Academic Rank:
Clinical Professor, UBC
Short Bio:

Current Positions

  • Senior Scientist, Centre for Innovation, Canadian Blood Services
  • Investigator, Centre for Blood Research, University of British Columbia
  • Clinical Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Academic background

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Master of Arts in Science, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, Colorado, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, Colorado, USA

Research Interest

  • Hematology and Immunology
  • Immunocamouflage of Blood Cells – Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes, and Platelets
  • Redox-Mediated Erythrocyte Injury
  • Anti-Viral Prophylaxis
  • Iron Chelators

Dr. Scott’s research efforts are focused on the therapeutic use of ‘immunocamouflaged’ blood cells in transfusion medicine, the induction of tolerance in autoimmune diseases and in tissue transplantation and the prevention of viral diseases via a novel polymer-based broad-spectrum antiviral prophylactic gel. Dr. Scott has multiple issued and pending patents in the areas of hematology, immunology, microbiology and virology and has published over 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts.