James A. Bianco

JAMES A. BIANCO, MD is the principal founder of Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
(cti) and has been cti’s President and Chief Executive Officer and
Director since February 1992. Dr. Bianco has been responsible for
securing over $200 million in operating capital. Dr. Bianco introduced
the model of vertical integration as a cornerstone in the Company’s
business strategy, providing a platform for developing commercially
successful solutions for the management of cancer and side effects of
cancer therapy. Prior to joining cti, Dr. Bianco was an Assistant Member
in the clinical research division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of
Washington. From 1990 to 1992, Dr. Bianco was the Director of the Bone
Marrow Transplant Program at the Veterans Administration Medical Center
in Seattle. He received his BS in Biology and Physics from New York
University and his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.