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Michael Francis
Chief Scientific Officer - Co-Founder at Embody, Faculty at EVMS


Michael Francis, Ph.D., is the CSO and Co-Founder of Embody Inc., a serial inventor and entrepreneur. He has built a career at innovating, developing and commercializing IP-anchored advanced regenerative medicine products. The past 5 years he has served as PI on $22M in grants (DARPA, NIH, Army, Air Force) and helped raise $10M in investor funding. He is transforming the way medical devices and therapeutics are made, while delivering tremendous value via advancing additive biomanufacturing methods. Dr. Francis has deep experience in the medical device and cell therapy industries, leading outstanding teams of scientists and engineers in R&D and commercialization of high value products that have helped heal many people in need.

He is an experienced entrepreneur and inventor, passionate about advancing high value technology and products from the fields of regenerative medicine to clinical use and enabling fellow scientists and entrepreneurs.

Agenda Sessions

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  • Speaker Q&A