Dr David Senitzer, PhD, a leading laboratory and technology expert, will be StemCyte's new Laboratory Director responsible for all UCB and HLA laboratory operations. Senitzer has been the Clinical Professor of Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at The City of Hope National Cancer Center since 1994. He will oversee StemCyte's unique dual processing capabilities ensuring that its laboratory operations comply with all current and anticipated regulatory protocols.
Dr. Jennifer Willert, MD will join StemCyte as a Medical Officer. Dr. Willert is an Associate Clinical Professor, University of California-San Diego School of Medicine. She specializes in blood and marrow transplant with the Division of hematology/oncology/BMT. She has prescribed and used cord blood units for treatment of critically ill children and supports broader accessibility of these life-saving resources to patients in need. Dr. Willert has a strong interest in stem cell research and regenerative medicine, along with emerging clinical applications using UCB.
Dr. Karen Taylor, MD, a Board Certified Obstetrician has joined StemCyte to oversee its collection methods, as well as its education programming for expecting parents, doctors and other health professionals engaged in the collection, documentation and chain of custody of UCB units.
"We are pleased to be adding Doctors Jen Willert, Karen Taylor and David Senitzer to oversee our transplant, collection and lab-processing activities," said Giacin. "These outstanding people will enhance StemCyte's unique hybrid business model in the cord blood industry. We could not be happier to have such passionate, committed and expert personnel added to our team. Their caliber demonstrates our deep and continued commitment to providing life-sa
|SOURCE StemCyte, Inc.|
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