Tissera Inc. Appoints Professor Yair Reisner, of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel to Chair Its Scientific Advisory Board.Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers
TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2004
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The transplantation of human organs has become a common medical procedure. Typical organs transplanted are the kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, cornea, skin, bones, and lungs. is necessary, announced today that Professor Yair Reisner of The Weizmann Institute of Science The Weizmann Institute of Science (מכון ויצמן למדע) is a world-renowned institute of higher learning and research in Rehovot, Israel. in Israel has been appointed Chairman of the Company's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
"Professor Riesner's international recognition as a leader in transplantation immunology, makes his appointment as Chairman of the SAB a strategically important one for Tissera," said Dr. Vicki Rabenou, Tissera's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "Professor Reisner, a world-renowned expert in immunology, brings a wide spectrum of immunology, tissue regeneration, and transplantation experience to our SAB and will provide guidance to Tissera as we are advancing with our Research and Development."
Prof. Reisner, a renowned expert in transplantation technology, holds the Henry Drake chair of Immunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He earned his M.Sc. at the University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. Commonly referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley and Cal and his Ph.D. at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Prof. Reisner has pioneered and popularized techniques for bone marrow transplantation Bone Marrow Transplantation Definition
The bone marrow—the sponge-like tissue found in the center of certain bones—contains stem cells that are the precursors of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. with partially matched donor tissue donor tissue,
n the tissue contributed by a donor to be used in tissue or organ transplant. . He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the American Society of Hematology Scientific committee on transplantation Biology and has been a visiting professor at the Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, Harvard University and Columbia University.
Prof. Reisner has published widely in leading scientific journals and serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal for Experimental Hematology, as a co-editor of an electronic quarterly on haploidentical bone marrow transplantation (www.haplo.org) and on the editorial board of a number of publications. Since 1993 Prof. Reisner, who was a founder of XTL XTL Crystal
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Tissera is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of novel tissue precursor regeneration technologies for treating gene deficiencies and diseases in which organ transplantation is necessary, while minimizing the dosage of immunosuppressive drugs. Tissera licensed the worldwide exclusive rights to the technology developed by Professor Yair Reisner at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. In this research, scientists successfully implanted embryonic human and porcine porcine /por·cine/ (por´sin) pertaining to swine.
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a nonpathogenic virus. kidney precursor tissues in mice, which grew into functional kidneys. This research was published in Nature Medicine and attracted worldwide scientific and media attention.
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