Meet the Regenerative Medicine Institute Team

A knowledgeable and specialized team leads and administers the numerous activities of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute.

Physicians and Scientists

Kerry and Simone Vickar Family Foundation Distinguished Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Director, Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Biomedical Sciences

Robert H. Baloh, MD, PhD
Raymond S. Douglas, MD, PhD
Mehrnoosh Ghiam, PhD
Helen Goodridge, PhD
Alexander Ljubimov, PhD
Akil Merchant, MD
Tyler M. Pierson, MD
Yaron S. Rabinowitz, MD
Administration
  • Daralyn Aburdene, Executive Director
  • Monica Gallegos, Associate Director
  • Laura DeZell, Program Manager
  • Wanda Hill, Research Grant Specialist 
  • Arleen Hernandez, Executive Assistant 
  • Nathalie Balingit, Management Assistant II
Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or wish to learn more about the Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute.

Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute
Pavilion, Eighth Floor
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Fax: 310-248-8066