Jon Whitehead

Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed guests, and fellow colleagues, it is again my honor to introduce Professor Jon Whitehead, an eminent scholar and expert in the field of biomedical biochemistry. As we gather here today at the MSK Regen conference, we are privileged to have Professor Whitehead grace us with his presence and share his profound insights on a topic of immense importance—Fat Related Cell Science.


Professor Whitehead’s research focuses on developing innovative strategies to combat obesity-related ’21st Century diseases,’ such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


As a respected member of the academic community, Professor Whitehead holds key responsibilities within the University and the Department of Life Sciences. He serves as the Designated Individual for the Human Tissue License, Chair of the Human Tissue Oversight Group, and is actively involved in the Research Integrity and Ethics Committee.


With his profound knowledge in obesity-associated complications, such as diabetes, endocrinology, and cardiovascular disease, Professor Whitehead’s research holds tremendous potential for transforming the landscape of public health. His remarkable achievements have been recognized through numerous awards and accolades.


Today, we have the privilege of listening to Professor Jon Whitehead as he delves into the captivating realm of Fat Related Cell Science. His ground breaking research and dedication to combating obesity-related diseases have far-reaching implications for the advancement of musculoskeletal regenerative medicine. His expertise will provide valuable insights into the complexities of fat-related cell biology and its role in musculoskeletal health.


Please join me in extending a warm welcome to Professor Jon Whitehead as he takes the stage.