News: Portfolio 2006

Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D. Joins Cellumen Scientific Advisory Board


November 13, 2006: Pittsburgh, PA - Cellumen, Inc., the Cellular Systems Biology Company, announced today that Dr. Leroy Hood has joined the Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Hood is recognized as one of the world's leading scientists in molecular biotechnology and genomics. Dr. Hood earned an MD degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1964 and a PhD in biochemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1968. His research has focused on the study of molecular immunology and biotechnology. Dr. Hood has published more than 600 peer-reviewed papers, received 12 patents, and co-authored textbooks in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, genetics, and systems biology. Dr Hood is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Association of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. His professional career began at Caltech where he and his colleagues developed