Chemical & Biochemical Engineering), along with David Bagley.  Bagley is the CEO of Advanced BioMatrix, Inc. in San Diego, where they manufacture & distribute collagen and other quality 3D matrix products, specializing in three dimensional (3D) applications for tissue culture, cell assay, and cell proliferation.

Co-investigators include Drs. Maria Drangova, Luc Dubois, Alexander El Warrak, Andrew Leask, and Geoffrey Pickering.  This Schulich Medicine & Dentistry collaborative group received one of only two grants awarded to Western in this cycle (full funding results).  Read more . . .


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