Gil Van Bokkelen

Co-Founder at Athersys, Inc.

Gil Van Bokkelen

Gil Van Bokkelen

Co-Founder at Athersys, Inc.

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BTHC VI, Inc.
Athersys, Inc.

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590

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1961

Age

57

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Co-Founder at Athersys, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at YM Biosciences USA, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Radius Ventures LLC

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Chairman, Chief Executive & Operating Officer at Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at X Rx, Inc.

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Chief Biotechnology Officer at Janssen Research & Development LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ViaCyte, Inc.

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Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at MaxCyte, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & President at BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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Former President of Asia/Pacific Region at Celgene Corp.

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Gil Van Bokkelen
Co-Founder at Athersys, Inc.
Education
BA-Molecular Biology

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

PhD-Genetics

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Co-Founder
1995 - Current

Athersys, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapies designed to extend and enhance to quality of human life. It offers MultiStem as its stem cell product which provides biological potency and therapeutic effects for distinct diseases and conditions in the cardiovascular, neurological, inflammatory, and immune disease areas. The company was founded by John J. Harrington and Gil van Bokkelen on October 24, 1995 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Director-Emerging Companies Section
Current

Biotechnology Innovation Organization is the world's biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,200 members worldwide. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology technologies. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 100 multinationals. also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry and academic centers.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2007
Boards & Committees
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
1995 - Current

Athersys, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapies designed to extend and enhance to quality of human life. It offers MultiStem as its stem cell product which provides biological potency and therapeutic effects for distinct diseases and conditions in the cardiovascular, neurological, inflammatory, and immune disease areas. The company was founded by John J. Harrington and Gil van Bokkelen on October 24, 1995 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Chairman-Governors Board
Current
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2007
Director
Current

ARM is a Washington, DC-based multi-stakeholder advocacy organization that promotes global initiatives necessary to facilitate access to life-giving advances in regenerative medicine.The organization promotes legislative, regulatory reimbursement, investment, technical, and other initiatives to accelerate the development of safe and effective regenerative medicine technologies. ARM also works to increase public understand- ing of the field and its potential to transform human healthcare.Prior to the formation of ARM in 2009, there was a need for more coordinated and cohesive advocacy representing the interests of the companies, research institutions, investors and patient groups that comprise the entire regenerative medicine community. Today ARM has more than 140 members and is the leading global advocacy organization in this field.

Member, Emerging Companies Section Governing Board
Current

Biotechnology Innovation Organization is the world's biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,200 members worldwide. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology technologies. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 100 multinationals. also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry and academic centers.

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Athersys, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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