Cameron Clokie is a surgeon, lecturer, scientist and a serial entrepreneur and he lives in Toronto. Currently, he is the CEO of Induce Biologics Inc, a company that deals with musculoskeletal reconstruction through the use of regenerative treatment.
He graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from McGill University located in Montreal, Canada. He also earned a diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the same university. While here, Dr. Cameron established a bone research group.
Dr. Cameron Clokie worked in clinical practice and academic dentistry for three decades and has been in many leadership positions in Health industry. He has also had appointments as an advisor to boards of some companies.
In 1998, Dr. Cameron was given the head position of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The university he used to lecture, Toronto, also awarded him a Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. And he retired from academics in 2017.
Dr. Cameron written work has contributed to the world of research, especially in medicine. His papers have been featured by big publishers both nationally and internationally. His main topics have been on reconstruction medicine and bone regeneration; which happens to be his primary area of practice and research now.
Dr. Cameron’s successes
In 2003, Dr. Clokie hit the news headlines when he helped a 60-year-old man, Mr. Peter Russel, regain his lost cheek. The man had undergone surgery to remove a tumor that had grown on his cheek, and in the process, he lost his cheek born. Read more: Dr. Cameron Clokie Gives His Quick Tips for Tooth Care While Traveling
Dr. Cameron applied his long years of research in bone regeneration to help Mr. Russel regrow the lost cheek. The process involved use of specialized proteins known as bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) to transform stem cells into bone tissues. And the jaw started to grow, filling the gap.
The groundbreaking surgery took place at Mount Sinai Hospital and Toronto General Hospital.
This invention will revolutionize medicine industry especially joining dislodged spine. Though the protein can result in uncontrollable growth, it is worth the risk in every way.
Dr. Cameron main objective is to develop affordable yet effective bio implants that will help reduce dependence on natural regrowth of bones.
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