BICO’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) consists of key opinion leaders and innovators. All have an extensive track record in developing and commercializing next generation medical technologies that include tissue engineering, multiomics, vaccine-development, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, and more. Through our SAB, BICO will remain a market leading innovator by always being at the forefront of scientific discovery and dialogue. Our advisors play an important role in helping determine the strategic direction for our investments in research and development.
Professor Robert Langer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a Lemelson-MIT prize winner, the world’s largest prize for invention, for being one of history’s most prolific inventors in medicine and is one of only 11 Institute Professors at MIT, the highest award that can be bestowed on a faculty member. Dr. Langer has received over 220 major awards. He is one of 3 living individuals to have received both the United States National Medal of Science (2006) and the United States National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2011).
Professor of Immunology at Weizmann Institute of Science. Prof. Amit is a leader in the field of immunogenomics and a pioneer in development of single-cell genomic technologies and their application to characterize the immune system. Recipient of the EMBO Gold Medal award and an HHMI International Research Scholar for his work revealing the function of the immune system.
Dr. Ali Khademhosseini served as Professor at Harvard-MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and at Harvard Medical School, was formerly Levi Knight Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, and Radiology at UCLA, and has now been appointed Director and CEO of the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation.