Regeneratively Speaking® Podcast

The Regeneratively Speaking® Podcast is brought to you by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and is a registered trademark of Wake Forest University Health Sciences. In each episode, we bring you interviews with guest researchers and our Institute’s faculty covering the latest cutting-edge research in regenerative medicine.

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Episode 26: Inside WFIRM: James Yoo, MD, PhD

James Yoo, MD, PhD
Professor, Associate Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Gabor Forgacs 

Episode 25: Biomechanics Across Scales: From the Subcellular to the Organismal

Gabor Forgacs, PhD
Scientific Founder and CSO, Modern Meadow, Inc.; Scientific Founder of Organovo; Professor of Biological Physics, University of Missouri-Columbia

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Doris Taylor 

Episode 24:  Maximizing Regenerative Medicine Strategies: Should the Focus be the Cells, the Matrix, or the Inflammasome?

Doris Taylor, PhD, HON D.Sc., FAHA, FACC
Regenerative Medicine Research, Texas Heart Institute

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A Mata 

Episode 23: Functional Materials and Biomimetic Enviro.

Alvaro Mata, DEng
Institute of Bioengineering, Queen Mary University of London

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Brendan Harley 

Episode 22: Harnessing Niche Concepts for Reg. Medicine

Brendan Harley, ScD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Univ. of Illinois

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Episode 21: Smarter Therapies

Craig L. Duvall, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

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Gail K 100155 

Episode 20: Bringing Regen Medicine Products to Market

Gail K. Naughton, PhD
Chairman and CEO
Histogen, Inc.

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Harry Salem 

Episode 19: Early Work in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Harry Salem, PhD, ATS
Chief Scientist for Life Sciences
US Army Research, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

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Mauro Ferarri 

Episode 18: Nanomedicine and Beyond

Mauro Ferrari, PhD
President and CEO
Houston Methodist Research Institute

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Richard Baird 

Episode 17: Interdisciplinary Training in Science

Richard Baird, PhD
Director, Division of Interdisciplinary Training
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

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Anne Plant 

Episode 16: Measurement Challenges

Anne L. Plant, PhD
Chief, Biosystems and Biomaterials Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Jim Thacker 

Episode 15: Inflammasome Regulation for Disease

James D. Thacker, PhD
President & Chief Science Officer
TherimuneX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Jay Siegel 

Episode 14: Policy, ARM and the Incubator Program

Jay P. Siegel, MD
Chief Biotechnology Officer and Head of Scientific Strategy & Policy, Johnson & Johnson


Robert Willenbucher 

Robert F. Willenbucher, MD
Head, Janssen Incubator, Cell Therapy and Research & Development

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Daniel Cheung 

Episode 13: Summer Scholars Program

Daniel Cheung
PhD Student, Cornell University, Biomedical Engineering
WFIRM Summer Scholars Alumni

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Perry Karsen 

Episode 12: Cell Therapy to Treat Disease

Perry Karsen
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Celgene Cellular Therapeutics

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Douglas Losordo MD 

Episode 11: Cell Therapy for Chronic Disease

Douglas William Losordo, MD
Chief Medical Officer
NeoStem, Inc.

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Episode 10: Technology and Innovation

Ibraheem Badejo, PhD
Senior Director, New Ventures
Johnson & Johnson Innovation

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 Michael Hiles 

Episode 9: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Michael Hiles, PhD
Vice President, Research & CSO
Cook Biotech Incorporated

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 Phil Vanek 

Episode 8: Cell Therapy Technologies

Philip Vanek, PhD
General Manager, Cell Therapy Technologies
GE Healthcare

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 Richard Satava 

Episode 7: Technology and the Future of Healthcare

Richard M. Satava, MD, FACS
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
University of Washington Medical Center

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 Richard Rapoza 

Episode 6: Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds

Richard Rapoza, PhD
Divisional Vice President, R & D
New Technology & Therapy Innovation, Abbott Vascular

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 Sonia Arrison 

Episode 5: Longevity

Sonia Arrison
Author, 100 Plus
Founder, Academic Advisor & Trustee, Singularity University

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 Daniel Kraft 

Episode 4: The Future of Health and Medicine

Daniel Kraft, MD
Medicine and Neuroscience Chair, Singularity University
Executive Director, Exponential Medicine

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Michael Sefton 

Episode 3: Cell Delivery and Vascularization

Michael Sefton, ScD
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

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 Alan Trounson, PhD 

Episode 2: Stem Cell Funding

Alan Trounson, PhD
Former President
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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 Arnold I. Caplan, PhD 

Episode 1: Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Arnold I. Caplan, PhD
Director, Skeletal Research Center
Professor, Department of Biology and General Medical Sciences
Case Western Reserve University

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