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Board of Directors

Board of Directors help our leadership & team make sure our work is always grounded in our motivation, approach, & aspirations

Anthony Atala, MD

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Atala is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University. He provides strategic guidance to help Biorg choose the most effective paths forward.

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Alan Hirsch, JD

CEO & Board Member

Founder and CEO Alan Hirsch was formerly Deputy Attorney General of North Carolina, Policy Director of North Carolina and Chief Policy Advisor to the Governor of North Carolina, CEO of the NC Health Information Exchange and CEO of the NC Healthcare Quality Alliance. 

Shay Soker, PhD

Board Member



Dr. Soker is a Professor at WFIRM and co-director of Wake Forest Organoid Research Center. He provides technical guidance to improve the quality of scientific paths.

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Jane M. Shen, PharmD
Board Member

Dr. Shen, previously at WFIRM, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, as the Chief Strategy Officer, drove growth and strategies in translating research to commercialization. She was the Head of Innovation Sector Development of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, President of Wake Forest Healthcare Ventures Board of Directors, Head of Innovation and Technology of PMG Research, and Senior VP of Clinical Operations of TransTech Pharma.

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