Dr. Jeanne Loring – USA
Jeanne is a world-renowned stem cell scientist and Co-Founder of Aspen Neuroscience. Jeanne’s work provided the methods for differentiation of autologous induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) into dopaminergic neurons which formed the basis for Aspen Neuroscience. Jeanne has a wealth of biotech industry experience including founding Arcos Bioscience (now Viacyte) and leading the development of Hana Biologics, GenPharm International, Molecular Dynamics, and Incyte Genomics. She was the founding director of the stem cell center in the Center for Regenerative Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute and co-founder of the stem cell center at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Discovery Research Institute.
Jeanne is Professor emeritus at The Scripps Research Institute, scientific advisor for Summit for Stem Cell Foundation, Research Fellow of the San Diego Zoo, Adjunct Professor in Human Genetics at Sanford Burnham Prebys Discovery Research Institute, and Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at San Diego State University. Jeanne has provided advanced training in human stem cell biology for more than 400 scientists over the last 15 years. She is author of the Human Stem Cell Manual and has an issued patent for PluriTest®, a novel bioinformatic test for pluripotency that is publicly available and has been used over 30,000 times globally.