Yvette M. Blanco-Jivanjee, MS is a clinical research professional with over 17 years of experience within both the academic and biomedical Industries.
Marisol Castro-Paiz, PhD
Dr. Marisol Castro-Paiz is an accomplished and highly skilled scientist dedicated to the research and development of pharmaceuticals and medical products: working from early discovery through regulatory and clinical development.
Rafael Gonzalez, PhD
Dr. Gonzalez has been responsible for the development of clinical stem cell applications for several disease/trauma states, and has extensive expertise in degenerative disorders involving the spinal cord. Dr. Gonzalez additionally has several scientific publications in the stem cell field, and received his undergraduate degree in Biological Science, and PhD in Anatomy & Neurobiology from the University of California, Irvine.
Tan Ince, MD, PhD
Dr. Ince received his PhD in Pharmacology from Cornell, and subsequently completed clinical training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School.
Shalesh Kaushal, MD, PhD
Dr. Shalesh Kaushal obtained his undergraduate degree at Yale University in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He subsequently received his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, and completed his PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology: working with the Nobel Laureate and biochemist Dr. Har Gobind Khorana.
Anasua Kusari, PhD
Dr. Anasua Kusari has decades of expertise in cell signaling and protein-protein interactions in mammalian cells. For the last several years, she has been working in stem cell research. Dr. Kusari is currently working on developing a better understanding of the differentiation of cartilage from bone marrow stromal cells at the molecular level, and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.
Kevin MacDonald has over 25 years of experience, coupled with a successful track record of achieving regulatory market clearances and approvals in both the United States and abroad. His main area of expertise includes working as a regulatory, clinical, and quality consultant with small medical device startup companies.
Sharon McQuillan, MD
Dr. Sharon McQuillan is a board-certified physician specializing in integrative, regenerative, and aesthetic medicine. She graduated from the Ohio State University School of Medicine, and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society.
Gabriel Nistor, MD
Dr. Nistor has a broad, multidisciplinary knowledge and skillset in all science areas, with a primary focus in biology and medicine. Considered is a world-renowned leader in stem cell and spinal cord injury research, Dr. Nistor has developed many novel methods and procedures to the advancement of the field—and successfully co-developed an FDA-approved treatment for acute spinal cord injuries in rats, through a human embryonic stem cell derived treatment. Dr. Nistor’s seminal research while at University of California, Irvine involved numerous clinical research projects, and he continues to spearhead influential and informative research in stem cell therapies.
Nelson Piludu, MT
Nelson Piludu is a Medical Technologist by training, with over a decade of experience in the clinical research industry.
Marcela Salgado, MD
Dr. Marcela Salgado is a Medical Research administrator, with extensive and proven expertise in Clinical & Translational Research and Pathology.
H. Thomas Temple, MD
Dr. H. Thomas Temple has a medical career that spans nearly three decades. Dr. Temple joined Nova Southeastern University from the University of Miami- Miller School Of Medicine, where he served as Chief of the Orthopaedic Oncology Division, Director of the University of Miami Tissue Bank, Professor of Orthopaedics and Pathology, and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics.
Roberto Vazquez-Padron, PhD
Dr. Roberto I. Vazquez-Padron received his PhD in Biology from the University of Havana, after receiving multiple national awards from the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Dr. Vazquez-Padron was additionally selected as one of the Latin-American Talent Young Investigators by the Brazilian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.