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Dr. Scadden is a hematologist/oncologist and an expert on the medical applications of stem cell biology with a particular emphasis on its use in the settings of cancer and AIDS. He is the Gerald and Darlene Jordan Professor of Medicine and is Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at
“I am very pleased to welcome David to our Board of Directors. David is an internationally recognized physician with significant experience as a physician and scientist at leading academic institutions. His work has led to several new medicines for patients with serious diseases,” said
“Editas Medicine is working at the cutting edge of science and technology, and I am honored to join its Board of Directors. I am confident that this team will bring ground-breaking medicines to patients and change the way we think of genomic diseases,” said Dr. Scadden.
Dr. Scadden holds a BA from
As a leading genome editing company,
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