Dr. C. Benson Kuo is the Associate Director of the Consulting Center. He acts as consultant for regulatory compliance, submission requirements, and strategic planning for innovative products developed at USC or by community members. Prior to joining the program, he served as the regulatory affairs manager at Alfred E. Mann Institute, responsible for regulatory support of medical device development and regulatory submissions and compliance with the FDA and IRBs.
Before embarking on his regulatory affairs career, he worked in biotech industry and served as bioinformatics scientist, patent scientist and patent agent.
Dr. Kuo completed his Ph.D. in the field of biomedical sciences and received postdoctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the Regulatory Science program and RAC-certified by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS). He is a member of RAPS, OCRA (Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group), and the CSTA RK group (Clinical and Translational Science Award Regulatory Knowledge).