Skip to main content
AwardsFeatured Awards

Terry Thomas of STEMCELL Technologies Awarded the 2017 YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in Research & the Sciences

By June 9, 2017July 5th, 2017No Comments

Terry Thomas is a creative, critical thinker who has dedicated her career to inventing technologies for the advancement of stem cell, regenerative medicine and cancer research. As the first scientist hired at STEMCELL Technologies Inc. in 1994, Terry has been seminal in building Canada’s largest biotech company. She has been granted patents for 14 unique technologies personally and 22 more invented by her team which is now 210 strong, 70% of whom are women. She is an exceptional leader of young scientists launching many into successful careers in science. Mentoring is second nature to her as she has guided more than 135 PhD graduates to become senior managers in technology development.