Archive for October 2012

Scientific Advisory Board Innovator

Dr. Anthony Atala Anthony Atala, MD, a Stem for Life Foundation Scientific Advisory Board member, directs The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, where he oversees a team of scientists working to build replacement organs and tissues in the lab and develop cell therapies for more than 30 different areas of the body. Recently reported research by Atala’s team includes a project…

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SFLF at the Catholic Medical Association Conference

In September, The Stem for Life Foundation attended the Catholic Medical Association’s 81st Annual Educational Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, titled A Witness to Hope: Medicine and the New Evangelization. Joined by an audience of thousands of Catholic medical professionals, clergy and not-for-profit organizations devoted to health and healing, SFLF joined in a broad range of discussions pertaining to the cultural,…

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Understanding Stem Cells and Overcoming Misconceptions

Dr. Max Gomez, Trustee, SFLF and WCBS-TV Health Correspondent The field of stem cells has been so clouded by controversy and misconceptions that few people truly understand what stem cells are, what their potential is and how much research is being done with them. In fact, when we asked people on the street to tell us about stem cells, the…

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Adult Stem Cells – News Highlights

Continuing our steadfast mission to increase public awareness of adult stem cells, SFLF regularly combs the media for trustworthy stem cell news that highlight advances in research and treatment breakthroughs. We would like to take a moment and reflect on some of the achievements made in adult stem cell science since our last newsletter in Spring 2012. • In October, The Nobel…

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Update on Planning for Second International Vatican Adult Stem Cell Conference

Coming Soon! The Second International Vatican Adult Stem Cell Conference Recognizing the success of our  first Vatican conference in  November, 2011, NeoStem, Inc.,  The Stem for Life Foundation, the Vatican’s  Pontifical Council for Culture, and STOQ  are pleased to announce our second international conference — Regenerative  Medicine: A Fundamental Shift in Science  and Culture. We…

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