Clinical Scientific Advisory Board (CSAB)


Organization / Institution
Alonzo Cook, PhD
(Board Chair)
Faculty – Chemical Engineering
Brigham Young University
Matthew L. Jimenez, MD
Illinois Bone and Joint Institute
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois
Kerry M. Link, MD, FACC, FAHA
Director, Center for Biomolecular Imaging
Professor of Radiology, Cardiology, Regenerative Medicine and Translational Sciences
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
S. Mathaudhu, PhD
Faculty – Mechanical Engineering
Univ of California, Riverside
Andrew B. Peitzman, MD
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Clinical Services, Department of Surgery Chief, Division of General Surgery
Chief, Section of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
UPMC Presbyterian General /Trauma Surgery
Matthias Peuster, MD, Ph.D, FSCAI
Director of Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology
The Jilin Heart Hospital, Changchun, Jilin, China
Si M. Pham, MD, FACS, FAHA
Director of Heart, Lung Transplant and Circulatory Assist Devices and ECMO programs, Professor of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
G. Song, PhD
Research Staff -
 Corrosion Science & Technology Group
 Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
V. Mendenhall, DVM, Ph.D
Consultant in Preclinical Surgery
Independent Consultant
Tejas Sankar*, MDCM FRCSC
Functional, Stereotactic, and General Neurosurgeon
Resident Research Director
Assistant Professor
Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
University of Alberta, Department of Surgery, WCM Health Sciences Centre, Edmonton, AB, Canada

(* indicates added in Year 07)



ERC- Team Clinicians


Organization / Institution
Patrick McMahon, M.D
Orthopaedic Surgeon
McMahon Orthopedics & Rehabilitation LLC
Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD., Ph.D
Professor, Internal Medicine, Nephrologist
UC Academic Health Center
Braun, Thomas, D.M.D., Ph.D
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Peter D. Wearden, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC