Dr. Ali Khademhosseini has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country’s highest honor for achievement in the arts, social sciences and sciences. The Induction Ceremony will be held in November in Ottawa.
Dr. Khademhosseini is recognized as a global leader in tissue engineering and biomaterials research. His pioneering contributions to the development and understanding of micro- and nano-engineered hydrogels has supported research in artificial tissues, surgical materials, and disease models. His contributions have formed the foundations of fields such as organs-on-a-chip systems and three-dimensional bioprinting. In addition, his engineered materials are transformational as surgical sealants and embolic agents.
Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences, and The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The RSC recognizes excellence, advises the government and the larger society, and promotes a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.
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