Tissue Repair | Our Team

Tissue Repair is led and advised by a team of leading scientific and medical experts, who together encompass broad experience across clinical development and product commercialisation in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Notably, the team includes specialists who have extensive experience in working with insoluble β-glucans from a research, clinical trial and manufacturing perspective.
  • Leadership Team
  • Board of Directors
  • Scientific Advisory Team
Dr Darryl Reed
Chief Operations Officer (COO)

With over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr Reed has worked across research, Government and the private sector. At the completion of his melanoma research fellowship in Lausanne, Switzerland, Darryl relocated back to Australia where he joined the Therapeutic Goods Administration (Dept. of Health) and represented the Government on several joint industry committees. Moving to the private sector, Darryl has worked in a variety of senior roles with both Roche and Bayer, spanning regulatory and scientific affairs, medical and clinical support, product development, and sales and marketing.

Dr Reed headed up the Medical teams for Roche and Bayer Consumer Health divisions before moving into dedicated commercial roles. Dr Reed has a 19-year history with Bayer, he has extensive experience in leading strong product portfolios and heading up internal sales teams selling to health care professionals.

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Tony Charara
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Tony is a co-founder of Tissue Repair. He has been actively involved in the Company’s clinical development program, across its two-phase 2B trials, commercialisation strategy, IP, manufacturing, analytical development and overall operations.

Tony holds patents in the company’s proprietary technology platform Glucoprime®.

Tony is an investment banker by background and has extensive experience across early-stage venture assets and in advising technology companies at ANZ Investment Bank and JPMorgan in their respective investment banking teams.

Tony is also a co-founder of Mable Technologies, an online health technology platform operating in the health services and aged care and disability sectors. Mable was named Australian growth technology company of the year in 2020. It was also listed in the Top 10 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and the AFR Fast 100 list in 2021.

As Tony is a co-founder and has been a Director of Tissue Repair since the Company’s incorporation, he is considered by the Board not to be an independent director.

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Dr Pramod Nednoor
Vice President of Chemistry and Controls

Dr Nednoor has held leadership roles at a number of pharmaceutical companies undertaking drug development and manufacturing activities.  He has extensive experience assisting small and medium size pharma companies in identifying, evaluating and selecting CDMOs, contract analytical and microbiology labs to support drug development for IND/NDA/ANDA submissions.  Dr. Nednoor also has expertise in creating and maintaining detailed CMC project plans, timelines, budget and managing multiple CMC programs.

He played a key role in the development, production and quality control testing of Tissue Repair’s TR-987 Gel product to support the Phase IIB clinical study. He is currently leading the CMC activities to support Phase III clinical studies. He is also actively involved in the preparation of CMC documentation to the FDA.

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Mark Waring
Vice President Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Mark is an executive level project manager, researcher and consultant. He has over 30 years’ experience in Research and Development of Pharmaceutical products and Medical Devices. His early career was spent at the University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH). As part of his work there he worked with Dr Graham Kelly to describe many new biologically active isoflavones and the early development of the TR-987 technology for wound healing (Tissue Repair’s proprietary technology). He moved to the U.S. in 1998 to head the Clinical Research and Technical affairs program for a growing biotech firm. Mark has held roles of increasing responsibility since, including Deloitte Consulting and Quintiles IMS (IQVIA), advising both large and small clients in clinical research, product approval and launch.

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William Bost
Vice President Manufacturing

Bill is a chemical operations and process specialist with extensive experience advising pharmaceutical manufacturers in drug development and manufacture, with a focus on topicals.  Bill has direct specific experience in approved wound topicals including the only topical drug approved for chronic wounds over the last 30 years.

Bill led the technical manufacturing transfer of the sterile diabetic ulcer gel product, REGRANEX Gel, from a Puerto Rico site to a New Jersey site.  REGRANEX Gel is a topical gel to treat chronic wounds and was the last wound care product approved as a drug by the FDA (approved 1997).

