Giuseppe Orlando, MD, PhD, Marie Curie Fellow, is a surgeon scientist at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina, US. He specializes in the transplantation, bioengineering and regeneration of the kidney and endocrine pancreas at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He received his MD, general surgery and PhD degrees from the University of Rome, Italy, and specialized in abdominal organ transplantation, transplant immunology, regenerative medicine, and tissue engineering in Paris (France), Brussels (Belgium), Oxford (England) and Winston Salem.
He is the President-Elect of the Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society (CTRMS). He is also the Chair of the Education Committee of the same society. He serves as Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee of the American Society of Transplantation (AST).
He has launched and chairs the AST-Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS)-International Society of Cell and Gene Therapy (ISCT) cosponsored webinar series. The overarching goal of his scholarly activity is to bring the fields of transplant and regenerative medicine together to join forces and build their mutual future.