Advisory Council

Black Beret Life Sciences, LLC

Professor Pranela Rameshwar

Regenerative Medicine & Cancer Therapeutics

Professor Pranela Rameshwar obtained her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA and Rutger's University, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her main academic appointment is at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Department of Medicine-Hematology/Oncology.

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Adam Mostafa

Finance & Business Development

Mr. Adam Mostafa is the Chief Financial Officer at Abpro Corporation.  Before Abpro, Mr. Mostafa served as Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P with responsibility for origination of life sciences transactions (FOs, Debt, IPOs, M&A).

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Mark Benerofe

Executive Communications, Marketing & Technology Consultant

Mark Benerofe is a highly sought after executive and consultant working in high tech, media and biotech companies. He has served in senior executive roles at Priceline, Sony, Microsoft, Prodigy and CNN, and has been a founder and advisor to numerous startups including Boxbe, Sony Online Entertainment and Match.com.

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Lori Butterfield

Senior Communications, Media & Digital Platforms Consultant

Lori Butterfield is a highly creative communications and marketing executive who brings a wealth of digital production expertise to her role at BBLS. She combines high level strategy with a hands-on approach to enhance the vision, mission and reputation of the BBLS portfolio of companies.

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Philip B. Schoettle, MD, PhD

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Philip B. Schoettle, MD, PhD, currently serves as Senior Medical Director of the Knee and Hip Institute Munich, a private institute for orthopedics, sports, and orthobiology. He is also a cell therapy surgeon and orthopedic specialist at Okyanos Center for Regenerative Medicine.

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Daniel D. Karp, MD

Senior Medical Advisor—Cancer Therapeutics

As one of the nation’s leading physicians, Daniel D. Karp, MD brings a wealth of clinical and research expertise in both oncology and hematology.  Recognized as one of the leading oncologists in the world, Dr. Karp is currently Medical Director of the Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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