Dr. Robert Burrell

Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Biomaterials, Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering and Professor/Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Alberta

Dr. Burrell’s awards are for Acticoat(TM), which is a wound dressing he invented. It is used worldwide and harnesses the antimicrobial properties of silver to provide effective and fast healing. The dressings are commonly used in burn units.