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The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) is a leading promoter and defender of stem cell research and other cutting-edge medical research targeting cures. We are the catalyst and provide leadership to the Pro-Cures Movement, an influential global network of stakeholders' from patient-advocacy, science and industry.
GPI seeks to catalyze and help lead a global network of influential stakeholder groups representing patient advocates, scientists, physicians and health care professionals, industrialists, bioethicists, lawyers, educators, and policy-makers.
GPI pursues this mission through co-sponsorship and management of its flagship annual World Stem Cell Summit, publication of the World Stem Cell Report, special projects, speaking engagements, teaching initiatives, and strategic collaborations.
Upon this base of activities and relationships, GPI serves as a communications channel, helping to build the knowledge base needed for ethical and thoughtful policy-making in support of scientifically and medically worthy research and clinical translation in the broad field of stem cells and the even broader field of developmental biology.
The Voice of the Stem Cell Community
GPI is often called upon to provide interviews and expert commentary to the press. GPI's lectures have been quoted in major newspapers and magazines throughout the U.S. and the world, and have been featured on numerous radio and television broadcasts. We create positive public awareness for stem cell research and regenerative medicine.
Executing Our Mission
Through GPI's action network, world report, flagship conference, special projects, speaking engagements, world renowned advisory boards, educational resources, teaching initiatives and strategic relationships, GPI serves as the foremost channel of knowledge between the world leading stem cell experts, patient advocates and those who make policy for the general public.
GPI maintains science and legal advisory boards comprised of leading stem cell researchers, disease experts, ethicists and legal experts and a dedicated fulltime staff of policy, business, science and communication experts that are available to educate the public and media on stem cell issues.
- GPI "Stem Cell Action Award" Honorees Announced for 2015
October 27, 2015
- Advocacy and Technology Move Stem Cell Research Forward: Bernie Siegel of the Genetics Policy Institute
October 07, 2015
- Conquer Paralysis Now Launches Challenge to Find a Cure in Next Decade
December 5, 2014
Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) Announce Merger Plan
The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), producer of the annual World Stem Cell Summit, and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) have agreed to merge in order to leverage their resources in the advancement of stem cell research, regenerative medicine and other advanced technologies targeting cures.
Bernard Siegel's TedX talk "Stem Cells and the Transformative Power of Hope"
Bernard Siegel, a leader of the global stem cell advocacy movement and founder of the World Stem Cell Summit, describes how grassroots activists have contributed to the advancement of stem cell research, one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of our time.
World Stem Cell Summit 2014
The 2014 World Stem Cell Summit took place in San Antonio, Texas on December 3-5, 2014 at the Marriott Rivercenter. The Summit featured a record 200 expert speakers leading 67 sessions and panels and 37 "Conversation with Experts" roundtable discussions. Twelve hundred WSCS14 attendees represented more than 40 countries.
- Regenerative Medicine Workshop
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
- BEINGS 2015
- Organ Bioengineering and Banking Workshop
- White House Office of Science and Technology Policy:
OSTP Roundtable on Technological Solutions Scarcity & Impairment
- ISCT 2015: Coming of Age