Ambulero is a regenerative gene and cell therapy spin-out from the University of Miami developing new ways to treat vascular tissue disease.

COMPANY: OUR TEAM

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Robert L. Buchanan

Robert L. Buchanan - serial entrepreneur and investor; Entrepreneur-in-Residence, University of Miami, co-founder Idogen AS (IDOGEN: Spotlight); early investor RhoVAC AS (RHOVAC: Spotlight); GC Avexxin AS, PhD. UCLA, Biology Fellow CalTech, former Associate GC Biogen Inc, Ventac Partners LLC, Boston

Chief Executive Officer
Carlton Anderson
Chief Operations Officer

30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, advancing pharmaceuticals and biologics to market including over 20 US & foreign products. Early in his career, Dr. Anderson was a professional baseball player with the Pittsburgh Pirates; MS Strategic Management, U North Texas, PhD U North Texas Health Science Center, Partner Ventac Partners, LLC Dallas/Fort Worth.

Robert L. Buchanan - serial entrepreneur and investor; Etrepreneur-in-residence, University of Miami, co-founder Idogen AS (IDOGEN: Spotlight); early investor RhoVAC AS (RHOVAC: Spotlight); GC Avexxin AS, PhD. UCLA, Biology Fellow CalTech, former Associate GC Biogen Inc, Ventac Partners LLC, Boston

Omaida Caridad Velazquez
Chief Medical Officer

Professor and Chair, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, David Kimmelman Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief for UMHS Health System & Jackson Health System, Leonard. M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. She is the PI of an NIH-funded basic science laboratory investigating vascular biology, angiogenesis and vasculogenesis. Dr. Velazquez is the author of 20 books/monographs, more than 100 journal articles, has received 35 funded research grants.

Zhao-Jun Liu
Chief Scientific Officer

Associate Professor, University of Miami; Dr. Liu focuses on using stem cells to improve blood circulation in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and critical limb ischemia (CLI). Dr. Liu is leading efforts to understand the basic biology and uses of supercharged stem cells. He is leading our non-clinical work to IND for Ambulero’s gene and cell therapy programs.

BOARD

Randy Berholtz
Chair

Mesa Verde Venture Partners, executive level positions at Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Apricus Biosciences, ACON laboratories, Nanogen, Inglewood Ventures, LP, Ventac Partners LLC, San Diego

  • Member: Robert L. Buchanan (CEO)

OTHER MEMBERS: To be announced

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Gregory Landry
Chair

Head Division of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery School of Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon

OTHER MEMBERS: To be announced

BUSINESS ADVISORS

Bruce Patsner
FDA Advisor

Dr. Patsner dedicated his career to providing guidance on a wide spectrum of FDA regulatory matters including IND, compliance, NDA and BLA issues as well as how to optimize all interactions with the FDA. Dr. Pastner served as a Senior Medical Officer at the FDA during which time he was its primary medical reviewer for over 50 IND and NDA applications. In addition, Dr. Patsner is a U Cal Berkeley and Harvard trained attorney with an M.B.A from Rutgers. 

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