Julie Allickson, PhD serves as the Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon Director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine and the Otto Bremer Trust Director, Biomanufacturing and Product Development, Center for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Allickson joins Mayo Clinic from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, where she served as the chief manufacturing development center officer. Dr. Allickson has 30 years of experience in clinical translation of cellular therapies and regenerative medicine products including business management and board directorship experience. Prior to the Institute, Dr. Allickson was the Vice President of Research and Development and Laboratory Operations for Cryo-Cell International Inc.
Dr. Allickson was part of the team to perform the first Bone Marrow Transplant at the University of Miami in 1990 and at Miami Children’s Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program. She has a Doctorate in Health Sciences- Clinical Immunology along with a Master’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences. She is one of the founding members of the International Society of Cellular Therapy and a member of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Dr. Allickson is on the Board of Directors for AABB and IWEUS Capital along with Regenerative Medicine Outcomes Foundation as a scientific advisor, Editorial board of CELLR4, Vice Chair for Cord Blood Association Quality Committee, Technical Advisory Board for Tissue Engineered Products under ICCBBA, grant reviewer for state funded initiatives such as CIRM and serves on the ISCT Commercialization Committee.