Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon), FACC, FAHA
Director, Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology; Director, THI Regenerative Medicine Research; Adjunct Professor, TAMU College of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Adjunct Professor, Rice University
Dr. Taylor is a pioneer in cell therapy and organ engineering.
She is committed to moving cell, gene, and tissue engineering-based
therapies safely and effectively from bench to bedside, while at
the same time preparing students and fellows to compete at an
international level in the fields of cardiac and vascular repair
and regeneration. Before joining THI, Dr. Taylor directed the
Center for Cardiovascular Repair at the University of Minnesota and
held academic appointments as the Medtronic Bakken Chair of
Integrative Biology and Physiology and Professor of Medicine. She
served on the faculty of Duke University from 1991 to 2007, on the
faculty of the University of Minnesota from 2003 to 2012 before
being recruited to THI in 2012.