Professor Dr. Peter Andrews is a Arthur Jackson Professor at the Department of Biomedical sciences, UOS. He was associate professor at the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology in Philadelphia until he became a full professor at the UOS. Prof. Andrews is the director of the Pluripotent Stem Cell Platform (a Hub under the UKRMP) and the director of the Centre for Stem Cell Biology. Also, he was the co-ordinator of the International Stem Cell Initiative. He was also co-founder and director of Axordia Ltd., a university spin-out company (now a subsidiary of Pfizer). Prof. Andrews published over 200 scientific articles. His research interests are in the biology of human embryonic stem cells and their malignant counterparts from Teratocarcinomas. He has been and currently is involved in several EU-funded projects with the main focus on the development of stem cell technologies.