Jan H. Spaas (born 06 Jan 1986) graduated as a veterinarian in 2010 and obtained a PhD in veterinary science at Ghent University (Belgium). In 2012 he cofounded Global Stem cell Technology (GST) to develop veterinary regenerative therapies for the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and is the managing director. He developed the first veterinary stem cell product that has obtained marketing authorization in Europe*. He is inventor of 8 patents and key author of more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is promotor of 7 PhD students and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Veterinary Science. He is board member of the scientific society for equine health (WVGP) and VIA NOVA equine hospital.
“The future belongs to those who believe in it”