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 Expert  714825

Expert in Cellular Immunology, stem cells, regenerative medicine,

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Arizona (AZ)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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CELLULAR IMMUNOLOGY; CELLULAR IMMUNITY; HYBRIDOMA; IMMUNOCHEMICAL ASSAY. Expert's career has been spent in the area of basic and applied cellular immunology. He is very knowledgeable of infectious disease and the analysis of immune competence in humans and animals. He has worked with both animal and human models and has been involved all aspects of his field (i.e. CTL, NK, Ab). He has experience in applying and developing immunoassays and has a good understanding of cell and tissue culture, mAb production, flow cytometry, hybridoma, and ELISA.

BIOMARKERS. Expert's four years of work with the EPA has taught him how to apply his experience towards biomarkers in many different areas of health research. He continues to do research in environmental monitoring and studies the effects of environmental pollutants on biological systems with emphasis on the immune system as a sensitivity indicator.

CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Expert has spent the past six years of his research focusing on studies in clinical immunology and hematology. Specifically, his research involves transplantation and developmental immunology. He also has experience in tumor immunology and models of metastasis. He has applied a variety of different immunological and molecular biology techniques in his work.

CYTOTOXICITY; CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTES; ANTIBODY PRODUCTION. Expert is very knowledgeable of natural killer (cytotoxic) cells. He also understands cellular regulation, cell surface interactions, cell and tissue culturing, flow cytometry, and antibody & hybridoma production.

DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCING. Expert has done research in the areas of nucleic acids, RNA, DNA sequencing & synthesis, genetic manipulation, gene regulation, and protein synthesis. He is experienced with cloning techniques, and is also knowledgeable of molecular biology and biotechnology.


antibody production




cell culture


cellular immunity


cellular immunology


cytotoxic T lymphocyte




DNA sequencing


flow cytometry




hybridoma technology






animal model

Expert started the first cord blood bank in the USA in 1992 and has worked in cord blood banking and transplantation for more than 20 years. Currently, he serves as the Director of the biorepository at the University of Arizona.

cell bank


cord blood stem cell transplantation


stem cell


umbilical cord blood storage

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona;  Tucson, Arizona;  Mesa, Arizona;  Chandler, Arizona;  Tempe, Arizona;  and Gilbert, Arizona.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   PhD   Microbiology and Immunology,   Wake Forest University  
1979   MS   Medical Sciences,   Wake Forest University  
1978   BS   Biology, Mathematics, Psychology,   Wake Forest University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1989 to






1985 to 1989


Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Research Associate, Center for Environmental Medicine & Lung Biology


1985 to 1985


Environmental Monitoring & Services


Staff Immunologist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Arizona Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, the International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology, AAAS, and the American Association of Immunology.

Professional Appointments

He reviews articles for the Journal of Immunology, Cellular Immunology, International Journal of Cancer, and Cancer Research. He reviews grants for the NSF and the USPHS Veteran's Administration.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has spoken on many occasions in the U.S. and abroad and has published numerous articles and abstracts.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  
 - Am J Respir Cell Mol Biology  
 - Journal of Immunology  
 - Cell Immunology  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Immunology expert for consulting on regulations regarding immunology.
  • Immunotherapy expert for consulting on cancer research.
  • Immunization expert for consulting on H1N1 responsiveness.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in wake forest microbiology research associate center for environmental medicine environmental monitoring staff immunologist for consulting on Vaccine Litigation.
  • Expert witness on immunology blood assays for consulting on ELISA spot assay analyzer.
  • Expert in forensic immunology vaccines for consulting on doctor's final report for litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert is fluent in French.

Market Research:
Expert has successfully launched 5 biotechnology companies based on his work at the university.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: * All products involved in cellular immunology * All products involved in molecular biology.

He has access to the following resources: * Vendor files * Computer database.


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