The following esteemed team of advisors is chartered with developing additional scientific protocols, literature and industry partnerships that will facilitate the accumulation and utilization of Cryobanks International’s cord blood stem cell inventory, with the objective of guiding Cryobanks International in setting the standard in the industry for quality transplantable cord blood stem cell units.
Roy M. Ambinder, M.D.
President, Florida Hematology & Oncology Specialists
President, Ambinder Strategic Consulting
President, Lake County Oncology & Hematology
Florida Society of Clinical Oncology
Undergraduate degree from Yale University
Medical Degree from Columbia University
Residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Benjamin Bonavida, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,University of California, Los Angeles
Member of the American Association for Cancer ResearchMember of the UCLA Cancer Center Advisory Committee
Educated at the University of Paris, BA and Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Residency at the Weizman Institute of Science
Salem Chouaib, Ph.D.
Research Director, National Institute for Health and Medicine (INSERM)
Head, INSERM Unit, Institut Gustave Roussy
Research Fellow, Immunobiology Department, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Research Fellow, Institut de Recherches sur les Maladies du Sang, Hopital Saint-Louis,Paris
Earned Doctorate at Pierre et Marie University Paris
Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the French Ligue Against Cancer
John R. Edwards, M.D.
Head of Internal Review BoardDirector, Bone Marrow Transplant Center, Walt Disney Memorial Cancer Institute at Florida Hospital Orlando
Former Director of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Education includes a BA from the University of Florida, the University of Bonn, Germany, and an MD from the University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency Training at the University of California, San Francisco and University of Florida
Eliane Gluckman, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Coordinator, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Saint-Louis, Paris
Laboratory Director, Biology of Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Paris University
Member of the team of physicians that performed the first cord blood stem cell transplant in 1988 on a child with Fanconi’s Anemia.
International Instructor on hematology, transplantation and immunology.
Work published in over 500 scientific publications
Sanford M. Lederman, M.D. F.A.C.O.G.
ChairmanPartner, Brooklyn Women’s Health Care
Attending, Long Island College Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Ob/Gyn, State University of New York Downstate
Former Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Long Island College HospitaI
Geralyn M. Meny, M.D.
Medical Director, American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
Medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
Chairperson, Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells Accreditation Program Committee, American Association of Blood Banks
Eliezer A. Rachmilewitz, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Hadassah University
Head of Hematology, Hadassah University
Former Chair of the Research Committee of Faculty of Medicine, Hadassah University
Chairman of the Liason Committee, International Society of Hematology
Medical Doctorate from Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School
Residency at Hadassah, Tufts University and Albert Einstein Medical School
Eric S. Sandler, M.D.
Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Nemours Clinic — Jacksonville, Florida
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
Member of the Children’s Cancer Committee of the Texas Division of the American Cancer Society
Medical Advisory Board National Children’s Cancer Society
Earned BA from Brandeis, MD from University of VermontGary J. Schiller, M.D.
Vice ChairmanAssociate Professor of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
Director of Leukemia Studies and Leukemia Clinic, University of California Los Angeles
School of Medicine
Fellowship, American College of Physicians
BS and MD earned at the University of Southern California
Residency training at University of Southern California