Derrick Rossi, PhD

Derrick Rossi, PhD

​Associate Professor at Harvard University​, CEO of Convelo Therapeutics

2010 NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Alumnus

PhD, University of Helsinki, Finland

Postdoctoral Training, Stanford University


Dr. Rossi is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, where he works on programming cells into clinically useful cell types including liver cells, blood cells, and induced pluripotent stem cells. In particular, he is interested in understanding the mechanisms enabling self-renewal and multi-potency of blood stem cells. He is also CEO of Convelo Therapeutics, a biotech company developing a new class of medicines that unlock the regenerative capacity of the central nervous system. He completed his postdoctoral studies at Stanford University.