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Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Anthony Atala, M.D., is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. His current work focuses on growing new human cells, tissues and organs.

Dr. Atala works with several journals and serves in various roles, including Editor-in-Chief of Stem Cells- Translational Medicine, Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy, and Therapeutic Advances in Urology; as Associate Editor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, The Journal of Rejuvenation Research, and Gene Therapy and Regulation; as Executive Board Member or Section Editor of the journal Tissue Engineering, International Journal of Artificial Organs, Organogenesis, and Current Urology Reports; and as Editorial Board member of Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, Biomedical Materials, Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, the Journal of Urology, Recent Patents on Regenerative Medicine, BioMed Central-Urology, and Urology.

Dr. Atala is a recipient of many awards, including the US Congress funded Christopher Columbus Foundation Award, bestowed on a living American who is currently working on a discovery that will significantly affect society, the World Technology Award in Health and Medicine, presented to individuals achieving significant and lasting progress, the Samuel D. Gross Prize, awarded every five years to a national leading surgical researcher by the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the Barringer Medal from the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons for distinguished accomplishments, the Gold Cystoscope award from the American Urological Association for advances in the field, the Ramon Guiteras Award for pioneering research in regenerative medicine and outstanding contributions as a scholar and teacher, the Innovation Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for the creation of synthetic organs, and the Rocovich Gold Medal, awarded to a distinguished scientist who has made a major impact on science toward the understanding of human disease. In 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Atala’s work has been described in the lay press. In 2003 he was named by Scientific American as a Medical Treatments Leader of the Year for his contributions to the fields of cell, tissue and organ regeneration. Dr. Atala’s work was listed as Time Magazine’s top 10 medical breakthroughs of the year, and as Discover Magazine's Number 1 Top Science Story of the Year in the field of medicine in 2007. A Time Magazine poll ranked Dr. Atala as the 56th most influential person of the year in 2007. In 2009 Dr. Atala was featured in U.S. News & World Report as one of 14 Pioneers of Medical Progress in the 21st Century, and his work in 2010 was listed by Smithsonian Magazine as one of “40 things to Know About the Next 40 years.” Dr. Atala’s work was listed in the Huffington Post as one of 18 great ideas of 2011, and in Time Magazine as one of the top 5 medical breakthroughs of the year in 2011.

Dr. Atala has led or served several national professional and government committees, including the National Institutes of Health working group on Cells and Developmental Biology, the National Institutes of Health Bioengineering Consortium, and the National Cancer Institute’s Advisory Board. Dr. Atala heads a team of approximately 300 physicians and researchers. Ten applications of technologies developed in Dr. Atala's laboratory have been used clinically. He is the editor of twelve books, including "Principles of Regenerative Medicine," "Foundations of Regenerative Medicine," "Methods of Tissue Engineering," and "Minimally Invasive Urology." He has published more than 400 journal articles and has applied for or received over 200 national and international patents.

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Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation

Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology, Third Edition

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology, Third Edition

Principles of Regenerative Medicine, Second Edition

Principles of Regenerative Medicine, Second Edition

Foundations of Regenerative Medicine: Clinical and Therapeutic Applications

Foundations of Regenerative Medicine: Clinical and Therapeutic Applications

Methods of Tissue Engineering

Methods of Tissue Engineering

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Anthony Atala

Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Anthony Atala Biography

Anthony Atala, M.D., is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. His current work focuses on growing new human cells, tissues and organs.

Dr. Atala works with several journals and serves in various roles, including Editor-in-Chief of Stem Cells- Translational Medicine, Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy, and Therapeutic Advances in Urology; as Associate Editor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, The Journal of Rejuvenation Research, and Gene Therapy and Regulation; as Executive Board Member or Section Editor of the journal Tissue Engineering, International Journal of Artificial Organs, Organogenesis, and Current Urology Reports; and as Editorial Board member of Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, Biomedical Materials, Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, the Journal of Urology, Recent Patents on Regenerative Medicine, BioMed Central-Urology, and Urology.

Dr. Atala is a recipient of many awards, including the US Congress funded Christopher Columbus Foundation Award, bestowed on a living American who is currently working on a discovery that will significantly affect society, the World Technology Award in Health and Medicine, presented to individuals achieving significant and lasting progress, the Samuel D. Gross Prize, awarded every five years to a national leading surgical researcher by the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the Barringer Medal from the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons for distinguished accomplishments, the Gold Cystoscope award from the American Urological Association for advances in the field, the Ramon Guiteras Award for pioneering research in regenerative medicine and outstanding contributions as a scholar and teacher, the Innovation Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for the creation of synthetic organs, and the Rocovich Gold Medal, awarded to a distinguished scientist who has made a major impact on science toward the understanding of human disease. In 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Atala’s work has been described in the lay press. In 2003 he was named by Scientific American as a Medical Treatments Leader of the Year for his contributions to the fields of cell, tissue and organ regeneration. Dr. Atala’s work was listed as Time Magazine’s top 10 medical breakthroughs of the year, and as Discover Magazine's Number 1 Top Science Story of the Year in the field of medicine in 2007. A Time Magazine poll ranked Dr. Atala as the 56th most influential person of the year in 2007. In 2009 Dr. Atala was featured in U.S. News & World Report as one of 14 Pioneers of Medical Progress in the 21st Century, and his work in 2010 was listed by Smithsonian Magazine as one of “40 things to Know About the Next 40 years.” Dr. Atala’s work was listed in the Huffington Post as one of 18 great ideas of 2011, and in Time Magazine as one of the top 5 medical breakthroughs of the year in 2011.

Dr. Atala has led or served several national professional and government committees, including the National Institutes of Health working group on Cells and Developmental Biology, the National Institutes of Health Bioengineering Consortium, and the National Cancer Institute’s Advisory Board. Dr. Atala heads a team of approximately 300 physicians and researchers. Ten applications of technologies developed in Dr. Atala's laboratory have been used clinically. He is the editor of twelve books, including "Principles of Regenerative Medicine," "Foundations of Regenerative Medicine," "Methods of Tissue Engineering," and "Minimally Invasive Urology." He has published more than 400 journal articles and has applied for or received over 200 national and international patents.

Anthony Atala Videos

  • Prof. Dr. Anthony Atala | Regenerative Medicine: New Approaches ...
  • Dr. Anthony Atala on growing new human cells, tissues, and organs ...
  • Anthony Atala: Growing new organs - YouTube

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  • How much does it cost to book Anthony Atala?

    Booking fees for Anthony Atala, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Anthony Atala, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Anthony Atala?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Anthony Atala for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Anthony Atala for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Anthony Atala or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Anthony Atala or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Anthony Atala is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Anthony Atala for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Anthony Atala generally travels from Wake Forest, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daniel Kraft, M.D., Aubrey de Grey, David B. Agus, Dr. Joel Selanikio and Eric Dishman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Anthony Atala for an upcoming event.

Anthony Atala Speaker Videos

  • Prof. Dr. Anthony Atala | Regenerative Medicine: New Approaches ...
    Dr. Anthony Atala on growing new human cells, tissues, and organs ...
  • Anthony Atala: Growing new organs - YouTube
    Printing a human kidney - Anthony Atala - YouTube
  • Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

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