Advisory Board

Lee Golden, M.D., Chairman, Advisory Board

Dr. Golden is currently SVP and Head Global Clinical Development at PTC Therapeutics Inc. Previously he was Chief Medical Officer at Gemphire (NASDAQ:GEMP), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing and commercializing therapies to help patients with cardiometabolic disorders, including dyslipidemia and NASH. Prior to that, he served as Senior VP, Therapeutic Business Unit Head for Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Central Nervous System at Mesoblast (NASDAQ:MESO). Dr. Golden is an expert in the oversight of large cardiovascular trials and the development of new cardiovascular/blood therapeutics. He has served as Executive Director of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cardiovascular Executive Director at Eisai Medical Research, and Cardiovascular Team Leader/Medical Director at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Golden has managed global cross-functional teams responsible for creating and implementing strategic development and commercial plans. Dr. Golden is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and is formally trained as an Interventional Cardiologist.

Michael D. Webb, MA, MBA, Advisory Board Member

President and CEO of CXL Ophthalmics, LLC (Current)

  • More than 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in healthcare and life sciences.
  • Founder and CEO of several biotechnology companies taking them from seed round funding through venture financing and NASDAQ IPO.
  • Former positions include SVP Worldwide Marketing, Ciba Geigy Diagnostics (now Novartis)
  • MBA from Kellogg, with a concentration in healthcare management.
  • Past Chairman, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council
Sheldon Goldstein, M.D., Advisory Board Member

Dr. Goldstein is the inventor of the MCTS device and the visionary behind the Company’s blood transfusion-related Intellectual Property.  Dr. Goldstein is an Internist & Cardiac Anesthesiologist practicing at Montefiore Medical Center, having received his medical degree at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia (renamed Drexel/Hahnemann).   Dr. Goldstein is an expert in the management of bleeding patients and has been invited to speak on coagulation and transfusion topics on multiple occasions.

Maureane R. Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D., Advisory Board Member

Dr. Hoffman is a tenured Professor of Pathology at Duke, and Director of the Hematology, Transfusion Service, and Clinical Chemistry Laboratories at the Durham VA Medical Center.  Dr. Hoffman’s research focuses on the role of cellular features in controlling hemostasis and thrombosis. Her work in collaboration with Dr. Harold Roberts and others has led to the development of an in-vitro cell-based model that mimics many aspects of hemostasis in-vivo.  She has authored or co-authored over 115 journal articles and has lectured extensively on the laboratory aspects of coagulation.