Bill led the process development and scale up of Purell from a limited distribution medical product to the world’s market leading hand sanitiser product.

Bill had key roles in the development and launch of Coppertone’s spray sunscreens resolving dosing and clogging issues through formula and device corrections, and the launching of McNeil’s liquid Tylenol products.

Bill was asked to work with Smith + Nephew at their biologic collagen API facility that had been unable to produce in specification material for their SANTYL® debridement product.  Within two weeks Bill had the site producing in specification API consistently.

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Cameron Jones
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Cameron is the Managing Director of Bio101, a financial services firm providing accounting, tax and company secretarial services specialising in the healthcare and life science sectors. A qualified Chartered Accountant and registered tax agent, Cameron acts as CFO and Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed life science companies and venture capital investee companies. In his role at Bio101 Cameron has assisted clients in the initial public offer process.

Cameron is a Director and Treasurer of registered charities Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Ltd and BioAutism Ltd.

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Tony Charara
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Tony is a co-founder of Tissue Repair. He has been actively involved in the Company’s clinical development program, across its two-phase 2B trials, commercialisation strategy, IP, manufacturing, analytical development and overall operations.

Tony holds patents in the company’s proprietary technology platform Glucoprime®.

Tony is an investment banker by background and has extensive experience across early-stage venture assets and in advising technology companies at ANZ Investment Bank and JPMorgan in their respective investment banking teams.

Tony is also a co-founder of Mable Technologies, an online health technology platform operating in the health services and aged care and disability sectors. Mable was named Australian growth technology company of the year in 2020. It was also listed in the Top 10 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and the AFR Fast 100 list in 2021.

As Tony is a co-founder and has been a Director of Tissue Repair since the Company’s incorporation, he is considered by the Board not to be an independent director.

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Jack Lowenstein
Independent, Non-Executive Chair

Jack has over 25 years of senior management experience in financial services and was a pioneer in developing Australian ESG investment, first at Hunter Hall Investment Management from 1997 to 2011, and then from 2012 to 2019 at Morphic Asset Management. Both companies specialised in investing in ethically screened global mid-cap equities. Morphic was acquired in 2019 by Ellerston Capital and he remains a non-executive director of the company.

He was also a co-founder of Fiji’s first investment bank, Kontiki Capital which he chaired from its inception in 1998 to 2017, and remains a director of Kinetic Growth Fund, which is listed on the South Pacific Stock Exchange.

Jack has been a director of several Australian ASX listed public companies, including Hunter Hall International, Hunter Hall Global Value, Kresta Holdings, Reinsurance Australia, Fiji Kava Limited (ASX:FIJ) and Calliden Group. He is currently a director of Morphic Ethical Equities . Jack has an MA (Oxon) and completed the Owner/President Management Course at Harvard Business School in 2009.

Jack is considered by the Board to be an independent director.

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Bryan Gray
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Bryan has over 35 years’ experience in Banking and Financial services in Australia and New Zealand. He spent 20 years at J.P Morgan in the Corporate and Investment Bank, the last 12 years as a Managing Director. Prior to that he held senior roles at State Street Bank and is a Chartered Accountant (CA). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and MAICD from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is currently a non-executive director of RFBI a not-for-profit business operating in the Residential Aged Care and Retirement sector.

Bryan is considered by the Board to be an independent director.

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Dr Michael Silberberg
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Dr. Silberberg has over 35 years of experience working in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He currently serves in the role of Global Strategy Head, Medical Affairs for Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company. Michael joined Allergan in 2011 as Medical Director for Australia and New Zealand, overseeing the facial aesthetic, ophthalmic and neurologic business.  In 2015, he transitioned to the role of Therapeutic Area Medical Director, Aesthetics, APAC based in Singapore, before relocating to the UK as Executive Medical Director, Aesthetics, International. In 2020, he was promoted to the role of Global Strategy Head, Medical Affairs for the Facial Aesthetic franchise.

