Dr. Galipeau is a Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Pediatrics & Medicine, Emory School of Medicine and is Co-Director of the Winship Cancer Institute Tumor Immunology-Immunotherapy initiative as well as Director of the Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Center (EPIC) and has been named a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar. Dr. Jacques Galipeau obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Montreal in 1988 and completed specialty training in internal medicine at the McGill-affiliated Jewish General Hospital. He went on to the Tufts-affiliated New England Medical Center in Boston for three years of subspecialty training in Hematology and Oncology followed by a two-year scientific fellowship in gene Therapy at St-Jude Children’s research hospital in Memphis Tennessee. In his 12 year career at McGill University starting in 1997, he initiated and developed a research program in cell and immunotherapy of catastrophic illnesses including cancer, immune and cardiovascular disease. The development of regenerative medicine and innovative cell-based therapies are on-going research and development interests pursued at Emory University since October 2009.