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

Professor of Molecular Genetics, UCL, Chief Scientific Officer, MeiraGTx

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

 

NINA BAUER

Associate Director, Commercial Development, Lonza, Switzerland

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

Christopher Bravery

CHRISTOPHER BRAVERY

Director, Consulting on Advanced Biologicals, UK

Biography

Tania Bubela

TANIA BUBELA

Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Biography

Lee Buckler

LEE BUCKLER

President & CEO, Director, RepliCel Life Sciences, Canada

Biography

 

JUAN BUEREN

Head of the Hematopoietic Innovative Therapies Division, CIEMAT and the Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBERER)

Biography

Bruce Bunnell

BRUCE BUNNELL

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

Biography

 

NATHALIE CARTIER-LACAVE

CSO, BrainVectis, France

Biography

 

MARINA CAVAZZANA

Professor of Hematology at Paris Descartes University, Head of the Department of Biotherapy at Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, AP-HP and Chief of Research of the Laboratory of Human Lympho-hematopoiesis U1163 Inserm in the Institut Imagine in Paris

Biography

 

NICK CRABB

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

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Wilfried Dalemans

WILFRIED DALEMANS

CTO, TiGenix, Belgium

Biography

Editorial Board member

OLIVIER DANOS

Chief Scientific Officer, REGENXBIO Inc, USA

Biography

Robert Deans

ROBERT DEANS

Chief Technology Officer, BlueRock Therapeutics, USA

Biography

Colleen Delaney

COLLEEN DELANEY

Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Nohla Therapeutics, USA

Biography

Massimo Dominici

MASSIMO DOMINICI

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

Biography

Paul Fairchild

PAUL FAIRCHILD

University Lecturer in the Immunobiology of Stem Cells and Oxford Martin Senior Fellow, 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

 

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

Armand Keating

ARMAND KEATING

Director, Cell Therapy Program, University of Toronto, Canada

Biography

Paul Kemp

PAUL KEMP

CEO, HairClone, 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

James Lawford-Davies

JAMES LAWFORD-DAVIES

Partner, Hempsons, UK

Biography

 

MICHAEL LINDEN

Co-founder, Handl Bio Partners, UK

Biography

Mark Lowdell

MARK LOWDELL

CSO and founder, InMuneBio, UK

Biography

Geoff MacKay

GEOFF MACKAY

CEO, Avrobio, 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

Chief Medical Officer, Therachon AG

Biography

Ryuichi Morishita

RYUICHI MORISHITA

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

Biography

EMMA MORRIS

Professor of Clinical Cell and Gene Therapy, University College London, UK

Biography

KEVIN MORRIS

Professor, Center for Gene Therapy, Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cells, City of Hope, 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

IOANNIS PAPANTONIOU

ATMP Research coordinator, Prometheus, Division of Skeletal Tissue Engineering Skeletal Biology and Engineering Research Center, KU Leuven, Belgium

Biography

 

ROGER PEDERSEN

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

Biography

Kai Pinkernell

KAI PINKERNELL

Chief Medical Officer / Chief Development Officer, Medigene, Germany

Biography

Brock Reeve

BROCK REEVE

Executive Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, USA

Biography

Louise Rodino Klapac

LOUISE RODINO-KLAPAC

Vice President - Gene Therapy, Sarepta, USA

Biography

Michael Rudnicki

MICHAEL RUDNICKI

Director, Regenerative Medicine Program, University of Ottawa, Canada

Biography

Paula Salmikangas

PAULA SALMIKANGAS

Director of Biopharmaceuticals and ATMP, NDA Group AB

Biography

Beatriz San Martin

BEATRIZ SAN MARTIN

Partner, Fieldfisher, UK

Biography

 

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

Chief Development Officer, Freeline Therapeutics, 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, AgeX Therapeutics, USA

Biography