University of Miami Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute
Dr. Hare is the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, an Institute devoted to basic scientific and translational work in the field of stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine. The Institute houses 70 faculty members and 15 independent research groups. Dr. Hare led the first randomized allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) clinical trial for patients with myocardial infarction and is principal investigator of multiple other trials for heart failure and cardiovascular disease. He has pioneered the use of all allogenic MSCs for multiple disease areas. Under his leadership, ISCI now has active programs in cancer biology, cardiology, aging, neonatology, skin diseases, bone diseases, neurologic diseases, ophthalmology, and a program devoted to the ethics of stem cell therapy.