Paul Santerre


Professor J. Paul Santerre has published >185 peer reviewed publications and is a listed inventor on >60 patents in the area of medical polymers, biodegradation, protein and blood interactions with surfaces, surface modification, regenerative medicine, and drug delivery. This research has led to the training of >70 graduate students, multiple postdoctoral fellows and >130 undergraduates, and >$50M CAD in grant funding. In addition to being a named fellow of many national and international academic bodies, he was co-founder and current co-director of the Health Innovation Hub at the University of Toronto (a student focused entrepreneur training co-curricular program with >120 client health science and biomedical engineering start-up companies to date). He is a co-founder of Interface Biologics and current CSO for the company.
He has received several awards for his innovation and industry related activity including the Governor General’s award for Innovation and the Professional Engineers of Ontario Entrepreneurship Award in 2017. He has recently been awarded the Baxter Chair for Health Technology & Commercialization and the 2018 US Society for Biomaterials Clemson Award for contributions to the literature.

Related Links

J Orthop Res. 2019 Sep 17;:
Ashraf S, Chatoor K, Chong J, Pilliar R, Santerre P, Kandel R
Biomaterials. 2019 Oct;217:119306
Gossart A, Letourneur D, Gand A, Regnault V, Ben Mlouka MA, Cosette P, Pauthe E, Ollivier V, Santerre JP
Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2019 Mar 26;179:114-120
Gossart A, Gand A, Ollivier V, Boissière M, Santerre JP, Letourneur D, Pauthe E
Dent Mater. 2019 Feb;35(2):229-243
Delaviz Y, Liu TW, Deonarain AR, Finer Y, Shokati B, Santerre JP
Stem Cells Transl Med. 2019 Jan;8(1):35-45
Antonyshyn JA, McFadden MJ, Gramolini AO, Hofer SOP, Santerre JP
Dent Mater. 2018 05;34(5):711-725
Delaviz Y, Nascimento MA, Laschuk MW, Liu TW, Yang M, Santerre JP


Baxter Chair for Health Technology and Commercialization, Techna
Professor of Biomaterials, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering; Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
Co-Director, Health Innovation Hub