Mesa Biotech has appointed Steve Young, Angela Caliendo, Jeanne Jordan, James Nichols, Stephen Day, and Chris Meyers to the company's newly formed scientific advisory board.
Steve Young will serve as the chair of the SAB, and is the director of research and clinical trials at TriCore Reference Laboratory. He is also chairman of virology standards for the American Board of Medical Microbiology.
Angela Caliendo is a professor, vice-chair of medicine, and vice-president of university medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She currently serves as chair of the microbiology medical devices panel at the US Food and Drug Administration, and the Diagnostics Task Force for the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Jeanne Jordan is a professor at George Washington University and director of GWU's International Institute for Public Health Laboratory Management. She is the chair of the Infectious Disease Division of the Association for Molecular Pathology, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Virology.
James Nichols is a professor of pathology, microbiology, and immunology, and medical director for clinical chemistry for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He also serves as a member of the US Center for Disease Control's clinical laboratory improvement advisory committee.
Stephen Day is an experienced IVD consultant. He is a member of the Expert Panel on Molecular Methods for the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute. He is also on the Professional Relations Committee of the Association for Molecular Pathology, and has held other elected positions within that organization.
Chris Meyers is a virologist and biosurveillance department head for the Naval Health Research Center.