San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013
Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing, research and development, announced today that Professors Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FRCP, FACC and Javed Butler, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute have agreed to join the Scientific Advisory Board for Stemedica’s Cardiology Division.
Dr. Arshed A. Quyyumi has been involved in clinical translational research in cardiovascular diseases for over 25 years. His research focuses on vascular biology, angiogenesis, progenitor cell biology, mechanisms of myocardial ischemia, and the role of genetic and environmental risks on vascular disease. In 2001 he was appointed Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the Emory University School of Medicine. In 2010, he was named Co-Director of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (ECCRI). Dr. Quyyumi serves on the editorial boards of several national journals and is a reviewer for the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Study Sections. Dr. Quyyumi has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed publications and has been an invited speaker and session chair at many scientific meetings and conferences. During his academic career, Dr. Quyyumi has managed more than 50 NIH, industry-funded, or investigator-initiated projects, including numerous clinical trials.
Dr. Javed Butler’s research focuses on the disease progression, outcomes, and prognosis determination in patients with heart failure, with special emphasis on patients undergoing cardiac transplantation and left ventricular assist device placement. Before moving to Emory University where he is a professor of cardiology, he was Director f
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