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Robert Lanza, M.D. is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Advanced Cell Technology, and Adjunct Professor of Surgical Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has several hundred scientific publications and patents, and over 30 books, including Principles of Tissue Engineering (1st through 4th Editions), Methods of Tissue Engineering, Principles of Cloning (1st and 2nd Editions), Essentials of Stem Cell Biology (1st and 2nd Editions), XENO, Yearbook of Cell & Tissue Transplantation, One World: The Health & Survival of the Human Species in the 21st Century (as editor, with forewords by C. Everett Koop and former President Jimmy Carter), and Medical Science & the Advancement of World Health. Dr. Lanza received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was both a University Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He is a former Fulbright Scholar, and studied as a student in the laboratory of Richard Hynes (MIT), Jonas Salk (The Salk Institute), and Nobel laureates Gerald Edelman (Rockefeller University) and Rodney Porter (Oxford University). He also worked closely (and coauthored a series of papers) with the late Harvard psychologist B.F. Skinner and heart transplant pioneer Christiaan Barnard. Dr. Lanza's current area of research focuses on the use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.
Advanced Cell Technology, MA, USA
Director, Baxter Laboratory in Genetic Pharmacology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U.S.A.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK
Director Emeritus, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Stanford University, Stanford, California, U.S.A.
BioTime Inc., Alameda, CA, USA