The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research
The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research, named in honour of past IMS Director Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being explored in the areas of surgery and translational medicine. Past lecturers include Connie Eaves, Paul, O’Byrne, Lyle Palmer , James E. Mitchell, Michael A. Matthay, Elliot Chaikof and Peter Liu.
2018’s lecture featured keynote speaker Dr. Molly Shoichet, University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering at the University of Toronto. She spoke on “Harnessing the power of stem cells to repair the central nervous system”.
Her talk was followed by an exciting panel discussion on the “Role of science in society and government” with panelists Drs. Ana Andreazza, Andreas Laupacis, Molly Shoichet, Andy Smith and Jim Woodget.