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Dr. Karolynn
Halpert
 

Medical
CEO
 

A medical specialist in Emergency Medicine of the CES University with a high ethical, social and human sense.  She has knowledge, skills, and abilities in the initial care of pre-hospital and hospital emergencies to achieve hemodynamic stability, make diagnoses and define behaviors, avoiding death, and minimizing the possible consequences derived from acute pathology.

With her administrative training, she has managerial skills that allow her to articulate planning, organization, direction, control and continuous improvement in a hospital setting.

Dr. Halpert comes to BioXcellerator after 10 years of experience as an Urgentologist and Director of Emergency of a prestigious clinic in the city of Medellin.  As Medical Director, she plans to lead the Regenerative Medicine Department in the city of Medellín, as well as position the clinic to pioneer stem cell therapy in Colombia. 

Among her other objectives, she hopes to create strategic alliances with Colombian academic and clinical research centers interested in innovation with advanced stem cell therapies.

Dr. Karolynn
Halpert
 

Medical
CEO
 

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Dr. Julian España
Dr. Julian España

Dr. Julian
España
 

Neurosurgeon
 
 

Spine surgeon (Fellow in spinal surgery), with training in highly complex centers in clinical and surgical management of diseases of the spine and spinal cord, functional management of spinal cord injuries, spasticity, spinal deformities and back pain derived from Degenerative spinal disease.

Fellow in peripheral nerve surgery and brachial plexus injuries with knowledge in clinical and surgical aspects of the management of peripheral nerve diseases, special emphasis on microsurgical and microvascular reconstructions of brachial plexus injuries (intra, extraplex and reconstruction techniques). reconstructions with free flaps) and surgical management of rehabilitation of facial nerve injuries.

Dr. Julian
España
 

Neurosurgeon
 
 

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Dr. Jaime Velasquez
Dr. Jaime Velasquez

Dr. Jaime
Velasquez
 

Orthopedist
 
 

Orthopedic physician graduated from the CES University and the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, with more than 20 years of experience dedicated to the treatment of articular and osteomuscular diseases that directly affect daily life (sports trauma, degenerative diseases).

Its publications based on bone metabolism, osteoporosis and sports diseases Report of Results with the Insulin-Type Proximal Rotuliana Realignment Technique and Bodily Injuries in Tibia Fractures Caused in Accidents and its Validation confirm the expertise and interest in the management of said pathologies.

Dr. Velásquez has been an arthroscopy instructor at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, where he has observed with great admiration the multiple advances that medicine has made in recent years, giving much importance to regenerative medicine, the use of platelet-rich plasma, and the use of totipotential cells derived from wharton's gelatin. The implementation of these new techniques translates into a significant improvement in the prognosis, ease of management and results of the aforementioned diseases.

This opens a new chapter in modern medicine where we hope to positively impact the quality of life of our patients through the use of various innovative techniques that are being developed in conjunction with BioXcellerator.

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Velasquez
 

Orthopedist
 
 

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Dr. Diego
Sanin
 

Orthopedist
 
 

Doctor and surgeon of the Bolivarian Pontifical University, Orthopedist and traumatologist of the Antioquia University.

Subspecialist in knee surgery and arthroscopy university health sciences of Bogotá.

He has more than 10 years of experience in highly complex osteomuscular pathologies with emphasis on joint diseases such as knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, etc. based on minimally invasive techniques (arthroscopy).

Permanently attends courses and congresses at an international level achieving high standards of satisfaction in articular pathologies of sports, traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory origin.

Dr. Diego
Sanin
 

Orthopedist
 
 

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Dr. Carolina Guerra
Dr. Carolina Guerra

Dr. Carolina
Guerra
 

Neurosurgeon
 
 

Medical and surgeon of the CES University, clinical neurologist of the CES University, headache expert and executive secretary of the Latin American headache association.

Currently studying Masters in Neuro Immunology.

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Guerra
 

Neurosurgeon
 
 

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Juan Carlos Maldonado
Juan Carlos Maldonado

Dr. Juan
Carlos
Maldonado

Plastic
Surgeon
 

Medical surgeon graduated from the National University of Colombia, and specialist in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Antioquia. He has attended multiple congresses, and advanced training courses in Colombia, the United States, Europe, Central and South America.

