Cell Source Appoints Dr. Hermann Einsele to Its Scientific Advisory Board
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/15 -- Cell Source, Inc. (OTCQB: CLCS) a biotechnology company focused on developing cell therapy treatments based on immunotherapy and regenerative medicine, announced today that Dr. Hermann Einsele, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Julius Maximilian University, Würzburg, Germany, has joined its Scientific Advisory Board.
Itamar Shimrat, CEO of Cell Source stated, "Dr. Einsele has been a close supporter of Cell Source since its inception, and we are pleased and proud to have him join our Scientific Advisory Board. His close familiarity with our technology and extensive expertise in immunotherapy for cancer make him an excellent addition to our team. He is one of the top experts in the world in multiple myeloma and stem cell transplantation, whose research is focused on adoptive immunotherapy. Dr. Einsele is passionate about the potential of our technology to save lives and eager to help bring our product to the clinic in Germany and around the world."
Dr. Einsele stated, "I have enthusiastically followed the development of Dr. Reisner's discoveries and believe that these treatments have the potential to significantly improve survival rates and quality of life for many patients." Dr. Einsele trained in Germany and the UK, and was a Research Fellow in the Department of Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology, and Immunology at the University of Tübingen, Germany. A former visiting professor at both the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA and at the City of Hope Hospital in Duarte, CA, Professor Einsele is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) as well as the European Hematology Association (EHA).
Dr. Einsele is the Chairman of the German Study Group on Multiple Myeloma and serves on the Board of Directors of both the German Society of Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation and the German Lymphoma Group. He is part of the working group for Infectious Disease, Chronic Leukemia and Immunobiology at the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT). A past recipient of the van Bekkum Award, the highest annual European award for research in the field of stem cell transplantation, he is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (London), and was the 2012 Nobel Lecturer on Stem Cell Biology/Transplantation at the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institute (Sweden).
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Released September 2, 2015