Prior to joining Allergan, Michael worked at Novartis Australia, Medical Affairs, covering a broad portfolio of products across transplant medicine, cardiology, anti-infectives, and rheumatology. Prior to this, he served in the role of Director Physician Services, at DaVIta, Inc, a California-based renal care services provider.

Dr Silberberg is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic Surgeon. He completed his General Surgery training at The New York Hospital/Cornell University, and his Otolaryngology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH).  In his final year, he served as Chief Resident of the Otolaryngology service at New York Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and MEETH, and Head and Neck Fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Michael has a Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College, where he was awarded the JA Moore prize in Otology, and was named a Barr Scholar and Papanicolaou Fellow. He also has an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Anderson School at UCLA, where he served as Venture Fellow. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with an AB, Biomedicine.

Dr Silberberg is the author of multiple scientific publications in the field of aesthetic medicine.

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Prof. Graham Edmund Kelly
Chief Scientific Advisor

Dr Kelly was the inventor of Tissue Repair’s technology 28-year background in medical research, principally in transplantation immunology and cancer research. As Head of the Transplantation Laboratories of the Department of Surgery, The University of Sydney, Dr Kelly led a research team investigating the issue of impaired wound healing in immunosuppressed transplant recipients. That work led to the finding that yeast-derived, micro-particulate β- (1-3)(1-6) glucan optimally restores normal rates of healing in incisional wounds in animals where the repair process is inhibited by immunosuppressive therapy.  Dr Kelly currently is CEO of Noxopharm limited a cancer drug development company, and acts as a Scientific Advisor to TR Therapeutics. He has been awarded an Adjunct Professorship by the University of Sydney.

Dr Kelly indirectly holds shares through an entity that he controls.

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Dr Mitchel P. Goldman
Medical & Scientific Advisor – Aesthetic Dermatology

Dr. Goldman is Founder and Medical Director of Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick, Groff & Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology. A graduate of Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, and the Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman is a Volunteer Clinical Professor in Medicine/Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr Goldman is Board Certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery. He is former President of the American College of Phlebology and President-Elect of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, He presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has authored and/or co-authored 21 Textbooks on Dermatology, Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Cellulite and Dermatologic Surgery as well as over 300 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters.
Dr. Goldman is a recent recipient of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery’s 21st Century Achievement Award and the 2009 President’s Award from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery for Outstanding Contribution in Teaching and Research. He also serves as a medical consultant to numerous companies, including Obagi Medical, SkinMedica, Allergan Medical, Merz Cosmetic, Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Lumenis Laser Corporation, New Star Lasers, and many others.

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Dr. Thomas E. Serena
Medical and Scientific Advisor – Wound Healing

Founder and Medical Director of The Serena Group™, a family of wound, hyperbaric and research companies, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The College of William and Mary and Penn State Medical School. He is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of wound healing: He has 100 published papers and has given more than 300 invited lectures throughout the world. He consults for numerous wound care industrial partners in the development of new products for the wound care space.

Dr Serena indirectly holds shares through an entity that he controls.

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A/Prof. Michael Woodward
Scientific Advisor

Dr Woodward is an expert in wound management, rehabilitation, geriatric medicine, dementia and cognitive disorders and quality use of medications. He is currently Director of Aged Care Research and heads the Wound Clinic at one of Melbourne’s large metropolitan teaching hospitals. He is past President of the Australian Wound Management Association, past Editor of Wound Practice and Research and of the Geriatric Therapeutics section of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.

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Dr Vaclav Vetvicka
Scientific Advisor

Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D., is a Professor of Pathology at the Department of Pathology of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He graduated from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic with an advanced degree in biology and obtained his Ph.D. from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. His postgraduate training included a stay at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, and at the Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic.

His main area of research interest focuses on the development of natural immunomodulators. In addition to the glucan research, Dr. Vetvicka helped to launch glucan in several countries including USA, France, Brazil, Turkey, South Korea, Australia and Czech Republic.
Dr. Vetvicka is author and co-author of more than 360 peer-reviewed publications, ten books and nine international patents. In addition, he presented over 80 invited lectures at the universities and research institutes all around the world.

