During the 2021 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress, Professor Alison McGuigan was announced as one of the International Fellows of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (FTERM). This honour recognizes leaders who have shaped the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field and TERMIS. Fellows are only recognized every three years at the TERMIS World Congress.
Alison McGuigan is an Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and the Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at University of Toronto and the Erwin Edward Hart Professor of Chemical Engineering. She obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Oxford, her PhD from University of Toronto and completed Post Doctoral Fellowships at Harvard University and Stanford School of Medicine. Professor McGuigan has received numerous awards including a Canadian Rhodes Scholarship, a Stanford School of Medicine Dean’s Post-Doctoral fellowship, the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine Young Investigator Award and the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS-AM) Young Investigator award in recognition of her contributions to the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.