Kelvin G.M. Brockbank
Dr. Kelvin G.M. Brockbank, CEO and Founder of Tissue Testing Technologies LLC, is a Research Professor of Bioengineering at Clemson University and Adjunct Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina. His research interests include cell, tissue and organ cryopreservation for test systems and transplantation and manufacturing methods for cell-based tissue engineered therapy products. His work has lead to the establishment of two successful publicly traded low temperature technology platform companies, CryoLife, Inc., and Lifeline Scientific. Dr. Brockbank’s most recent company, Cell and Tissue Systems, Inc., was acquired in December 2014 for its intellectual property portfolio. He also has over 500 patents, book chapters, journal articles and presentations at national and international conferences. He was the recipient of the “George W. Hyatt Memorial Award” for superior service in the fields of tissue banking and human transplantation in 2009 and is currently Vice Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Affairs Committee of the American Association of Tissue Banks.