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Howard Fedoroff

  • Professor

Howard J Federoff, MD, PhD, is a Co-founder of Replay’s product company utilizing HSV’s ability to deliver big DNA in the brain. He is a distinguished professor of neurology at the University of California, Irvine. He is the former CEO of UCI Health, vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the UCI School of Medicine. Prior to joining UCI Health, Federoff was Executive Vice President of Health Sciences and executive dean at Georgetown University. Federoff has published more than 275 peer-reviewed and invited articles, and serves on editorial boards of five journals. He co-founded MedGenesis Therapeutix and Brain Neurotherapy Bio, both advancing therapeutics for neurologic diseases. He became CEO of the regenerative medicine company, Aspen Neuroscience, Inc, in San Diego. Aspen is developing an autologous iPSC drug product for Parkinson’s disease. Federoff chaired the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, the NHLBI Gene Therapy Resource and the Board of the Association of the Academic Health Centers. He has served as an advisor/director for several companies. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Inventors. He received his MD, MS and PhD in biochemistry from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his residency and clinical and research fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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