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Hans Keirstead

Irvine, California, United States
Dr. Keirstead is an internationally known stem cell expert and serial entrepreneur that has led therapy development for cancer, immune disorders, motor neuron diseases, spinal cord injury and retinal diseases. He is the Chairman and CEO of AIVITA Biomedical. He has founded 4 successful biotechnology companies, each returning significant value to investors and treatments to patients. He holds Board positions in several prominent biotechnology companies. He was a full Professor at the University of California, Irvine where he founded, directed and erected a building for the UCI Stem Cell Research Center. He was a founding advisor of the California Stem Cell Initiative that resulted in a $3 billion stem cell fund (CIRM). He has been a long-time advisor to several governments on biomedical policy. Dr. Keirstead received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of British Columbia, Canada, receiving the Cameron Award for outstanding Ph.D. thesis in the country.
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AIVITA Biomedical, Inc. is a personalized vaccine company evaluating vaccines for prevention of…