Prof John DE VOS
Founder and Scientific Advisor
John De Vos is Professor in Medicine at the University of Montpellier. He is one of the key managers of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Biotherapy (IRMB) and the Director of the Cellular Therapy Department of the University Hospital Centre of Montpellier. John was one of the first researchers in France to differentiate human embryonic stem cells and to produce induced pluripotent stem cells. For the last 10 years, he has been developing strategies to characterize the genomic integrity of stem cells with the objective to make cell therapies safer. John is a member of various learned societies, and the Founder and Vice-President of the French Society for Stem Cell Research (FSSCR). He is frequently invited to present his work at international meetings.