PALM BEACH, Florida, July 7, 2012 – The World Stem Cell Summit enables companies and academic institutes to join a community of stakeholders, working together to establish a solid foundation from which innovative therapies will have the necessary support to advance. New sponsors are being added weekly in support of the 2012 World Stem Cell Summit at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on December 3-5, 2012. The 2012 Summit is Co-Organized by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), Karolinska Institute, Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope and the International Translational Regenerative Medicine Center (ITRC).

Joining the World Stem Cell Summit at the Platinum level is Regenerative Medicine Journal. The Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and edication has joined the World Stem Cell Summit as a Gold Sponsor. Silver Sponsors include iCeMS at Kyoto University and Advanced Cell & Gene Therapy, LLC.  Corporate Bronze Sponsors are CellGenix, CMTechnologies, Crescent Chemical Company, Lonza, McDermott Will & Emery, The Morrow Institute Medical Group, Stem Cells, Inc and TAP Biosystems. Current Bronze sponsors also include nonprofits and educational organizations like ALS Worldwide, Bradley University, Palm Beach Business Group and the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF).

Organizations partner with the World Stem Cell Summit to share research, introduce products and to invest in the future of regenerative medicine. “Our Institute was established with the precise goal of unleashing the potential of stem cells through translational research, trans-disciplinary collaboration and transformative medicine. The Summit is an extraordinarily prestigious event that will provide ISCI with a powerful platform to showcase our story to the entire world,” said Joshua Hare, Ph.D., Director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School, a 2012 World Stem Cell Summit Co-Organizer.

Endorsing Organizations include international foundations, disease advocacy organizations, hospitals, educational institutions and many more. From the London Regenerative Medicine Network to the Israel Stem Cell Society to Stem Cells Australia, the support and interest of the worldwide Stem Cell Community is critical to the success of the World Stem Cell Summit. For a full list of Endorsing Organizations like the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Johns Hopkins and Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, click here. Thanks, in part, to the outreach of our Media Sponsors, the Summit attracts substantial media coverage. This year’s Media Partners are ALN Magazine, American Journal of Stem Cells, Chromatography Techniques, Laboratory Equipment, NRR, Stem Cells, Stem Cells Portal, Stem Cells Translational Medicine, The Oncologist and weSRCH.

“Becoming a sponsor of the World Stem Cell Summit effectively provides the opportunity to highlight products, services and capabilities to a global audience of key decision makers and thought leaders. GPI works collaboratively with sponsors to leverage the Summit’s energy in support of their objectives. We are all working together to advance the field,” said Alan Fernandez, Genetics Policy Institute Associate Director. For a full list of 2012 Summit sponsors, please click here.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Click here to learn more about sponsorship and request a sponsorship kit.