Denver Lough, MD. PhD, is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of PolarityTE, and discoverer of micro-aggregate cell-based technologies for applications in the regeneration of functionally-polarized tissues. A prior member of the Johns Hopkins Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program, Dr. Lough has also been a research consultant to the Johns Hopkins Hendrix Burn Research Center. He has significant experience with bench-to-bedside translational applications and has received numerous national awards and accolades. Dr. Lough is experienced with IP and patent evolution, investment strategy, regulatory pathway systems, CLIA/ GLP manufacturing platforms, legal due diligence and business development. Dr. Lough holds an MD and PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology from Georgetown University and was a Senior Plastic Surgery Resident at Johns Hopkins before leaving his position to start PolarityTE.