Congratulations to Dr. Keiichi Kuroki for receiving the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics Making a Difference Award for 2019.
Dr. Kuroki was Dr. Cook’s first PhD student and has been a part of the TLRO ever since, making a difference in many patients’ lives, 4-legged and 2-legged, for more than 20 years at Mizzou Ortho! The commemorative plaque recognizing Dr. Kuroki reads:
In recognition of the dedication and effort shown in helping to advance research in the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics in order to improve the quality of life for humans and animals, we present Dr. Keiichi Kuroki with the Making a Difference Award. This award recognizes Dr. Kuroki’s significant contributions to building and growing the Mizzou comparative and translational orthopaedic research team and mission. This plaque is intended to express our sincere appreciation for the hard work, leadership, and vision Dr. Kuroki has provided in making our research program the best in the world.