William L. Rust, PhD is a leading stem cell and type-1 diabetes scientific experts with over 15 years experience in the field. He earned 4 Excellence Awards, 3 government grants and 6 patents for his work, and has over 15 publications in leading scientific journals. He is forward thinker, dynamic and highly motivated to finding a cure for diabetes patients. Dr. Rust has assembled a team of scientists with expertise in cGMP cell culture production and stem cell differentiation. Prior to founding Seraxis, he held various managerial positions at Novartis, Lonza, ATCC and ES Cell International.