Scientific Advisory Board


Joseph R. Bertino, MD: Director of The Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey, Chief Scientific Officer of the Cancer Institute Of New Jersey, and University Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has also held leadership positions at Yale Medical School and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He authored over 400 papers.


Stuart D. Cook, MD: Professor of Neurosciences at NJMS/Rutgers, former President of UMDNJ, and Chair of Neuroscience Department. As a renowned multiple sclerosis researcher and clinician, he has written 4 books, 17 chapters, and over 300 papers and abstracts.


Pranela Rameshwar,PhD: Professor Department of Medicine, NJMS/Rutgers. She is a leader in the field of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC). Her expertise includes study of neural-hematopoiesis axis, and generation of electrophysiological functional neurons from bone marrow cells.