The ‘Father of Mesenchymal Stem Cells’ Prof. Arnold Caplan to give scientific talk at KAVI-ICR

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"You are ALIVE because you continuously renew (rejuvenate) various tissues/organs. In every tissue in which this rejuvenation process occurs, a source exists which gives rise to differentiated cells. The source is called a STEM CELL"- Prof. Anorld Caplan

On the 17th of March, we will have a distinguished guest Prof. Arnold Caplan, Case Western University  (The 'Father of Mesenchymal Stem Cells') visiting KAVI-ICR to give a talk and meet with researchers and students.

 

About Prof. Arnold Caplan

Also known as the ‘Father of Mesenchymal Stem Cells’, Arnold Caplan is a Professor of Biology and the Director of the Skeletal Research Center at Case Western Reserve University.  He has won various awards which include the Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award given by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as part of their 1990 Kappa Delta Awards Program, the 1999 Marshall R. Urist Award for Excellence in Tissue Regeneration Research given by the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Genzyme Lifetime Achievement Award given by the International Cartilage Repair Society in 2007, the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and is an Inaugural Member of the “Pioneers of Innovation” chosen by the Advocacy Committee of the Orthopaedic Research Society, March 2014.

Prof. Caplan has over 400 published papers and manuscripts and is recognized for his efforts in trying to understand the development, maturation and aging and regeneration of cartilage, bone, skin and other mesenchymal tissues.

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