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Leadership Team
Dr Darryl Reed
Chief Operations Officer (COO)

With over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr Reed has worked across research, Government and the private sector. At the completion of his melanoma research fellowship in Lausanne, Switzerland, Darryl relocated back to Australia where he joined the Therapeutic Goods Administration (Dept. of Health) and represented the Government on several joint industry committees. Moving to the private sector, Darryl has worked in a variety of senior roles with both Roche and Bayer, spanning regulatory and scientific affairs, medical and clinical support, product development, and sales and marketing.

Dr Reed headed up the Medical teams for Roche and Bayer Consumer Health divisions before moving into dedicated commercial roles. Dr Reed has a 19-year history with Bayer, he has extensive experience in leading strong product portfolios and heading up internal sales teams selling to health care professionals.

Tony Charara
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Tony is a co-founder of Tissue Repair. He has been actively involved in the Company’s clinical development program, across its two-phase 2B trials, commercialisation strategy, IP, manufacturing, analytical development and overall operations.

Tony holds patents in the company’s proprietary technology platform Glucoprime®.

Tony is an investment banker by background and has extensive experience across early-stage venture assets and in advising technology companies at ANZ Investment Bank and JPMorgan in their respective investment banking teams.

Tony is also a co-founder of Mable Technologies, an online health technology platform operating in the health services and aged care and disability sectors. Mable was named Australian growth technology company of the year in 2020. It was also listed in the Top 10 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and the AFR Fast 100 list in 2021.

As Tony is a co-founder and has been a Director of Tissue Repair since the Company’s incorporation, he is considered by the Board not to be an independent director.

Dr Pramod Nednoor
Vice President of Chemistry and Controls

Dr Nednoor has held leadership roles at a number of pharmaceutical companies undertaking drug development and manufacturing activities.  He has extensive experience assisting small and medium size pharma companies in identifying, evaluating and selecting CDMOs, contract analytical and microbiology labs to support drug development for IND/NDA/ANDA submissions.  Dr. Nednoor also has expertise in creating and maintaining detailed CMC project plans, timelines, budget and managing multiple CMC programs.

He played a key role in the development, production and quality control testing of Tissue Repair’s TR-987 Gel product to support the Phase IIB clinical study. He is currently leading the CMC activities to support Phase III clinical studies. He is also actively involved in the preparation of CMC documentation to the FDA.

Mark Waring
Vice President Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Mark is an executive level project manager, researcher and consultant. He has over 30 years’ experience in Research and Development of Pharmaceutical products and Medical Devices. His early career was spent at the University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH). As part of his work there he worked with Dr Graham Kelly to describe many new biologically active isoflavones and the early development of the TR-987 technology for wound healing (Tissue Repair’s proprietary technology). He moved to the U.S. in 1998 to head the Clinical Research and Technical affairs program for a growing biotech firm. Mark has held roles of increasing responsibility since, including Deloitte Consulting and Quintiles IMS (IQVIA), advising both large and small clients in clinical research, product approval and launch.

William Bost
Vice President Manufacturing

Bill is a chemical operations and process specialist with extensive experience advising pharmaceutical manufacturers in drug development and manufacture, with a focus on topicals.  Bill has direct specific experience in approved wound topicals including the only topical drug approved for chronic wounds over the last 30 years.

Bill led the technical manufacturing transfer of the sterile diabetic ulcer gel product, REGRANEX Gel, from a Puerto Rico site to a New Jersey site.  REGRANEX Gel is a topical gel to treat chronic wounds and was the last wound care product approved as a drug by the FDA (approved 1997).

Bill led the process development and scale up of Purell from a limited distribution medical product to the world’s market leading hand sanitiser product.

Bill had key roles in the development and launch of Coppertone’s spray sunscreens resolving dosing and clogging issues through formula and device corrections, and the launching of McNeil’s liquid Tylenol products.

