Regenerative Medicine Cluster Initiative in BC

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25
Apr

Blusson Spnal Cord Centre Lecture May 9th: When fibroblasts become contractile: benefits and problems – Dr. Boris Hinz

Join us to hear Dr. Boris Hinz talk all things fibroblast!

Dr. Boris Hinz is a University of Toronto Distinguished Professor in Tissue Repair and Regeneration with primary appointment in the Faculty of Dentistry, Matrix Dynamics Group. He has been president and is board member of the European Tissue Repair Society, Secretary and inaugural board member of the Canadian Connective Tissue Society, board member of the Wound Healing Society, the International Dupuytren Society and the Canadian Dupuytren Society, Senior Editor of the Journal Wound Repair and Regeneration, and Associate Member of the Faculty of 1000. Dr. Hinz works to understand the role of contractile myofibroblasts in physiological tissue repair and in causing pathological tissue fibrosis.

Hosted by Dr. David Granville.