Daniel Chen from the College of Engineering
Daniel Chen from the College of Engineering

U of S professor wins top health research award

A professor in the College of Engineering took home a coveted award at the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) Santé awards.

Daniel Chen is internationally recognized for his work in tissue engineering. Since coming to the U of S in 2003, he has created and led an interdisciplinary team of researchersspanning engineering and the health sciencesto develop advanced technologies in the field of artificial organ and tissue substitutes. 

Each year, Santé celebrates health research successes throughout the province. Other award winners from the U of S include:

  • James Johnson, College of EngineeringImpact award
  • Jeffrey Chen, VIDO-InterVac—Top establishment grant (biomedical research)
  • Arash Panahifar, College of MedicineTop research fellowship (biomedical research)
  • Serene Kerpan, College of MedicineTop research fellowship (socio-health research)
  • Donna Goodridge, College of MedicineTop strategy for patient-oriented research collaborative innovation development grant
  • Janet Hill, Western College of Veterinary Medicine—Top collaborative innovation development grant: (biomedical or clinical research)
  • Dr. Michael Schwandt, College of MedicineTop collaborative innovation development grant (health services and population health research)

See more on the SHRF site.

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