Bill was asked to work with Smith + Nephew at their biologic collagen API facility that had been unable to produce in specification material for their SANTYL® debridement product.  Within two weeks Bill had the site producing in specification API consistently.

Cameron Jones
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Cameron is the Managing Director of Bio101, a financial services firm providing accounting, tax and company secretarial services specialising in the healthcare and life science sectors. A qualified Chartered Accountant and registered tax agent, Cameron acts as CFO and Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed life science companies and venture capital investee companies. In his role at Bio101 Cameron has assisted clients in the initial public offer process.

Cameron is a Director and Treasurer of registered charities Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Ltd and BioAutism Ltd.

Board of Directors
Tony Charara
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Tony is a co-founder of Tissue Repair. He has been actively involved in the Company’s clinical development program, across its two-phase 2B trials, commercialisation strategy, IP, manufacturing, analytical development and overall operations.

Tony holds patents in the company’s proprietary technology platform Glucoprime®.

Tony is an investment banker by background and has extensive experience across early-stage venture assets and in advising technology companies at ANZ Investment Bank and JPMorgan in their respective investment banking teams.

Tony is also a co-founder of Mable Technologies, an online health technology platform operating in the health services and aged care and disability sectors. Mable was named Australian growth technology company of the year in 2020. It was also listed in the Top 10 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and the AFR Fast 100 list in 2021.

As Tony is a co-founder and has been a Director of Tissue Repair since the Company’s incorporation, he is considered by the Board not to be an independent director.

Jack Lowenstein
Independent, Non-Executive Chair

Jack has over 25 years of senior management experience in financial services and was a pioneer in developing Australian ESG investment, first at Hunter Hall Investment Management from 1997 to 2011, and then from 2012 to 2019 at Morphic Asset Management. Both companies specialised in investing in ethically screened global mid-cap equities. Morphic was acquired in 2019 by Ellerston Capital and he remains a non-executive director of the company.

He was also a co-founder of Fiji’s first investment bank, Kontiki Capital which he chaired from its inception in 1998 to 2017, and remains a director of Kinetic Growth Fund, which is listed on the South Pacific Stock Exchange.

Jack has been a director of several Australian ASX listed public companies, including Hunter Hall International, Hunter Hall Global Value, Kresta Holdings, Reinsurance Australia, Fiji Kava Limited (ASX:FIJ) and Calliden Group. He is currently a director of Morphic Ethical Equities . Jack has an MA (Oxon) and completed the Owner/President Management Course at Harvard Business School in 2009.

Jack is considered by the Board to be an independent director.

Bryan Gray
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Bryan has over 35 years’ experience in Banking and Financial services in Australia and New Zealand. He spent 20 years at J.P Morgan in the Corporate and Investment Bank, the last 12 years as a Managing Director. Prior to that he held senior roles at State Street Bank and is a Chartered Accountant (CA). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and MAICD from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is currently a non-executive director of RFBI a not-for-profit business operating in the Residential Aged Care and Retirement sector.

Bryan is considered by the Board to be an independent director.

Dr Michael Silberberg
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Dr. Silberberg has over 35 years of experience working in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He currently serves in the role of Global Strategy Head, Medical Affairs for Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company. Michael joined Allergan in 2011 as Medical Director for Australia and New Zealand, overseeing the facial aesthetic, ophthalmic and neurologic business.  In 2015, he transitioned to the role of Therapeutic Area Medical Director, Aesthetics, APAC based in Singapore, before relocating to the UK as Executive Medical Director, Aesthetics, International. In 2020, he was promoted to the role of Global Strategy Head, Medical Affairs for the Facial Aesthetic franchise.

Prior to joining Allergan, Michael worked at Novartis Australia, Medical Affairs, covering a broad portfolio of products across transplant medicine, cardiology, anti-infectives, and rheumatology. Prior to this, he served in the role of Director Physician Services, at DaVIta, Inc, a California-based renal care services provider.

