Dr. Cameron Clokie is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Besides, he is a scientist as well as a serial entrepreneur. Currently, Dr. Cameron Clokie is the CEO of Induce Biologics Inc. This is a medicine company that provides innovative solutions that can aid in musculoskeletal reconstruction.
He has an experience of over three decades in academic dentistry practice. It was in 1998 that Dr. Cameron Clokie was named as the Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This was at the University of Toronto. Post that he was appointed as the Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the same University. He retires from academics in 2017. In addition, Dr. Cameron Clokie has held positions on the scientific advisory boards of a number of companies.
Cameron Clokie is also known for the papers published by him and his presentations. He is renowned nationally as well as internationally for his knowledge and experience on bone reconstruction as well as on regenerative medicine.
Dr. Cameron Clokie holds nearly 25 US as well as international patents. Some are existing, while others may be pending. All of these are related to healing of bones. This way he has managed to develop a strategic alliance with several businesses. In this way, he is able to transfer his knowledge as well as ingenuity into enterprises that are commercially viable.
Dr. Cameron Clokie is heading the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is the pioneer of a technique in which eight patients have undergone a bone regeneration method in Canada. This can revolutionize reconstructive surgery today.
He is using a protein that can turn adult stem cells into bone tissue. This way he is able to make bones grow.
He says that it is still in an early stage. This can help to regrow a bone that may have been lost due to accident or some other condition.
He has performed certain procedures at Toronto General Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital. These can be considered as a milestone for tissue regeneration. Typically current ways of rebuilding any body parts make use of a painful process of using bone or muscle from one area and filling the gap somewhere else.