J. E J Rasko
John Rasko, B.S., M.B.B.S. (honors), Ph.D., FRCPA, FRACP, works as a Physician and as a Scientist with a productive track record in gene and stem-cell therapy, experimental hematology, and molecular biology. In over 126 papers, he has made contributions to the understanding of hemopoietic growth factors and hemopoiesis, gene transfer technologies, oncogenesis, human aminoacidurias, and noncoding RNAs. He serves at a hospital and at national bodies as a Chair of GTTAC, Office of the Gene Technology Regulator, Cofounder (2000) and Past-President (from 2003 to 2005) of the Australasian Gene Therapy Society, Vice President of the International Society for Cellular Therapy (from 2008 to 2012), and Founder (2009) of ISCT-Australia. He is a Member in the Scientific Advisory Committee for Philanthropic Foundations. His current appointments are Director of Cell and Molecular Therapies at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Head of the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at the Centenary Institute, and a Professor at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia.
Biography Updated on 17 June 2010