In addition to his research and leadership responsibilities, Dr. Epstein serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, a member of the Association of American Physicians and an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Epstein is the recipient of the Distinguished WELCOME Lecturer award, was selected for the prestigious Pfizer Visiting Professor Program and is a frequent invited lecturer and keynote speaker at national and international medical conferences.
Sergey Sikora, PhD, President of Stemedica’s Cardiovascular Division noted, “I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Epstein for four years. In his role as head of our Cardiovascular Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Epstein will help guide our research, pre-clinical and clinical efforts. The relationship between stem cells and the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease is one of the rapidly emerging stories in health care. We are honored to have Dr. Epstein guide Stemedica in this journey.”
Maynard Howe, PhD, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stemedica commented, “As Stemedica moves forward with its United States-based clinical trials in acute myocardial infarct (AMI) and global trials in both AMI and chronic heart failure, we will look to Dr. Epstein to bring the highest level of scientific rigor to these efforts. We are delighted to have a physician of Dr. Epstein’s stature join our team. We look forward to working closely with him.”
Stemedica currently has three FDA-approved clinical trials underway in ischemic stroke, acute myocardial infarction and cutaneous photoaging. Under Dr. Epstein’s leadership, Stemedica will be expanding the Cardiovascular
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