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Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
35 Medical Center Way
Box # 0525
Phone: 415-514-0978
San Francisco, CA 94143


Tippi C. MacKenzie, MD

Professor of Surgery
Benioff UCSF Professor in Children's Health
Director, The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Director of Research, Fetal Treatment Center
Co-Director, Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine
John G. Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology

Kelly McNeill, MSEd

Chief Administrative Officer, Department of Pathology
Chief Administrative Officer, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research

Akos Herzeg, MD, MBA
Chief Strategy Officer

Cassandra Belair, PhD
Director of Research Operations

Courtney Strasenburgh
Communications Director

Steering Committee

Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD

Susan Fisher, PhD
Faculty Development

Diana Laird, PhD

Todd Nystul, PhD
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Daniel Wagner, PhD

Administrative Staff

Marco Rabie, MBA
Financial Manager | M[email protected]

Pre-Award Management

Tyler Fogal
Pre-Award Manager, Research Management Services Team D | [email protected]

Paul Guimbatan
Pre-Award Manager, Research Services Assistant Manager | [email protected]

Human Resources
Kelly McNeill
HR Liason | K[email protected]

IT Services

Khang Nguyen
Systems Administration Supervisor | [email protected]


Lael DasGupta
Analyst to Dr. MacKenzie | [email protected]

Carmen Sudduth
Administrative Officer 2 | [email protected]