Juan-Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Ph.D., Professor, Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Dr. Izpisua Belmonte’s area of research is focused on the understanding of stem cell biology, organ and tissue development and regeneration. He served as the Director of the Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona from 2004-2013. Izpisua Belmonte has published over 350 articles and has received several honors and awards, including the William Clinton Presidential Award, the Pew Scholar Award, the National Science Foundation Creativity Award, the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award and the Roger Guillemin Chair for his endeavors in these fields. He graduated from the University of Valencia, Spain and received his Ph.D. from the University of Bologna, Italy and the University of Valencia, Spain.