Founder of HERO Institute, an organization that applies the highest robotic technology of modern science to Hair Aesthetic Surgery

Dr. Juan
Carlos
Maldonado

Plastic
Surgeon
 

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Dr. Mark Engelman
Dr. Mark Engelman

Dr. Mark R. Engelman
MD, FSCM

Board
member
 

Dr. Engelman is the Medical Director of Xcellerate Biomedical Technologies INC, Director of Integrative Medicine of Cyrex, and Board Member of Bioxcellerator.

Dr. Engelman was born in Columbus, Ohio, and earned a B.S. from Ohio State University, and an M.D. from O.S. University College of Medicine.

Dr. Engelman is one of twenty-two Stem Cell Fellows worldwide and completed a Fellowship in Stem Cell Medicine in 2012. He earned Advanced Fellowships in Anti-Aging, Integrative, Metabolic, and Functional Medicine in 2013. He completed Board Certifications in Anti-Aging, Integrative, Metabolic, and Functional Medicine in 2013.

In addition to memberships in:

1. American Academy of Anti-Aging, Integrative, Functional Medicine.

2. Institute of Functional Medicine.

3. International Society for Stem Cell Research.

He founded The Engelman Health Institute in 2013.

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MD, FSCM

Board
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Dr. Sara
Vélez
 

General
Practitioner
 

Sara graduated as a General Practitioner from CES University, Medellin, and has a vast experience in Emergency and Outpatient Department. She excels in the management of high-risk patients, as well as to contribute to the achievement of the medical objectives at the hospitals where she has worked. Sara is a positive, responsible person, dedicated to her patients who are her main focus for professional growth.

Sara’s goals in BioXcellerator are to commit on the development of the research and treatment protocols, in addition to ensure excellence in the medical care of patients and Company’s development.

 

Dr. Sara
Vélez
 

General
Practitioner
 

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Mauricio España
Mauricio España

Mauricio
España
 

Psychologist
 
 

Psychologist, with training in Neurosciences. With more than 8 years of experience in individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults, as well as in family and couple therapy.

He has worked in the hospital private sector, in the most renowned clinics of the city of Medellín, in the care of patients with head trauma and spinal cord injury, as well as in the management of mental health programs in the public sector. He has been coordinator of rehabilitation programs for physical disability in patients with spinal cord injury and is a professor in several health faculties of Medellín.

Mauricio
España
 

Psychologist
 
 

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Alexandra
Giraldo
 

Head
Nurse
 

Alexandra is a Professional Nurse, she studied at the University of Antioquia, with more than 3 years of experience in all levels of complexity at hospital units in the city.

She’s a member of our team as an integral professional, with vocation and dedication for Nursing. She stands out for her sensitivity to service, which gives the company a deep commitment to the health care of our patients and their families. The warmth of her attention, her qualities such as respect, responsibility and initiative, make her reflect an integral knowledge of the ethical, biological, clinical and scientific principles of her profession for the service and care of our patients.

Alexandra
Giraldo
 

Head
Nurse
 

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Diana
Bedoya
 

Nursing
Assistant
 

Nursing assistant with 10 years of experience in the healthcare area. I have acquired the necessary skills to provide care and give preferential care in all the processes and treatments that are provided.

With experience in hospitalization, emergencies, outpatient consultation and vaccination. Certifications in immunobiological administration and patient orientation according to the regulations issued by the Sena, with which I facilitate patient care and service, I also have the ability to communicate, which guarantees patient and family care. comprehensive in any environment, both internal and external.

Diana
Bedoya
 

Nursing
Assistant
 

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Alvin Needleman
Alvin Needleman

Alvin D.
Needleman
 

Director of
Product
Development

Dr. Needleman is the Chief Scientific Officer and Co-founder of Xcellerate Biomedical Technologies INC.

He is a Pharmacist and Cosmetic Chemist and internationally recognized Inventor, Formulator, and Entrepreneur.

For the past twenty-five years, Dr. Needleman has invented, formulated, and specialized in Nutraceuticals; an Anti-Aging Skin Care line, spa facial systems, medical devices, medical electronics, and clinically recognized therapeutic topical products.

Alvin D.
Needleman
 

Director of
Product
Development

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Carolina
Quintero
 

Laboratory,
Biobank &
Research Leader

Carolina Quintero Gil is a Biologist, she has a MSc in Biology (University of Antioquia) and a PhD in Biotechnology (National University of Colombia). She has more than 10 years of teaching experience (postgraduate and undergraduate) and research in the areas of cell cultures and computational biology, applied to the development of new antiviral treatments based on products of natural origin.

As a BioXcellerator research leader and member of the Biobank's management team, Carolina will assist in the creation of new biotechnology research projects and hopes to create strong cooperative relationships between academia and industry in the future, to generate new knowledge that will help in the area of stem cells and regenerative medicine.

