Dr. Freed has over 30 years of experience and over 80 publications in the fields of stem cell banking and histocompatibility. He is a member of the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, AABB, the American Society of Transplantation, and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Freed is a diplomate of the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.
UCCBB Co- Medical Director
Ralph Quinones, MD
Dr. Quinones has over 30 years of experience and over 35 publications in the field of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Immunology. He is a member of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the American Association of Immunologists and the International Society of Cell Therapy. Dr. Quinones is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics.
UCCBB Co- Medical Director
Jonathan Gutman, MD
Dr. Gutman joined the UCCBB after completing fellowship at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where he helped develop the center's adult cord blood transplantation program. He is the author of 25 publications and has presented data regarding cord blood transplantation at numerous national meetings. He is a member of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the American Society of Hematologists, and the American Society of Oncologists.
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Sharon N. Miller CHS, MT
Ms. Miller is responsible for lab regulatory compliance, quality supply release, accreditation, continuing education, and cord blood sample evaluation for FDA Batch licensure. Ms. Miller has over 29 years of experience in Histocompatibility and Immunology, and over 10 years experience in HPC collection, processing and banking. She is an ABHI Certified Histocompatibility Specialist and has successfully led the cord bank into FDA Biologic licensure as a phamaceutical drug. This FDA experience has been a pivotal factor in leading to lecture presentation at the International Cord Blood Symposium, Pharma, and International Society of Cellular Therapy.
Chief Operating Officer
Michael Aubrey, MS, CHS
Mr. Aubrey has over 20 years experience of high resolution DNA testing and HLA database management and 6 publications. In addition, he developed tools for analyzing SSP/SSO typings, NMDP code frequencies, and HLA amino acid mismatch studies years before commercial and government versions became widely available.
Coordinator of Cellular Therapy
Stephanie Warnell, BS, CHS
Ms. Warnell has more than 15 years of clinical histocompatibility laboratory experience and has been a key member of the Cord Blood Bank as Search Coordinator for 8 years. She is an ABHI Certified Histocompatibiiity Specialist.
Dr. Barron consults with ClinImmune Labs on infectious diseases in the blood and bone marrow products that are processed and stored. Board certified in Internal Medicine as well as in Infectious Diseases, Dr. Barron is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as well as the Medical Director of Infection Control at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Linda Tapia, MLT, ASCP
CCBB Processing Manager
Ms. Tapia has over 10 years of experience in Stem Cell processing, specializing in stem cell manipulation, including stem cell selection and expansions. She has worked in the University of Colorado Hospital's Stem Cell, Pharmacology, Clinical and Immunohistochemistry laboratories.
Manager, Stem Cell GMP Facility
Ms. Stockinger has over 15 years of research experience, mostly in the field of cancer, including 8 years in Munich, Germany. She has 2 years of experience in HLA typing at ClinImmune Labs and was promoted to Manager of the Stem Cell GMP Facility in 2005 where she implemented a new Hematology Laboratory.
Contact: ClinImmune Labs
Bioscience Park Center
12635 E. Montview Blvd, Suite 300
Aurora, CO 80045-7116
Histocompatibility: 303-724-1300 / Stem Cell: 303-724-1564 / Cord Blood: 303-724-1306 / Flow Cytometry: 303-724-7203