Dr. Michael Fehlings named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
NeuroDevNet Associate Scientific Director Dr. Michael Fehlings was named a Fellow within the Life Science Division of the Royal Society of Canada Sept. 9, 2014.
One of 90 individuals elected for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievements, Dr. Fehlings is celebrated for his contributions as a world-renowned neuroscientist and neurosurgeon.
"He combines an active clinical practice in complex spinal neurosurgery with a vibrant, translationally-oriented research program focused on discovering novel treatments for the injured brain and spinal cord," stated a release describing new Fellows on the Royal Society website. "With over 500 highly-cited publications, impacting clinical practice and research directions, he is established as a leading international expert in brain and spinal cord injury investigating CNS repair and regeneration."
Dr. Fehlings was also recently named a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Congratulations to Dr. Fehlings!