Prof. Dusko Ilic

Adviser Professor King’s College London Guy`s and St Thomas` NHS Trust
United Kingdom
Professor Dusko Ilic obtained his Professorship from King’s College London (KCL), MD degree and BSc in Molecular Biology at the University of Belgrade, PhD at the Tokyo University, Japan, and postdoctoral training at the University of California in San Francisco. Before joining King’s College School of Medicine in London as a Senior Lecturer in Stem Cell Science, he held positions of Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of California San Francisco, Consultant at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, and the Director of R&D at StemLifeLine, a California-licensed stem cell company. His current research interest lies in human embryonic stem (hES) cells, induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, cancer stem cells, and regenerative medicine.

He is an Adviser to the Progress Educational Trust (PET), and works at King's College London (KCL) and Guy's Hospital. At KCL he is Senior Lecturer in Stem Cell Science, Coordinator of the cross-divisional postgraduate program in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, and Head of the Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Core Facility. At Guy's, he is Head of the Assisted Conception Unit's Human Embryonic Laboratories. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Regenerative Medicine, where he writes the Industry Report, a regular feature compiling information from non-academic institutions in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Previously, he was Director of Research and Development at StemLifeLine Sciences, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of California in San Francisco, and a Consultant at the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Centre.