Dr Silberberg is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic Surgeon. He completed his General Surgery training at The New York Hospital/Cornell University, and his Otolaryngology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH).  In his final year, he served as Chief Resident of the Otolaryngology service at New York Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and MEETH, and Head and Neck Fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Michael has a Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College, where he was awarded the JA Moore prize in Otology, and was named a Barr Scholar and Papanicolaou Fellow. He also has an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Anderson School at UCLA, where he served as Venture Fellow. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with an AB, Biomedicine.

Dr Silberberg is the author of multiple scientific publications in the field of aesthetic medicine.

Scientific Advisory Team
Prof. Graham Edmund Kelly
Chief Scientific Advisor

Dr Kelly was the inventor of Tissue Repair’s technology 28-year background in medical research, principally in transplantation immunology and cancer research. As Head of the Transplantation Laboratories of the Department of Surgery, The University of Sydney, Dr Kelly led a research team investigating the issue of impaired wound healing in immunosuppressed transplant recipients. That work led to the finding that yeast-derived, micro-particulate β- (1-3)(1-6) glucan optimally restores normal rates of healing in incisional wounds in animals where the repair process is inhibited by immunosuppressive therapy.  Dr Kelly currently is CEO of Noxopharm limited a cancer drug development company, and acts as a Scientific Advisor to TR Therapeutics. He has been awarded an Adjunct Professorship by the University of Sydney.

Dr Kelly indirectly holds shares through an entity that he controls.

Dr Mitchel P. Goldman
Medical & Scientific Advisor – Aesthetic Dermatology

Dr. Goldman is Founder and Medical Director of Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick, Groff & Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology. A graduate of Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, and the Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman is a Volunteer Clinical Professor in Medicine/Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr Goldman is Board Certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery. He is former President of the American College of Phlebology and President-Elect of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, He presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has authored and/or co-authored 21 Textbooks on Dermatology, Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Cellulite and Dermatologic Surgery as well as over 300 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters.
Dr. Goldman is a recent recipient of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery’s 21st Century Achievement Award and the 2009 President’s Award from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery for Outstanding Contribution in Teaching and Research. He also serves as a medical consultant to numerous companies, including Obagi Medical, SkinMedica, Allergan Medical, Merz Cosmetic, Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Lumenis Laser Corporation, New Star Lasers, and many others.

Dr. Thomas E. Serena
Medical and Scientific Advisor – Wound Healing

Founder and Medical Director of The Serena Group™, a family of wound, hyperbaric and research companies, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The College of William and Mary and Penn State Medical School. He is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of wound healing: He has 100 published papers and has given more than 300 invited lectures throughout the world. He consults for numerous wound care industrial partners in the development of new products for the wound care space.

Dr Serena indirectly holds shares through an entity that he controls.

A/Prof. Michael Woodward
Scientific Advisor

Dr Woodward is an expert in wound management, rehabilitation, geriatric medicine, dementia and cognitive disorders and quality use of medications. He is currently Director of Aged Care Research and heads the Wound Clinic at one of Melbourne’s large metropolitan teaching hospitals. He is past President of the Australian Wound Management Association, past Editor of Wound Practice and Research and of the Geriatric Therapeutics section of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.

Dr Vaclav Vetvicka
Scientific Advisor

Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D., is a Professor of Pathology at the Department of Pathology of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He graduated from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic with an advanced degree in biology and obtained his Ph.D. from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. His postgraduate training included a stay at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, and at the Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic.

His main area of research interest focuses on the development of natural immunomodulators. In addition to the glucan research, Dr. Vetvicka helped to launch glucan in several countries including USA, France, Brazil, Turkey, South Korea, Australia and Czech Republic.
Dr. Vetvicka is author and co-author of more than 360 peer-reviewed publications, ten books and nine international patents. In addition, he presented over 80 invited lectures at the universities and research institutes all around the world.