Dr. Mark J. Holterman is a medical doctor based in Maywood, Illinois and Peoria, Illinois. He practices pediatric as well as general surgery (WeeklyOpinion). Dr. Holterman has acquired almost three decades worth of experience from University of Virginia Health Sciences, University of Washington and Rush University Medical Center. In addition, he has been involved with St. Alexius Medical Center, Loyola University Medical Center and the University of Illinois Hospital. He is also a professor at the College of medicine in the University of Illinois.
After graduating from Yale with a degree in biology, he attended the University of Virginia to attain his Ph.D. and MD. Dr. Mark Holterman later joined the University of Virginia Health Sciences where he completed his residency and moved on to the University of Washington to receive a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. He was later appointed surgeon in chief at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital.
Being a board member of numerous medical organizations, Dr. Holterman also participated in the formation of the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT) and sits on the executive board. AACT works with other organizations such as the CellR4 medical journal to research on better treatments such as cellular regeneration, repair and reprogramming then publish their findings at AACT conferences. The organization has made great strides in basic science, enabling the creation of new treatments to be tested and approved.
The published medical journal showcases how AACT focuses on overcoming the challenges and pursuing opportunities linked to the development of new treatments. Through discoveries in their research, CellR4 is able to develop revolutionary forms of therapy that are considered and tried first to aid in treatment. The published articles also include opinions on important, ethical and legal issues, as well as their previous projects, worked in with other medical organizations worldwide.