Director: Cesar Borlongan, Ph.D.
CESAR V. BORLONGAN, Ph.D. is a world leader in stem cell therapy for stroke. He served as an NIH Staff Fellow for 5 years, joined the academe in 2002, becoming a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia, with continuous multiple federal funding from VA, DoD, and NIH. He is an author of more than 270 peer-reviewed publications, lead editor of 2 books, and serves as editor of many scientific journals, including Stem Cells, JCBFM, PLoS One, and Brain Research.
He is a regular study section member of NIH, VA, and AHA, chairs the State of Maryland Stem Cell Research Funds, among other funding agencies. He serves as Vice President of the International Placenta Stem Cell Society. He was elected in 2012 as AAAS Fellow. He was featured in The Lancet Neurology "Lifeline" of 2008.