Stephen Rego, Ph.D.

Dr. Stephen Rego has extensive scientific experience ranging from basic science to late-stage product development. His scientific background includes both basic and translational cellular biology, particularly in the areas of cancer immunology, regenerative medicine, and autoimmunity. His doctoral work involved using 3D in vitro and in vivo models to study the breast tumor microenvironment. During his postdoctoral work, Dr. Rego led multiple projects, including the development of the first bioengineered functional human pyloric sphincter. His work has been recognized with multiple awards, such as the Erret Foundation’s Daryl and Margueritte Discovery Award. Dr. Rego cherishes the collaborative environment at EGC and developing creative strategies to advance science in diverse fields. In his free time, Dr. Rego loves spending time with family and friends, exploring nature, and teaching kids about science.

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Diagnostic/Assays
  • Education
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Software/IT
  • Scientific Consultant, Eva Garland Consulting
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry Department, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Instructor, Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Postdoc, Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine
  • B.S. in Biology from East Carolina University
  • Ph.D. in Biology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte