Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board

Curative Biotechnology, Inc.

Michael Grace, Ph.D

Chairman of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board

Michael Grace has 30 years of executive and technical experience in both research and development of protein therapeutics and peptides within the biotechnology industry at Schering-Plough, Bristol Myers Squibb, NPS Pharma and Advaxis Inc.

He has contributed to or personally led the development to commercial approval of 9 drugs by FDA and EMA including PEG-IntronTM, OrenciaTM, NulojixTM, YervoyTM, GattexTM and NatparaTM. His experience encompasses all aspects of drug development from discovery, process development, analytical development, quality control and regulatory. He is well-published within his field of expertise and has presented world-wide on several aspects of protein analytics, characterization, and process and product development.

Ronald Bordens, Ph.D

Executive Vice President - Process Product Drug Development

Ronald Bordens is an accomplished executive scientist with over 40 years of successful experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries for companies focused on research and development.

He possesses a unique skill set including but not limited to people leadership, scientific expertise, and quality assurance and control. His pharmaceutical industry experience includes drug discovery, drug development and research technology with a focus on bioanalytical research, biomarkers, and leadership development from his 26-year career at Schering-Plough Research.

Dr. Kapil Bharti


Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. from the National Eye Institute (NEI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has joined our Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board. Dr. Bharti is the lead inventor on the U.S. and Worldwide patent applications licensed exclusively to Curative Biotech to repurpose Metformin into an eye drop to treat degenerative eye diseases like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, Stargardt’s disease, and others. He is a world leader in his field, and we look forward to working closely with him as we prepare to move into clinical trials.

Dr. Bharti earned his Ph.D. from J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, graduating summa cum laude. He did his postdoc work at NIH, where he published numerous papers on pigment cell biology, transcription regulation and the developmental biology of the eye. Dr. Bharti has won a number of awards including being the first Earl Stadtman Tenure Track Investigator at NEI, NIH Directors award and NEI Directors Dr. Karl Kupfer Visionary award for his groundbreaking research on developing ocular cell- therapies.

Dr. Nicholas Boulis


Nicholas Boulis, M.D., Ph.D. is on the faculty of the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta is the Director of Emory University' Gene and Cell Therapy for Neurorestoration Laboratory.  Dr. Boulis graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with distinction in biology and philosophy, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School, winning the Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Award. After completing his residency at the University of Michigan, Dr. Boulis founded his independent laboratory at the Cleveland Clinic in 2001, focusing on the use of neural gene therapy to alter neural and synaptic function and affect neuroprotection. 

Dr. Boulis has been on the faculty at The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Since 2012 he joined the faculty at Georgia Tech’s Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience Center for Regenerative Engineering and Medicine.  Dr. Boulis also serves on the Michael J Fox Foundation Advisory Committee on Deep Brain Stimulation Research. His research and clinical accomplishments include a path-breaking approach to spinal cord-delivered therapeutics and over 100 peer-reviewed publications in journals including Neurobiology Disease, Operative Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, and Experimental Neurology, among others.