Cell Source Appoints Dr. Robert Negrin to Its Scientific Advisory Board
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/06/15 -- Cell Source, Inc. (OTCQB: CLCS) a biotechnology company focused on developing cell therapy treatments based on immunotherapy and regenerative medicine, announced today that Dr. Robert S. Negrin, Director of the Bone and Marrow Transplantation Division and Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, has joined its Scientific Advisory Board.
Itamar Shimrat, CEO of Cell Source stated "We are delighted to have Dr. Negrin join our Scientific Advisory Board. He has a very deep understanding of the use of immunotherapy for both stem cell transplantation and cancer treatment. He also has a very practical approach to cell production and administration of cell therapy treatments. Having taught at Stanford for 25 years, Dr. Negrin has spent the past decade focusing on the use of T cells in immunotherapy, precisely the area in which Cell Source is developing its Veto Cell technology. Dr. Negrin will surely help us to optimize our clinical trials as well as our development of commercial production capacity."
Dr. Negrin stated, "I very much look forward to bringing these important ideas into the clinic." Dr. Negrin received his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and training in Internal Medicine and Hematology at Stanford University. He is the Program Leader of the Immunology and Immunotherapy of Cancer Program at the Stanford University Cancer Center. He is currently an Associate Editor of Blood (the weekly journal of the American Society of Hematology) and has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Dr. Negrin has served as the President of the American Society of Bone and Marrow Transplantation and the International Society of Cellular Therapy. He is an elected member of the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Negrin has earned research awards from the National Institutes of Health, the Leukemia Society of America and the Jose Carreras Leukemia Foundation and was a Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Awardee.
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Released July 6, 2015