-- Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg, Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Program at Duke University and Medical Director of the CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank at Duke. She performed the first successful cord blood transplant from an unrelated donor in 1993 and has since performed 900 umbilical cord blood transplants.
-- Dr. Hal Broxmeyer, the current Vice President and President Elect of the American Society of Hematology. Broxmeyer is a founder of the field of cord blood stem cell transplantation and widely recognized as one of the foremost experts in the world in cord blood stem cell science.
-- Dr. John Wagner, an expert in unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Dr. Wagner's study of the use of two cord blood units for transplantation has made it possible for many more adults to benefit from cord blood stem cell transplantation who would have otherwise not been candidates for this therapy.
-- Dr. Alan Levine serves as the company's Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Levine enjoyed a highly successful 25 year career with the National Institutes of Health ("NIH") where he was most recently the Director of the Blood Disease Program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the NIH. In this capacity, Dr. Levine was responsible for initiating the bone marrow and umbilical cord blood research programs at the NIH.
-- Dr. Esmail Zanjani, a world-renowned expert in blood stem cell biology, has led the development of the field of in utero stem cell transplantation and gene therapy as a means of curing genetic diseases prior to birth.
About CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank, Inc.
CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank, headquartered in Orlando, Florida is creating
a large, ethnically diverse, high quality inventory of available cord blood
stem cell units for the many patients in need of a potentially life-saving
transplant. CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank
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