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MitoStem (formerly TechTown Ventures)

MitoStem is developing breakthrough technologies for stem cell research that will revolutionize regenerative medicine

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Detroit, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2008
  • Employees 2
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Company Summary

MitoStem is a stem cell technology company based in Detroit, whose proprietary processes and technologies to reprogram adult cell (skin or blood) will ultimately bring new stem cell therapies into the clinic. MitoStem’s process is safer for future therapeutic applications than competing technologies. MitoStem is initially targeting the research market. Once validated, we will then be able to provide the technology for therapeutic applications.


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    President, CSO

    Dr. Eliason has worked in stem cell research for over 40 years at institutions around the world. Dr. Eliason received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Chicago. He has worked at Roche in Basel, Switzerland and Kamakura, Japan. He was a founder and CSO of Asterand, the human tissue research services company. He is Director of the Great Lakes Stem Cell Innovation Center and is adjunct faculty at the Karmanos Cancer Institute.

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    Audrey Hutter

    Audrey Hutter is a business development director for Greiner BioOne. She was VP for Global Marketing and Investor Relations at Aastrom, the Ann Arbor based stem cell therapeutics company.

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    Jessica Eason-Butler
    Director of Laboratory Services

    Ms Eason-Butler is a cell culture specialist and has worked with a variety of different stem cell cultures at Velcura and Asterand.

  • Mr. Landesman has vast experience in financial matters for large companies as well as start-ups. He is the author of "Corporate Financial Management. Strategies for Maximizing Shareholder Wealth".


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    Gary Kendra
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    Craft Accounting Services

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