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MANAGEMENT TEAM AND DIRECTORS

Charles Lee, PhD

Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

Charles Lee, PhD

Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

A sense of wonder, attempt to understand life (biology), and chain of unanswered childhood questions began to converge when Charles made his first observation of leukemia cells under the microscope as an undergraduate at UC Davis. His love for cell biology grew through isolation, differentiation, and genetic modification of various stem cell populations that he investigated in graduate studies at UC Davis. Charles sought ways to provide stem cells with a microenvironment that could regulate the intricate balance between self-renewal and lineage commitment. This effort led to the development of the hyper-crosslinked carbohydrate polymer (HCCP), which became the basic building block of a tissue engineering programs aimed to develop a personalized, regenerative therapy.

 

After the initial development and proof-of-concept studies at UC Davis, he founded Molecular Matrix, Inc in 2011 to bring the HCCP technology to patients with bone-related diseases through regulatory studies. Charles works closely with researchers, surgeons, business developers, financial and regulatory professionals at Molecular Matrix, Inc. to create and maintain a corporate culture that fosters integrity, innovation, and passion for improving the quality of life for people in need.

A sense of wonder, attempt to understand life (biology), and chain of unanswered childhood questions began to converge when Charles made his first observation of leukemia cells under the microscope as an undergraduate at UC Davis. His love for cell biology grew through isolation, differentiation, and...

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Christopher Wink, CPA, PFS

Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Wink, CPA, PFS

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wink graduated magna cum laude with an accounting degree from California State University, Sacramento, in 1991. Chris is a licensed CPA in the State of California, and also holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, and a California real estate salesperson license.

 

Most recently, Chris was awarded the personal financial specialist credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Wink is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, finance committee member of Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Davis, and various other organizations.

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Mr. Wink graduated magna cum laude with an accounting degree from California State University, Sacramento, in 1991. Chris is a licensed CPA in the State of California, and also holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, and a California real estate salesperson license. Most recently, Chris was awarded...

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John Kapitan  |  Kapstone Medical

Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

John Kapitan

Kapstone Medical

Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Mr. Kapitan brings 30 years of experience in regulatory affairs and the development of quality control systems.  He has also been the lead in numerous research and clinical studies. His expertise covers clinical regulatory compliance, study design, and FDA submission expertise. His managerial and leadership roles in conjunction with his vast experience in a broad array of clinical and research arenas, make him exceptionally qualified to conduct the FDA submission activities for novel products in development at Molecular Matrix.

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Mr. Kapitan brings 30 years of experience in regulatory affairs and the development of quality control systems.  He has also been the lead in numerous research and clinical studies. His expertise covers clinical regulatory compliance, study design, and FDA submission expertise. His managerial and leadership...

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