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Roster of the Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee

Applying for Membership on FDA Advisory Committees

As part of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ongoing efforts to recruit qualified experts with minimal conflicts of interest who are interested in serving on FDA advisory committees, FDA is requesting nominations for members to serve on its advisory committees.

Current Number of Vacancies: 2

Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

  • Chair


  • Designated Federal Officer
    Janie Kim, Pharm.D.

    Division Of Scientific Advisors And Consultants
    Center For Biologics Evaluation And Research


  • James R. Anderson, Ph.D.
    Expertise:  Biostatistics
    Term: 04/01/2014 – 03/31/2018

    Managing Director, Madison Office
    Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation
    Madison, Wisconsin


  • Dale Ando, M.D.*
    Expertise: Industry Representative
    Term: 4/1/2015 – 3/31/2019

    Vice President, Therapeutic Development and Chief Medical Officer
    Sangamo Biosciences, Inc.
    Richmond, California


  • David L. Bartlett, M.D.
    Expertise: Surgical Oncology
    Term: 10/21/14--03/31/18

    Director, Surgical Services for UPCI
    University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


  • William D. Bugbee, M.D.
    Expertise: Orthopaedic Surgery/Tissue Transplantation
    Term: 04/01/2013-3/31/2017

    Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Scripps Clinic
    10666 North Torrey Pines Road
    La Jolla, CA 92037


  • Barry J. Byrne, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Molecular Genetics/Pediatrics/Microbiology
    Term: 4/1/2014 – 3/31/2018

    Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
    Powell Gene Therapy Center
    University of Florida College of Medicine
    Gainesville, Florida


  • Timothy P. Cripe, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    Term: 04/01/2012-3/31/2016

    Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    The Ohio State University Wexner College of Medicine
    700 Children’s Drive
    Columbus, Ohio 43205


  • Leisha A. Emens, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Oncology/Cancer Vaccines
    Term: 04/01/2012 - 03/31/2016

    Associate Professor of Oncology
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Bunting-Blaustein Building
    1650 Orleans Street, Room 409
    Baltimore, MD 21231


  • John D. Gearhart, Ph.D.
    Expertise: Stem Cell Biology/Cellular Therapies
    Term: 01/06/2012 - 03/31/2016

    James Effron University Professor
    Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Biomedical Research Building
    421 Curie Blvd., 1150
    Philadelphia, PA 19104


  • Ole Isacson, M.D.-Ph.D.
    Expertise: Neurology and Neuroscience
    Term: 10/21/14 - 3/31/2018

    Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
    Director of the Neuroregeneration Institute and Neuroregeneration Laboratory
    McLean Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
    Belmont, Massachusetts


  • Grace E. Pluhar, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate ACVS
    Expertise: Veterinary Medicine
    Term: 04/01/2014 – 3/31/2018

    Associate Professor
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Minnesota
    St. Paul, Minnesota


  • Stephen M. Rose, Ph.D.**
    Expertise: Translational Research
    Term: 04/11/2012 - 03/31/2016

    Chief Research Officer
    Foundation Fighting Blindness
    7168 Columbia Gateway Drive
    Columbia, MD 21046


  • Robert F. Willenbucher, M.D., M.B.A.***
    Expertise: Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy
    Term: 04/01/2013 – 3/31/2017

    Head of Cell Therapy and the Janssen Incubator
    Janssen Research & Development, LLC
    Spring House, Pennsylvania


  • Ann C. Zovein, M.D.
    Expertise: Stem Cell/Developmental Biology/ Regenerative Medicine
    Term: 04/01/2014 – 03/31/2018

    Assistant Professor
    University of California San-Francisco
    Cardiovascular Research Institute
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
    San Francisco, California

* Industry Representative
** Consumer Representative
*** Alternate Industry Representative


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