Scientific Advisory Board
Scientific Advisory Board

Bioheart’s Scientific Advisory Board is composed of scientists, medical doctors and Ph.D.s, who are experienced with the various technologies being utilized by the company. The Scientific Advisory Board functions in a consulting capacity meeting periodically to advise Bioheart management on various projects and matters including product development, clinical trials and physician training programs. Members of the Scientific Advisory Board may resign without notice at any time.
As of January 1, 2008, Bioheart’s Scientific Advisory Board consists of the following members:

Name Specialty Position
Barry T. Katzen, M.D. Interventionist and endovascular Professor and Associate Chair of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology University of Florida
Camillo Ricordi, M.D Preclinical research and cell culturing Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery and Medicine Chief of the Division of Cellular Transplantati
Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D. Article Dr. Doris Taylor - Heart Maker Preclinical research and cell culturing Medtronic Bakken Chair and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Repair University of Minnesota
Dr. Christopher M. O'Connor Congestive heart failure and ischemic heart disease Director, Duke Heart Failure Program Associate Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute Duke Unive
Dr. Sergio Pinski Cardiology and electrophysiology Head, Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Department of Cardiology Cleveland Clinic Flor
Edward Diethrich, M.D. Cardiac surgery and endovascular specialist Director Arizona Heart Hospital Phoenix, Arizona
Eric Crumpler, Ph.D. Preclinical research Assistant Professor of Bioreactors, Bioengineering, and Biomaterials Florida International Universit
Felipe Prósper, Ph.D. Preclinical Research Associate Professor of Medicine Universidad de Navarro
George J. Magovern, M.D. Cardiac surgery Retired Chairman Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Allegheny Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Harold Ott, M.D. Preclinical research Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
James Margolis, M.D. Interventional cardiology Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education Miami International Cardiology Consultants
Jorge Genovese, M.D. Preclinical research Research Professor University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Juan C. Chachques, M.D., Ph.D. Preclinical research Director of Surgical and Clinical Research Broussais and Pompidou Hospitals Paris, France
Keith March, M.D., Ph.D Preclinical research Director Indiana University Center for Vascular Biology Indianapolis, Indiana
Marc Penn, M.D., Ph.D. Preclinical Research Medical Director, Coronary Intensive Care Unit Director, Experimental Animal Laboratory and Associat
Miranda Grounds, Ph.D. Preclinical research Professor, School of Anatomy and Human Biology The University of Western Australia Crawley, Western
Nicholas S. Peters, M.D., Ph.D. Electrophysiology Professor of Cardiology Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology St. Mary's Hospital and Imperial College
Nicolas Chronos, M.D., MRCP, FACC, FESC, FAHA Interventional cardiology Chief Medical and Scientific Officer American Cardiovascular Research Institute Atlanta, Georgia
Race L. Kao, Ph.D. Preclinical research and cell- culturing Professor and Carroll H. Long Chair of Excellence for Surgical Research James H. Ouillen College of
Ray Chiu, M.D., Ph.D. Preclinical research Professor of Surgery McGill University Quebec, Canada
Richard Heuser, M.D. Interventional cardiology Director of Cardiology Phoenix Heart Institute Phoenix, Arizona
Robert S. Schwartz, M.D. Preclinical research Research Cardiologist Minneapolis Heart Institute Minneapolis, Minnesota
Robert Van Tassel, M.D. Interventional cardiology Senior Consultant in Cardiology Minneapolis Heart Institute Minneapolis, Minnesota
Samuel S. Ahn, M.D., MBA Endovascular specialist President University Vascular Associates Vascular Management Associates Los Angeles, California
Stephen G. Ellis, M.D. Interventional cardiology Director Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, Ohio
Stephen Ramee, M.D. Interventional Cardiology Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Ochsner Clinic Foundation New Orleans, Louisiana
Stuart Williams, Ph.D. Preclinical Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Surgery, Physiology, and Material Science Engineering Universit
Syde A. Taheri, M.D. Preclinical Research Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon Millard Fillmore Hospital Buffalo, New York
Warren Sherman, M.D., FACC Interventional cardiology Director of Medical Education and Associate Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories The Zena a
Wendell King Preclinical research Chairman, Gateway Alliance II (consulting firm) St. Paul, Minnesota
Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D. Interventional cardiology Cardiologist Holy Cross Hospital Ft. Lauderdale, Florida