Dr. David Hart

David Hart earned his PhD with Paul Kindel in 1969. His PhD thesis research, entitled Apiogalacturonans from the Cell Wall of Lemma minor L., resulted in two full-length articles in refereed journals, namely Biochemical Journal and Biochemistry (ACS). Dr. Hart has trained a number of graduate students and post doctoral scientists during his tenure at the University of Texas southwestern Medical School, and more recently at the University of Calgary. He currently holds an endowed professorship in arthritis research at the University of Calgary, and has served as the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Associate Director of the Alberta Bone & Joint Health Institute. He is considered a leading expert in connective tissue repair biochemistry and molecular biology.