Our Mission

Our mission at jCyte is to preserve and restore vision in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and other degenerative retinal disorders.


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Shannon Blalock

Chief Executive Officer

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Jing Yang, MD, PhD​

Chief Scientific Officer

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Adam Walsh, M.D.

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

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Adrian Morris, MS

Chief Development Officer

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John Pollack, MD, FASRS

Chief Medical Officer

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John Sholar, JD

Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel

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Stewart Craig, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

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Rob Beathard, CPA

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

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Peter Kuper

Senior Vice President of Finance and Information Technology

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Rebecca Kammer, OD, PhD

Vice President of Clinical Operations

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Victor Chao, MBA

Vice President of Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Operations

Scientific Advisory Board