Biography

Dr. Charbel Khalil received his Ph.D. in cellular therapy and regenerative medicine from Saint Joseph University, Lebanon. He pursued a fellowship in cellular therapy at the University of Paris Diderot and was appointed as a full-time supervisor in the department of cellular therapy at the Institute GustaveRoussy (IGR) - Villejuif/University of Paris XI. He also holds a Master of Science in biobanking from Luxembourg University and a Master in wound management from ICW Germany. Currently, Dr. Khalil is the cellular therapy director at the Reviva Research and Application Center-Lebanese University, which is considered the leading stem cell treatment and research center in the Middle East. He contributed to the establishment and development of the centers infrastructure and services, and now supervises the accreditation process in collaboration with Hospital Saint Louis-Paris; France for JACIE international regulation; and a researcher at Saint Joseph University of Beirut, American University of Beirut and Lebanese American University. As an active member of the European, Eastern Mediterranean, and Lebanese societies for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, he has published and contributed to more than 40 articles, mentors students in a Master's program at Paris XIII, and lectures in universities across Lebanon.