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Dr. Robert Gersch

Dr. Robert Gersch

Scientific Review Officer


Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences DTCS
Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences MOSS
Study Section:
Arthritis, Connective Tissue and Skin Study Section ACTS

Dr. Robert Gersch is the Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Arthritis, Connective Tissue, and Skin Study Section. After receiving his Ph.D. in genetics from Stony Brook University, he continued his work there as assistant professor of research. During this time, he investigated diagnostic and therapeutic applications for wound healing in cardiac and skin tissue. He then served as a senior research investigator at both the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University conducting research into the use of stem cells as therapeutic agents to alleviate the effects of aging and enhance wound care in humans and animals.