ICT U.S. North American Scientific Advisory Board

Laurence H. Kedes, MD

ICT U.S. Co-Chairman of the Committee of Scientists

  • Scientific Director and Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Archon X PRIZE in Genomics
  • Provosts Gold Medal from the University of Messina, Italy
  • Weston Visiting Professor at the Weitzmann Institute (2009)
  • Interim Director of Medical Genetics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Founding Board Member of the Institute of Genetic Medicine at the University of Southern California

C. Thomas Vangsness, MD

ICT U.S. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Stem Cell Therapy Research Specialist & Orthopedic Surgery Specialist at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
  • Team Physician for the University of Southern California Athletics
  • Member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology

Joel Weinthal, MD

ICT U.S. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Director of Stem Cell Transplant and Medical Director of the Apheresis Program at the Medical City Dallas Hospital
  • Member of American Society of Hematology
  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Elected 10 times as the best Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists in Dallas

Dean H. Kedes, PhD, MD

ICT U.S. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Full Professor with tenure
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, and
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Director of the University of Virginia Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Basic Science Award (2003-2004)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Physician Scientist Award (1993-1996)