The Power List 2020 – Advanced Medicine
Chief Medical Officer at Kuur Therapeutics
Kurt Gunter has an expansive history in advanced medicine, spanning many roles. After starting his career as a physician, he went into regulation – becoming deputy director of the FDA’s cellular and gene therapy division in 1988. Then, after heading up stem cell processing at the Children's National Medical Center, he took several leadership positions in industry (including Transkaryotic, ViaCell and Hospira). He is an active member of many societies, and has served as President of ISCT.