Marie Csete

CEO • OkuloVision

Marie Csete MD, PhD is the CEO and Founder of OkuloVision, with previous industry experience as the Executive VP for R&D at Organovo, CMO of Avicena, and President/CEO of the non-profit Huntington Medical Research Institutes. Dr Csete was the first CSO of CIRM, California’s stem cell agency.

As a medical school professor, she led transplant anesthesiology services at UCSF, UCLA, Michigan and Emory, and served as co-director of the Emory/Georgia Tech MD/PhD program. Her lab studied how stem cells age.

Dr. Csete was educated at Princeton (AB, Music), Columbia (MD) and Caltech (PhD) where she was awarded Caltech’s highest honour to a student, the Clauser Prize. Her PhD work was important for the translation of many stem cell products, including OkuloVision’s cone progenitor cells.

Also speaking

Joshi Venugopal

General Manager and Head of Europe, Novartis Gene Therapies & Rare Diseases • Novartis Gene Therapies

Juliana Dias Alves Pinto

Head of GMP CAR T Production at the CCGTT, UCL & NHS Royal Free Hospital • UCL

Michal Besser

CTO, Davidoff Cancer Center • Rabin Medical Center

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