Director, Organ Manufacturing, United Therapeutics
Luis Alvarez is the Director of Organ Manufacturing at United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR). The Organ Manufacturing Group has the mission of ending the organ shortage by developing biomanufactured human organs. The current focus of the group is the development ultrahigh resolution additive manufacturing methods to create organ scaffolds that can be cellularized and incubated to maturity. This group is based in Manchester, New Hampshire. Previously Luis served on active duty with the US Army where he led pharmaceutical development programs and co-founded the DoD’s regenerative medicine program office. Luis earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from the United States Military Academy (West Point, New York). He earned a doctorate in biological engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a Hertz Foundation Fellow.