Senior Editor

Chris Mason

Prof. Chris Mason, MBBS, PhD, FSB, FRCSI, FRCS

Chief Science Officer, AVROBIO, USA and Regenerative Medicine Bioprocessing Unit, Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering, University College London, UK

Prof. Chris Mason is a clinician-scientist with over 20 years of cell and gene therapy experience including Full Professor of Regenerative Medicine Bioprocessing at University College London. He has a multidisciplinary track record spanning R&D, clinical medicine, bioprocessing, regulation, healthcare economics, reimbursement and commercialization. He is co-founder of the London Regenerative Medicine Network, trustee of the UK Stem Cell Foundation and on the UK-Israel Science Council. Current SAB appointments include; public and private companies, the UK Cell Therapy Catapult and the Canadian Centre for the Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine. Prof. Mason is a general spokesperson for the cell and gene therapy sector including frequent newspaper, radio and TV interviews plus social media including @Prof_ChrisMason on Twitter


Editorial Advisory Board

Robin Ali

ROBIN ALI

Head of Department of Genetics, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, UK

Biography

Tony Atala

ANTONY ATALA

Director, Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, USA

Biography

Andrew Baker

ANDREW BAKER

BHF Professor of Translational Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK

Biography

Alexey Bersenev

ALEXEY BERSENEV

Director, Cell Therapy Processing/Advanced Cell Therapy Labs, Yale University, USA

Biography

Gregory Bonfiglio

GREGORY BONFIGLIO

Managing Partner, Proteus Venture Partners, USA

Biography

Mark Bonyhadi

MARK BONYHADI

Vice President, Research, Juno Therapeutics, USA

Biography

Christopher Bravery

CHRISTOPHER BRAVERY

Director, Consulting on Advanced Biologicals, UK

Biography

Tania Bubela

TANIA BUBELA

Associate Dean Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada

Biography

Lee Buckler

LEE BUCKLER

VP, Business & Corporate Development, Replicel, Canada

Biography

Editorial Board member

JUAN BUEREN

Hematopoietic Innovative Therapies Div/, CIEMAT/CIBERER & IIS-Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Spain

Biography

Bruce Bunnell

BRUCE BUNNELL

Director, Center for Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine, Tulane University, USA

Biography

nicola-mcall

MARINA CAVAZZANA-CALVO

Professor of Medicine, Paris Descartes University, France USA

Biography

Editorial Board member

NICK CRABB

Programme Director – Scientific Affairs, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK

Biography

Wilfried Dalemans

WILFRIED DALEMANS

CTO, TiGenix, Belgium

Biography

Editorial Board member

OLIVIER DANOS

Senior Vice President, Gene Therapy, Biogen Idec, USA

Biography

Robert Deans

ROBERT DEANS

CSO, Rubius Therapeutics, USA

Biography

Colleen Delaney

COLLEEN DELANEY

Director, Program in Cord Blood Transplantation, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA

Biography

Massimo Dominici

MASSIMO DOMINICI

Head Lab of Cell Biol. & Advanced Cancer Therapies, Univ. Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy

Biography

Paul Fairchild

PAUL FAIRCHILD

Co-Director of the Oxford Stem Cell Institute, Oxford University, UK

Biography

Boris Fehse

BORIS FEHSE

Head of the Research Dept. Cell and Gene Therapy, University of Hamburg, Germany

Biography

Joseph Glorioso III

JOSEPH GLORIOSO III

Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Biography

Philip Gregory

PHILIP D GREGORY

CSO, Bluebird Bio, USA

Biography

Editorial Board Member

RICHARD HARBOTTLE

Head of DNA Vector Research, German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Germany

Biography

Martin Hildebrandt

MARTIN HILDEBRANDT

Executive Director, TUMCells, Technical University Munich, Germany

Biography

Johan Hyllner

JOHAN HYLLNER

CSO, Cell Therapy Catapult, UK

Biography

Armand Keating

ARMAND KEATING

Director, Cell Therapy Program, University of Toronto, Canada

Biography

Paul Kemp

PAUL KEMP

CEO and CSO, Intercytex, UK

Biography

Sven Kili

SVEN KILI

VP and Development Head, Gene Therapy, GSK, UK

Biography

Joanne Kurtzberg

JOANNE KURTZBERG

Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank, Duke University, USA

Biography

Edward Lanphier

EDWARD LANPHIER

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sangamo BioSciences, Inc., USA

Biography

James Lawford-Davies

JAMES LAWFORD-DAVIES

Partner, Hempsons, UK

Biography

Editorial Board Member

MICHAEL LINDEN

Professor of Virology, Kings College London, UK

Biography

Mark Lowdell

MARK LOWDELL

Director of Cellular Therapy & Biobanking, University College London, UK

Biography

Geoff MacKay

GEOFF MACKAY

Managing Partner, Proteus Venture Capital, USA

Biography

Aby Matthew

ABY J MATHEW

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, BioLife Solutions, Inc, USA

Biography

Kirstin Matthews

KIRSTIN MATTHEWS

Fellow in Science and Technology Policy, Baker Institute, Rice University, USA

Biography

Michael May

MICHAEL MAY

CEO, Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine, Canada

Biography

Jeffrey A Medin

JEFFREY A MEDIN

MACC Fund Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Biography

Christian Meyer

CHRISTIAN MEYER

CMO, uniQure, Netherlands

Biography

Ryuichi Morishita

RYUICHI MORISHITA

Professor, Department of Clinical Gene Therapy, Osaka University, Japan

Biography

EMMA MORRIS

Reader in Immunology and Immunotherapy, University College London, UK

Biography

KEVIN MORRIS

Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, USA

Biography

Claudio Mussolino

CLAUDIO MUSSOLINO

Group Leader - Junior Group Genome Engineering, University of Freiberg, Germany

Biography

Amit Nathwani

AMIT NATHWANI

Director of the Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre, Royal Free Hospital, UK

Biography

Mike Perry

MIKE PERRY

CSO, Cell & Gene Therapy Unit, Novartis, USA

Biography

Editorial Board Member

ROGER PEDERSEN

Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

Biography

Kai Pinkernell

KAI PINKERNELL

Global Head of Clinical Business, Miltenyi Biotec, Germany

Biography

Brock Reeve

BROCK REEVE

Executive Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, USA

Biography

Louise Rodino Klapac

LOUISE RODINO-KLAPAC

PI, Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, USA

Biography

Michael Rudnicki

MICHAEL RUDNICKI

Director, Regenerative Medicine Program, University of Ottawa, Canada

Biography

Paula Salmikangas

PAULA SALMIKANGAS

Chair, Committee for Advanced Therapies, European Medicines Agency (EMA), Finland

Biography

Beatriz San Martin

BEATRIZ SAN MARTIN

Partner, Fieldfisher, UKd

Biography

Editorial Board Member

STEFAN SCHEDING

Division Head, Lund Stem Cell Center, Lund University, Sweden

Biography

Shintaro Sengoku

SHINTARO SENGOKU

Graduate School of Innovation Management, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Biography

Bernie Siegel

BERNIE SIEGEL

Executive Director, Genetics Policy Institute USA

Biography

Jan Thirkettle

JAN THIRKETTLE

Vice President, Advanced Therapy Delivery, GSK, UK

Biography

Adrian Thrasher

ADRIAN J THRASHER

Programme Lead, UCL Institute of Child Health, UK

Biography

Phil Vanek

PHIL VANEK

GM Cell BioProcessing, GE Healthcare, USA

Biography

Mike West

MIKE WEST

CEO, BioTime, USA

Biography