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World Stem Cell Summit to be Presented by Genetics Policy Institute, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., and Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN)
New Rochelle, NY, June 10, 2013—The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers have announced that the 2013 World Stem Cell Report will be published as a special supplement to the peer-reviewed journal Stem Cells and Development. Dr. Graham Parker and Bernard Siegel will serve as co-editors in chief, joined by Rosario Isasi (McGill University) as managing editor.
It was also announced that Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers and Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN), a Liebert publication, will become joint platinum media sponsors of the GPI's 2013 World Stem Cell Summit that will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, December 4–6 in San Diego, CA.
Bernard Siegel, executive director of GPI and founder and co-chair of the Summit said, “We are proud to partner with Graham Parker and the skilled editorial team at Stem Cells and Development to publish our annual Report. The Journal’s extensive audience, combined with the reach of the community attending and supporting the World Stem Cell Summit, will allow our readership to expand exponentially. We will continue to provide an array of specialized articles offering unique insights of leading policy-makers, regulators, and experts in law, ethics, advocacy, industry, and philanthropy from countries, regions, and states. The Report fills a critical unmet need by providing a global framework for all stakeholders.”
Mary Ann Liebert, publisher & CEO of both Stem Cells and Development and GEN stated, “We are delighted to be working with a key thought leader and senior statesman for the field, Bernie Siegel, and his GPI team on this important collaboration. The World Stem Cell Report delivers an orbital and unique viewpoint, with content that is timely, comprehensive, and direct. We are proud to add this important annual publication to our many journals that intersect the world of regenerative medicine.”
GEN editor in chief John Sterling stated, “The World Stem Cell Summit is the critical global meeting, providing the best opportunity for the GEN community to participate in the world of regenerative medicine. Our platinum media sponsorship allows GEN readers, both in print and online, and advertisers to have a front row seat to listen and learn from the top experts on the very dynamic and expertly conceptualized Summit platform.”
The Report will be made available to all subscribers of Stem Cells and Development and complimentary to attendees of the World Stem Cell Summit. The Summit program delivers on the “big picture” featuring 170+ prominent scientists, business leaders, regulators, policy-makers, advocates, economic development officers, experts in law and ethics, and visionary gurus who will discuss the latest scientific discoveries, business models, legal and regulatory solutions, and best practices. The Summit is expected to attract attendees from more than 40 nations.
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