Experienced Leadership Guided By A Mission

Mukesh Kumar, PhD, RAC

President & Chairman

Eighteen (18) years in the Biotech industry as a regulatory advisor, QA expert, cell therapy regs.,product development and biotech investments. Fifty (50+) successful biologic and pharma products through FDA. Started career at National Institute of Health (NIH).

Paul Burton, JD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Former CEO of ResQ Pharma, Inc. Former investment Banker with Salomon Smith Barney / Citigroup in NYC & London. Has helped raise over $12BN in financing. Published researcher in Pharmacology.

Thom Lobe, MD, FACS

Chief Medical Officer

President of Regenerative Medicine with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. Professor & Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

John T. Cunningham, BS


Founder of Plowshares Asset Management, a private company focused on strategic investments in real estate and healthcare since 1994. Former Chairman on the Board at First Congregational Church Evanston 1994-96 Former Board of Directors at Evanston Community Foundation 2015-2018

Sudha Hosamane, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Strategic finance leader with global experience in managing finance and operations functions across diverse industries.  Former finance business partner for senior leadership at Gannett. 

AKAN Biosciences

Our Ultimate Goal

The goal is to make stem cell-based anti-inflammatory, regenerative, and reparative products accessible and available to everyone who can benefit from them.