Wojtek AUERBACH

Board of Directors: President (elected 2017, [TT2017-TT2020])

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown New York, USA

Dr. Wojtek Auerbach is a Senior Director Emeritus at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals responsible for Embryonic Stem Cell technologies. Since October 2017 he hold a position of president of ISTT.  He earned his MSc. Degree in the Department of Genetics at Warsaw University and PhD. At Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Science. Before joining Regeneron in 2001 he worked at Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) generating animal models of human genetic diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Fanconi Anemia or Huntington’s Disease.