Partnerships with the Center for Regenerative Medicine are selected and focused on the goal of combining strengths and eliminating deficiencies. The boards will evolve around technological expertise, commercialization, regulatory and/or clinical trial expertise, and financing.

External Scientific Advisory Board will provide strategic input for scientific aspects of CRM on an annual basis.

  • Tony Atala
    Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    Wake Forest, NC
  • Arnold Caplan
    Director, Skeletal Research Center, Case Western University
    Cleveland, OH
  • William Chilian
    Chair of Physiology
    Northeastern Ohio College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH
  • Farsh Guilak
    Director, Regenerative Medicine Center
    Washington University School of Medicine
  • Robert Hromas
    Dean, UT San Antonio Medical School
  • Randall Mills
    CEO, Be The Match
  • Marc Penn
    Chief of Cardiovascular Research
    Summa Health System, Akron, OH
  • Darwin Prockop
    Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine
    Austin, TX
  • Peter Rubin
    Director, Adipose Stem Cell Center
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Robert Sackstein
    Professor, Harvard Medical School
    Director, Program of Excellence in Glycosciences
  • Richard Snyder
    Brammer Bio
  • Andre Terzic
    Director, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine
    Rochester, MN
  • Akihiro Umezawa
    Vice President, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development
    Tokyo, Japan

Corporate Advisory Board: The corporate advisory board will consist of representatives from local, national and international stakeholders who have been selected for his or her expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic commercialization, as well as the aligned interest in regenerative medicine.

  • William Cimino
    GID Group
    Louisville, CO
  • Michael Coleman
    Theratome Bio
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Bob Deans
    BlueRock Therapeutics
    Cambridge, MA
  • Joel Higgins
    Warsaw, IN
  • Sotirios Karathanasis
    Boston, MA
  • Michael May
    Director, Center for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine
    Toronto, ON
  • Jim O’Connell
    UF TTO
    Gainesville, FL
  • Chris Olsen
    Frost and Sullivan
    San Francisco, CA

Philanthropic Advisory Board: Board members announced soon.