Till & McCulloch Award goes to Peter Zandstra

Professor Peter Zandstra is the 2013 Till & McCulloch Award recipient
Professor Peter Zandstra is the 2013 Till & McCulloch Award recipient

A Canadian technology that has the potential to boost the number of stem cells given to patients undergoing transplants of the blood-forming system has been recognized as the most influential stem cell research paper authored by a Canadian in the past year.

The University of Toronto’s Peter Zandstra is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Till & McCulloch Award in recognition of this contribution to global stem cell research.

Zandstra will accept the award and present a lecture entitled “Engineering pluripotent stem cell derived microtissues” as part of the Till & McCulloch Meetings, Canada‚Äôs premier stem cell event.

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