Dr. Ke Cheng is a Randall B. Terry, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine in the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University and in the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. He is Adjunct Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and also serves as the Co-Director of the functional tissue engineering program at the Comparative Medicine Institute. Dr. Cheng directs the BioTherapeutics Lab at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine which focuses on stem cells, biomaterials, and nanomedicine for heart and lung regeneration. His lab also studies novel mechanisms of cell extravasation, termed angiopellosis. Their studies include regenerative medicine approaches by using patient-derived stem cells, biomaterials, and targeted nanoparticles.