SOURCE: Regenerative Medicine Foundation

Regenerative Medicine Foundation

March 10, 2011 17:48 ET

Richard Gephardt Joins 2011 Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum Speaker Lineup

WINSTON-SALEM, NC--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - Today, the Regenerative Medicine Foundation announced that Richard Gephardt, who served for 28 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, will join the 2011 Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum speaker lineup. The second Annual Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum will take place April 6-8 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

Gephardt will keynote the session, "Healthcare Reform and Regenerative Medicine," on Thursday, April 7 to discuss how the ongoing changes in health care policy will affect the field of regenerative medicine. Elected to serve as the House Democratic Leader for more than 14 years, Gephardt was one of the party's leading strategists on issues such as health care. He is now president and chief executive officer of Gephardt Government Affairs.

"It is a great honor to have Richard Gephardt as a keynote speaker," said DaLaura Kader, vice president of strategic initiatives the Regenerative Medicine Foundation. "Because of his interest in health care reform and health care innovation, the Forum organizing committee identified Mr. Gephardt as an essential speaker to discuss health care policy and regenerative medicine. We look forward to hearing his insights."

The Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum is an international event convening members of the academic, clinical, pharmaceutical, government, and venture capitalist community to collaborate and advance the science of regenerative medicine. To access the full agenda and to register for the Forum, please visit or call 866-831-3244.

About the Regenerative Medicine Foundation
The Regenerative Medicine Foundation (, launched in 2005, is an internationally-focused, not-for-profit organization created to enable the advancement of new treatments and therapies based on regenerative medicine, and ultimately, to realize the goals of personalized medicine.

Through educational programs, translational conferences and public policy initiatives, the Foundation advocates for increased medical research, promotes the training and education of scientists, and facilitates the translation of therapies to patients.

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