 

Carolina
Quintero
 

Laboratory,
Biobank &
Research Leader

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Hector

Hector
Ortega
 

Laboratory,
Biobank &
Research Leader

Microbiologist, MSc in Biology, candidate for a PhD in Basic Biomedical Sciences from the University of Antioquia. With 10 years of experience in tissue bank, cell cultures and in vitro and in vivo models. Héctor has conducted several investigations focused on models of antioxidant therapy in human neurons obtained from mesenchymal stem cells extracted from Wharton's gelatin from the umbilical cord for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's. In addition, he has conducted studies in different in vivo models, such as Drosophila melanogaster and Swiss albino mice. He has also worked on the standardization and diagnosis of molecular techniques for hereditary hemochromatosis, ApoE and various mutations in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, with extensive experience in advanced proteomic management tools, obtaining and studying natural extracts, evaluating antioxidant capacity in vitro free cells, micro cerebral dialysis and specific computer skills for laboratory work. Héctor has complemented his training as a professor at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Food Sciences and at the School of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Antioquia. In addition, it has accreditation in good clinical practices, health quality audit and has certification of specific IATA shippers. Additionally, Héctor has experience as a clinical laboratory coordinator for clinical trials.

Héctor joined our team to support the Laboratory & Biobank process as an administrative and research leader, as well as supporting the functions of procurement, separation, expansion and cryopreservation of stem cells and development of research projects in cellular and regenerative therapy.

Hector
Ortega
 

Laboratory,
Biobank &
Research Leader

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Vanesa

Vanesa
Sánchez
 

Microbiologist
 
 

Microbiologist and Bioanalyst, master’s degree in Basic Biomedical Sciences with emphasis in neurosciences of University of Antioquia. With 3 years of experience in tissue bank and her research focus on models of antioxidative therapy in human neurons obtained from mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease such as Parkinson’s. Also, she had worked in molecular diagnostics of hereditary hemochromatosis. Vanesa has accreditation in ISO policies and quality lab controls.

Vanesa joined our team to support laboratory process of obtaining, separation, expansion and cryopreservation of stem cells and development of cell therapy research projects.

Vanesa
Sánchez
 

Microbiologist
 
 

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July
Muñoz
 

Microbiologist
 

Microbiologist and Bioanalyst of the University of Antioquia, Specialist in Quality Management and Health Auditing of the Cooperativa de Colombia University, with more than 5 years of experience in cell culture management and with training in good laboratory practices. she has joined the team to supports us in the obtaining, maintenance and processing of Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

July
Muñoz
 

Microbiologist
 

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Eric
Stoffers
 

CEO
 
 

Mr. Stoffers is the founder of BioXcellerator, co-founder of Xcellerate Biomedical Technologies INC., and the CEO of Bioscience Americas.

He is an Entrepreneur, Investment Manager and Philanthropist. With more than twenty years of business and executive experience, he has taken on key leadership roles in both public and private companies.  His track record demonstrates a proven success at scaling businesses and increasing shareholder value.

Eric’s experience includes CEO of BioXcellerator Stem Cell Clinics, CEO of Bioscience Americas an investment fund and Director of development for a medical facility in Latin America, Manager of Real Estate Investment Fund acquisitions, as well as CEO of a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust, and the development and expansion of a major U.S restaurant chain.

Eric is the Chairman and Trustee of Solutions for a Healthier World Foundation; a non-profit organization dedicated to treating people suffering from devastating diseases, through the most technologically advanced therapies.

Mr. Stoffers is a member of Toastmaster’s International, The Mankind Project, which is a global network of nonprofit organizations, and attended Northern Arizona University for a degree in Business Administration.

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Stoffers
 

CEO
 
 

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Matthew Marks
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Matthew
Marks
 

Chief
Strategy
Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Marks is responsible for securing capital for research and development of stem cell treatment centers.  Marks brings a tremendous track record of success in raising capital, sales and marketing and in international business development.   He has served as an advisor and chief strategy officer to dozens of start-up and early-stage companies.

Prior to BioXcellerator, Marks was Founder & CEO of New Media & Entertainment Inc.   He also co-founded Compass Properties an International Real Estate Company (Now Compass Group).

Founder & President of Real Jaco: Academy of Leadership and Soccer, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children become the leaders of tomorrow.  Real Jaco provides leadership and soccer programs after school, weekends and during summer vacation, filling the void during the times our children are at the highest risk of being victimized or drawn into negative and criminal activities.

