Arghya Paul is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair Tier II in Advanced Cell-Instructive Materials and Biotherapeutics at the University of Western Ontario. Professor Paul received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from McGill University in 2012 and postdoctoral training at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, prior to starting his independent research career in 2014. His research program has been recognized by several awards including Province of Ontario’s Early Research Award (ERA), Wolfe-Western Fellowship, Canada Research Chair, Young Innovator Award from Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (BMES), Fred Kurata Memorial Professorship. Paul’s Biointel Laboratory at Western focuses on design and development new bioactive materials originating from patient’s own cells, genes, proteins and tissues for diverse biomedical applications, including materials-driven tissue repair and regeneration. He can be found on Twitter @arghya_biointel.
Read Arghya’s Emerging Investigator article “Exploiting the role of nanoparticles for use in hydrogel-based bioprinting applications: concept, design, and recent advances” and check out all of the 2021 Biomaterials Science Emerging Investigator articles here.
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