Leapsmag and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation launch video series “The Future Is Now: The Revolutionary Power of Stem Cell Research"

New series illustrates how stem cell research will profoundly impact life on earth.

Los Angeles, CA, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leapsmag, the online magazine showcasing groundbreaking advances in the life sciences, and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) have announced the launch of the new video series: “The Future is Now: The Revolutionary Power of Stem Cell Research.” 

This five-part series, filmed at the annual 2019 World Stem Cell Summit in Miami, features some of world’s leading experts and most inspiring patient advocates. Here is the upcoming schedule:

April 2: Jeanne Loring, Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine, Scripps Research Institute: “Jurassic Park Without the Scary Parts Is Actually Happening” 

April 8: Jana Stoudemire, Director of Commercial Innovation at Space Tango: “The Best Kept Secret on the International Space Station”

April 15: Adrienne Shapiro, co-founder of Axis Advocacy: “A Mother’s Mission to End Sickle Cell Disease”

April 22: Aubrey de Grey, Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation: “Ending Aging in 20 Years with Stem Cell Treatments”

April 29: Nicole Gularte, one of the first CAR T-cell patients: “This Young Woman Beat Cancer 8 Times”

Kira Peikoff, editor of leapsmag said, “I am thrilled to provide our viewers an inside look at some unprecedented biomedical experiments happening now in labs and medical centers around the world, and above the earth on the International Space Station. These are great stories about a patient defying incurable cancer; families afflicted with sickle cell disease finding hope for a cure through stem cells; the shocking possibility that extinct animals might roam the earth again; and the perils of old age soon becoming a distant memory.”

According to Bernard Siegel, executive director of Regenerative Medicine Foundation and creator of the World Stem Cell Summit, “RMF is proud to partner with leapsmag in this new video series that illustrates how stem cell research will profoundly impact life on earth--solving extinction, extending the healthy human lifespan and utilizing microgravity to understand developmental biology. Included are patient stories at the intersection of hope and breakthrough science.”

About leapsmag: Founded in November 2017, leapsmag is an editorially independent online magazine that aims to foster a society-wide conversation about the impact of groundbreaking advances in the life sciences and related fields. The award-winning magazine publishes a mixture of reported feature articles, commentary by leading experts, and interviews with innovators whose work stands to affect us all. Leapsmag serves as lead online media partner at the annual World Stem Cell Summit.

Visit: http://www.leapsmag.com

About the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF)

The nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation fosters strategic collaborations to accelerate the development of regenerative medicine to improve health and deliver cures. RMF pursues its mission by producing its flagship World Stem Cell Summit; honoring leaders through the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards; publishing The World Stem Report with our journal partner, Stem Cells Translational Medicine; and promoting policy and educational initiatives. For further information about RMF please visit: http://regmedfoundation.org/

About the World Stem Cell Summit

Produced by the nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) and now in its 15th year, the World Stem Cell Summit is co-located with the premier cell and gene therapy industry conference Phacilitate Leaders World. The Summit is the most inclusive and expansive interdisciplinary, networking, and partnering meeting in the stem cell science and regenerative medicine field. With the overarching purpose of fostering biomedical research, funding, and investments targeting cures, the Summit is the single conference serving the diverse ecosystem of regenerative medicine stakeholders. For more information about the 15th World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS), please visit: http://worldstemcellsummit.com.



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