Announcement: Welcome Dr. Douglas Hamilton

Anatomy & Cell Biology is very pleased to welcome Dr. Douglas Hamilton as a new primary appointee to the Department, with a cross appointment in Dentistry. Dr. Hamilton’s research program focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying wound repair and regeneration in connective tissues including bone, skin and the periodontium. This includes investigation of the molecular factors involved in degeneration and regeneration of skin, bone and gingival connective tissues; enhancing wound repair around/with bio(active) materials; and design of new topographical and chemical features to enhance integration of biomaterials. Dr. Hamilton is a past member of the Anatomy & Cell Biology Graduate Affairs Committee and will be contributing to cell biology and histology teaching in the BMSc, Dentistry, and graduate programs.