Denny Sanford Donates $100 million to UC San Diego for Stem Cell Research

GPI Statement on Denny Sanford’s UC San Diego Stem Cell Donation Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) Executive Director and founder of the World Stem Cell Summit released a statement today regarding Denny Sanford’s major gift to stem cell research at UC San Diego. “Denny Sanford’s commitment to supporting the potential of stem cell research is long […]

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New Organ Prize Official Launch is December 4th at the World Stem Cell Summit

The New Organ Prize is an initiative of the Methuselah Foundation, and has been under development for a little while – an open beta for trying out crowdfunding strategies, building alliances, and so forth. This is an evolution of the organization’s experience with research prizes and their use in spurring a scientific community to achieve […]

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Paul Knoepfler To Receive National Advocacy Award at World Stem Cell Summit

October 23, 2013 – Science 2.0 contributor Professor Paul S. Knoepfler of the University of California Davis School of Medicine is being honored at the World Stem Cell Summit with the Stem Cell Action ‘National Advocacy Award’ from the Genetics Policy Institute. The World Stem Cell Summit is being held December 4-6, 2013 in San Diego, […]

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How Will Stem Cell Therapies Impact Patient Care? Four Action Items Are Key to Success, Says Word Stem Cell Report 2013

New Rochelle, NY, October 23, 2013—The stem cell field is at a critical point, with the potential for a major impact on clinical medicine if stem cell-based therapies can overcome serious and immediate challenges. These challenges and key action items to overcome them are described in an article published on Fast Track as part of […]

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Stemedica Sponsors Poster Forum Prizes at 2013 World Stem Cell Summit

(San Diego) October 10, 2013 – Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), producer of the annual World Stem Cell Summit, and Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing, research and clinical development, announced today that Stemedica will serve as the exclusive sponsor of the Poster Forum at the 2013 World Stem Cell […]

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Kyoto University’s iCeMS to Co-Organize the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit

For the second straight year, Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) will serve as a co-organizer of the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit, which will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California on December 4-6. The event, put on by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), features a program that […]

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San Antonio to Host 2014 World Stem Cell Summit

International Regenerative Medicine Community to Convene for 10th Anniversary Summit in Texas, December 2014 SAN ANTONIO, TX (Meltwater) September 18, 2013 — Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), the producer of the annual World Stem Cell Summit, is announcing today at BioMed SA’s 8th Annual Julio Palmaz Award Dinner that the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit is scheduled […]

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Stem Cell Scientist Who Blogs To Receive Award For Advocacy

Paul Knoepfler, who runs his own research lab at University of California, Davis, will receive special recognition by the Genetics Policy Institute for his advocacy of stem cell research via the blog that he’s been hosting since 2009. Readers of my Forbes blog may recognize Knoepfler’s name, as I’ve often reported his views on stem […]

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GEN Publisher & CEO Honored for Stem Cell Education

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) has named Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) publisher and CEO Mary Ann Liebert the winner of its 2013 Education Award, citing her work in educating patients, researchers, and the broader stem cell community, and in raising the standard in medical research journalism. Liebert is president and CEO of Mary […]

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2013 “Stem Cell Action Award” Honorees – Advancing Stem Cell Research, Funding and Advocacy

9th Annual Stem Cell Action Awards to be presented at World Stem Cell Summit, December 5, 2013 in San Diego   SAN DIEGO – (8/06/2013) – This year’s Stem Cell Action Award honorees, announced today, have funded millions of dollars in stem cell research; raised the standard in medical research journalism; and worked to educate patients, […]

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UC Davis Researcher Paul Knoepfler to Receive Award for Stem Cell Advocacy

Paul Knoepfler, associate professor of cell biology and human anatomy, will be honored in December by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) with one of its annual Stem Cell Action awards. Knoepfler, who is also an associate investigator at the Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine at Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, will receive GPI’s National […]

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