Nucleus Biologics, a new San Diego-based supplier of premium cell culture products for biotech and pharmaceutical companies, is proud to host Dr. Stephen Badylak, Deputy Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh for an informal reception to discuss the role biomaterials play in today’s regenerative medicine field. Dr. Badylak is a leader in naturally occurring biomaterials, including extracellular matrix, and biomaterial/tissue interactions for regenerative medicine applications.
Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Location: Roy’s (La Jolla)
Address: 8670 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92122
About Dr. Stephen Badylak
Dr. Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, and Deputy Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Badylak has practiced both veterinary and human medicine, and is now fully engaged in research. Dr. Badylak began his academic career at Purdue University in 1983, and subsequently held a variety of positions including service as the Director of the Hillenbrand Biomedical Engineering Center from 1995-1998.
Dr. Badylak holds over 60 U.S. patents, 300 patents worldwide, has authored more than 340 scientific publications and 40 book chapters, and has recently edited a textbook entitled “Host Response to Biomaterials”. He has served as the Chair of several study sections at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is currently a member of the College of Scientific Reviewers for NIH. Dr. Badylak has either chaired or been a member of the Scientific Advisory Board to several major medical device companies. More than eight million patients have been treated with bioscaffolds developed in Dr. Badylak’s laboratory.
Dr. Badylak is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a member of the Society for Biomaterials, a charter member of the Tissue Engineering Society International, a past president of the Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) and a Founding International Fellow of TERMIS.