Bioengineering, Biomaterials & Scaffolds, Genetics, Molecular & Cell Biology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Regenerative Medicine, Rheumatology, Wound Healing
Dr. O'Gorman graduated with a PhD from the Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2001. He arrived in Canada in 2001 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Lawson Health Research Institute and was a recipient of the Dr. David W. Whaley Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2003-2005. He was appointed to the Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery in 2005 and the Department of Biochemistry at Western University in 2007. With Dr. Bing Siang Gan, he directs the HULC Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory with a research focus on Dupuytren's contracture and abnormal wound healing conditions such as hypertrophic scarring. Since 2007, Dr. O'Gorman's research has been funded by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.