Dr. Cotsarelis is a Co-founder & Scientific Advisory Board Member of Follica. Dr. Cotsarelis is Chairman of Dermatology and the Milton B. Hartzell Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Cotsarelis is the lead inventor of Follica's platform technology.
A pioneer and foremost expert in epithelial stem cell biology, Dr. Cotsarelis' research led to the isolation and characterization of the expression pattern of stem cells from the bulge region of the follicle.
He has an active clinical practice at the hospital affiliated with the university. He has published in top peer reviewed journal articles and has several issued and pending patents based on his scientific discoveries.