Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer; Co-Founder & Director, Auxocell; Perinatal Stem Cell Society, Inc.
Dr. Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh has dedicated more than 15 years to bringing stem cell-based therapies to clinical practice. He earned his PhD in Stem Cell Bioengineering in 2006 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 2008, Dr. Taghizadeh co-founded Auxocell Laboratories, Inc. and currently serves as Auxocell’s Chief Scientific Officer. At Auxocell, Dr. Taghizadeh developed novel methods and technologies to establish the collection, processing, and banking of stem cells from the human umbilical cord for eventual utilization in stem cell-based therapies, regenerative medicine, and other clinical applications. Most notably, Dr. Taghizadeh and his team developed the novel single-use, disposable solid tissue processing system – the patented Auxocell Processing System (AC:Px™). Dr. Taghizadeh has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and patents and is an editor of the 2nd edition of Perinatal Stem Cells.