Prof. Anthony Atala Wake Forrest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, USA

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Anthony Atala, MD, is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Atala works with several journals and serves in various roles, including Editor-in-Chief of Stem Cells - Translational Medicine and... read moreCurrent Stem Cell Research and Therapy; as Associate Editor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, The Journal of Rejuvenation Research, and Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine; and as Editorial Board member of Expert International Journal of Stem Cells and Stem Cell Review Letters. Dr. Atala is a recipient of many awards, including the Christopher Columbus Foundation Award, the Samuel D. Gross Prize, the Barringer Medal and the Gold Cystoscope award. Dr. Atala was named by Scientific American as a "Medical Treatments Leader of the Year" for his contributions to the fields of cell, tissue and organ regeneration. He is the editor of twelve books, including Principles of Regenerative Medicine, Foundations of Regenerative Medicine, Methods of Tissue Engineering, and Minimally Invasive Urology. He has published more than 300 journal articles and has applied for or received over 200 national and international patents.