Alliance for Cell Therapy Now Advisory Board


Julie Allickson, PhD
Director of the Regenerative Medicine Clinical Center; Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

George J. Christ, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery; Mary Muilenburg Stamp Professor of Orthopaedic Research; Director of Basic and Translational Research in Orthopaedic Surgery; Head, Laboratory of Regenerative Therapeutics; University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


Richard D’Amico, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Plastic Surgery Skin Care Center; Former President, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Colleen Delaney, MD, M.S.c.
Founder, Chief Science Officer and Executive Vice President of Research and Development, Deverra Therapeutics; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington


Joshua M. Hare, MD, FACC, FAHA
Louis Lemberg Professor of Medicine; Founding Director, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute; University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD (Co-Chair)
Jerome Harris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Pathology; Director, Marcus Center for Cellular Cures; Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program; Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank; Co-Director, Stem Cell Transplant Laboratory; Duke University Medical Center


Keith L. March, MD, PhD
Director, University of Florida Center for Regenerative Medicine; Vice Chief, Cardiology Research; Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Department of Medicine; University of Florida

Janet M. Marchibroda (Ex-Officio)
President, Alliance for Cell Therapy Now


Maria T. Millan, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer; California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

David A. Pearce, PhD
President of Innovation and Research, Sanford Health; Scientist, Pediatrics and Rare Diseases Group; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota; Board Member, Alliance for Cell Therapy Now


Wenchun Qu, MD, PhD
Department of Pain Medicine and Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville; Co-Chair of Mayo Clinic China Regional Development Group

Kyle Richardson
Board Member, Co-Director of Healthcare Initiatives, NFL Alumni Association


Ricardo L. Rodriguez, MD
Medical Director, Cosmeticsurg.net; Member, Regenerative Medicine Task Force, American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Former President, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS)

Krishnendu Roy, PhD
Robert A. Milton Chair; Director, NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT); Director, Marcus Center for Cell-Therapy Characterization and Manufacturing (MC3M); Technical Lead, National Cell Manufacturing Consortium; Director, Center for ImmunoEngineering; Georgia Institute of Technology


Fred Sanfilippo, MD, PhD
Professor, Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Director, Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program; Medical Director, The Marcus Foundation; Board Member, Alliance for Cell Therapy Now

Beth H. Shaz, MD
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President, New York Blood Center; Head, Laboratory of Innovative Research, New York Blood Center; Member, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute


Bernard Siegel, JD (Co-Chair)
Executive Director, Regenerative Medicine Foundation; Founder and Chair, World Stem Cell Summit

Robin L. Smith, MD, MBA
President and Chair, Stem for Life and Cura Foundation


Marc J. Scheineson (Ex-Officio)
Counsel, Alliance for Cell Therapy Now; Partner, Alston & Bird