Expertise DescriptionI have 20 years experience as a Laboratory Director in urology, specializing in stem cell research and tissue bioengineering for transplants and reconstruction. My expertise includes: amniotic fluid stem cell research (including for arthritic and degenerative joint disease); bladder issues; developmental biology; embryonic stem cell research; kidney diseases; kidney transplants; kidney surgery; magnetic resonance urography; organ replacement; organ transplants; pediatric urology; renal failure; tissue regeneration / repair; urinary tract diseases; and urologic surgery. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting experience includes: Assistant Professor in Urology; Clinically-appointed Attending Staff Surgeon; Lectures in Pediatric Urology to Rotating Residents; Head of the Laboratory for Organ Regenerative Research and Tissue Engineering, Developmental Biology Program.
|M.D.||University of Southern California School of Medicine|
|B.S.||Biological Sciences||University of Southern California|
Awards & Affiliation
|Wright Foundation Award|
|American Foundation of Urological Disease Research Scientist Award|
|Baxter Research Award|
|Von L. Meyer Traveling Fellowship Award|
|Resident Teacher of the Year Award|
California Medical Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases