Yutaka TagayaBM, PhD
Dr. Yutaka Tagaya is the scientific co-founder of the company and a leading expert in the field of cytokine biology. He is currently a faculty member at the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine where he also serves as the Head of the Flow Cytometry Core and the Laboratory of Cell Biology. Prior to this, Dr. Tagaya spent over 15 years as an independent investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he collaborated with Dr. Nazli Azimi on several research projects including the conceptual idea underlying the Bioniz platform technology. He received his M.D. in 1986 and PH.D. in 1990 from Kyoto University in Japan.