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Marks
 

Chief
Strategy
Officer

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Angie
Godinez
 

Director
of
Operations

Ms. Godinez joins our team with over 16 years of Marketing and Business Management experience. During her career, she has helped develop companies with the infrastructure and guidance needed allowing them to become successful. Her track record and accomplishments make her an ideal person to help spearhead our patient marketing efforts.

She has Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She is also certified in Event Planning and holds multiple certifications in graphic designs and digital media. Her abilities allow her to not only create our website, do digital marketing, and collateral materials but also to track and measure the effectiveness of our efforts. Besides she is bilingual (fluent in Spanish), she is an asset to the team and our expansion in Latin America. 

Angie
Godinez
 

Director
of
Operations

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Olga
Lucia
Restrepo

Quality and
Human Management
Director

Bacteriologist and Clinical Laboratorista of the Colegio Mayor de Antioquia. Specialist in Health Services Management of the Cooperativa de Colombia University and Health Audit of the CES University. With more than 15 years of experience in the implementation, maintenance and improvement of Management Systems in areas of Clinical Laboratory, Pathology and Cytology Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Outpatient and Hospital Services. Her experience in the processes of Habilitation, Certification in ISO 9001 standards and Accreditation will contribute to the clinic in the consolidation of processes based on the best quality standards.

Olga
Lucia
Restrepo

Quality and
Human Management
Director

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David
Truitt
 

National Director
of
Patient Advocacy

David Truitt is passionate about helping patients achieve new levels of success and win the battle against their medical conditions or injuries.

As a former college athlete, David fully understands the negative effects of medical complications that can dramatically hinder one's life. Mr. Truitt’s goal in fulfilling the position as the National Director of Patient Advocacy at bioXcellerator is to take patients from start to finish on their journey to wellness, all the while making the process as comfortable as possible. David provides each and every patient the care and understanding that cannot be matched by other medical facilities because the bioXcellerator way is much more personalized than the typical standard of care. Mr. Truitt helps guide patients through the process of understanding stem cell therapy on a grand scale, he will assist in getting patients through the consultation stages with our medical team, and ultimately help stem cell therapy candidates understand the treatment protocol developed by our medical team. 

Throughout David’s tenure with bioXcellerator he has seen tremendous results with patients from all walks of life. These results are attributed to the care from the medical staff, but more importantly the advanced science behind the therapies that ultimately create the impressive results.


Please do not hesitate to reach out and request a phone call with David to learn if bioXcellerator is the right fit for you! 

David
Truitt
 

National Director
of
Patient Advocacy

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Manuela
Gómez
 

Patient Advocate and Business Development Leader

Manuela joins our team to expand the reach of the clinic.  She works with new patients to improve quality of life and creates strategic relationships with medical specialists contributing to the positioning of stem cell therapies.

Her studies in international business and her experience creating and executing marketing and sales strategies will help the growth of the Latin American clinic. She will focus on the methodology of Inbound Marketing and Sales.  Her command of English, Portuguese and German, will allow her to develop relationships at an international level.

Manuela's experience as a project manager allows her to lead processes and make use of optimal management resources, as well as, integrate different work teams and align them to achieve mutual goals.

Manuela
Gómez
 

Patient Advocate and Business Development Leader

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Osman
Mesa
 

Administrative
Director
 

Health Administrator with an undergraduate in Business Administration, with 18 plus years of experience in the health sector, working with Clinics, Hospitals and Health Provider Institutions.

He Is a professional with the ability to analyze, plan, and control the administrative and operational processes of organizations with a high level of reliability.

Osman's fundamental objective is to offer his experience, innovative and creative capacity and his passion for the service of patients,  and their families during their stay in the clinic. He hopes to become the effective and timely communication channel between the medical team and the patient.

Osman
Mesa
 

Administrative
Director
 

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Mathieu
Halpert
 

Marketing Director
for
Latin America

Mathieu joins the team to support the Digital Marketing department of BioXcellerator by creating high quality, strategic and specialized integral content to strengthen the company's positioning and its research in cell therapy.

His profession as Industrial Designer allows the constant renovation and improvement of the workspace and the participation in fairs and events with innovative Stans. its focus on graphic design is a great tool for creating valuable content for the company and clients.

He joins the Digital Marketing department to support the continuous growth of BioXcellerator in the United States and Latin America through Inbound Marketing; His knowledge in English is essential for his work within the company.

Mathieu
Halpert
 

Marketing Director
for
Latin America

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