Dr. Cameron Clokie is a surgeon of Oral and Maxillofacial and a professor at the University of Toronto. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1985. He then specialized in the same area by 1990. In 1992, he got his Ph.D. in born regeneration related to interface development of dental implants at McGill University. Read more: Dr. Cameron Clokie Gives His Quick Tips for Tooth Care While Traveling
He is an established surgeon and a leader in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a prominent clinician and teacher. He is a publisher and international lecturer on various topics. Some of the topics related to oral healthcare include bone regeneration, the future of Dentistry, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and university related technology transfer.
Apart from being a surgeon, Dr. Cameroon Clokie is a serial entrepreneur, scientist and Chief Executive Officer of Induce Biologics Inc., a reformative medicine company majoring on solutions for musculoskeletal reconstruction. Dr. Clokie has been engaged in clinical practice and academic dentistry for over thirty years.
In 1998, he was appointed the Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He retired in 2017 while a professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has been appointed by several companies to hold various positions on the boards or scientific advisory boards. He has many papers published under his name and many presentations on bone reconstruction and regenerative medicine both nationally and internationally.
He is a holder of 25 US and international existing and pending patents related to bone healing and other topics. These patents have enabled him to form alliances with businesses and give them knowledge which can be cultivated in commercially profitable businesses.
Bloomberg has it that Dr. Cameron Clokie uses protein that can induce adult system cells into becoming bone tissue to make jaw bone of adults to grow as in a new born baby. He has brought a milestone in the medical industry of tissue regeneration.
Bone morphogenetic protein was discovered in the 1950s at the University of California, Los Angeles. The protein was discovered by Marshall Urist whom Dr. Clokie worked under for four years. Dr. Clokie learned a lot from him and had developed some of the techniques.
Dr. Clokie is working on a plan to generate BMP by introducing a human gene that produces the protein in goat embryos. Theoretically, the goats can produce large quantities of the protein in their milk.