- Born: Erie, PA
- Passion: Figuring out how things work
- Hobbies: Running, gardening, playing sports with my kids
- Greatest Accomplishment: Winning a best publication award for developmental neurotoxicity research relating to autism
- Biggest Challenge: Being the best scientist, husband and father I can
- Favorite Book/Movie: Old Man and the Sea
- Quote That Resonates With Me: “I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.” – Thomas Carlyle
Nick is a high content analysis expert in the design and application of cellular biology and toxicology assays. He previously developed in vitro cardiac, hepatic and neuronal toxicity assays. His doctorate research in the signaling mechanisms associated with stem cell differentiation into osteoblasts has direct application to CRGrafting™.
He maintains four prestigious memberships –– with the Society of Toxicology, the American Society for Experimental Biology, the Society for Neuroscience and the American Society for Microbiology.
He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Oral Implantology, reviewing prospective dental manuscripts. He is also an adjunct professor at Duquesne University for human physiology and autonomic pharmacology to Doctorate of Pharmacy students.
He has a passion for unlocking the unlimited possibilities of stem cell therapies. Frequently published, Nick has written 17 manuscripts in peer-reviewed literature, including a 2008 publication that received an international “best publication” award from the Society of Toxicology.
Nick earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania and his PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.