Dr. Michael Riddle Jr. – Founder

  • Dr. Michael Riddle JrDegrees include M. D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, B.S. in Applied Science and Technology from the Thomas Edison State College, and A.S. for Medical Laboratory Technician from the George Washington University
  • Experience as a Laboratory Supervisor with Tomball Regional Hospital and as a Medical Technologist with Tomball Regional Hospital, Memorial Hermann Hospital, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
  • United States Navy – Medical Laboratory Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, and Hospital Corpsman
  • Innovator in the field of regenerative medicine
    • – Designed and built the world’s first large lung bioreactor
    • – Bioreactor took the large lung de-cellularization process from a manual, 4 month process to an automated, 36 hour process
    • – Designed and built a large animal cardiac heart valve bioreactor that mimics the flows and pressures inside the human body
      that the valve would normally be exposed to after transplantation
    • – Designed and built an apparatus to make an exact copy of a patient’s ear shape for use in growing a cartilage graft
    • – Developed new protocol for extracting DNA from paraffin embedded tissues