Debra S. Grega, PhD

Executive Director, The Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Grega joined the Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM) as the Executive Director in March 2004 with seventeen years of international, commercial biotechnology experience. Dr. Grega received her PhD in Biology, from the University of Kentucky in 1982, and completed her postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan, and Colorado State University. She was an adjunct Professor of Neurobiology at Indiana University School of Medicine from 1988 to 2001.

Dr. Grega was employed for 14 years at Roche Diagnostics/ Boehringer Mannheim Corporation. After starting as a group leader in research and development, she moved into more business-oriented positions, such as Manager of Business Development, e-Commerce and Director of Global Marketing, contributing to many company successes including the launch and support of over 30 products.

Dr. Grega has worked from both scientific and business perspectives at the commercialization interface of new technology of both research and FDA-regulated products. With strong business development and program management background, Dr. Grega brings commercialization experience to the cutting-edge research of the Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine.