Navigation Links
Mary Ann Liebert to receive award for stem cell education at World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego
Date:12/2/2013

New Rochelle, NY, December 2, 2013--The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) will bestow its 2013 Education Award on Mary Ann Liebert, President and CEO of the company that bears her name, citing her work in educating patients, researchers, and the broader stem cell community, and in raising the standard in medical research journalism.

Ms. Liebert is the president and CEO of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., a media empire known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in promising areas of science and biomedical research. Its biotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN), debuted in 1980, was the first in its field, and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. Stem Cells and Development is an authoritative peer-reviewed journal dedicated to developments in the biology, characteristics, and therapeutic utility of stem cells. Many journals she publishes intersect the field of regenerative medicine, contributing to the scholarship and advancing stem cell science. Ms. Liebert is also the founder and executive vice president of the Rosalind Franklin Society, which recognizes and advances important contributions made by women in the life sciences.

"Stem cells hold enormous promise in so many areas of medicine and surgery," said Ms. Liebert. "This most important Summit exemplifies the urgent need for a broad global coalition to advance its research and application the researchers, regulators, investors, clinicians, and members of the public and private sectors. Patients and the public at large need to understand the promise of stem cell research and clinical usage, and urge support for ongoing and new initiatives. I salute the Genetics Policy Institute for bringing these constituents together, and I am honored to receive this prestigious award."

Since 2005, GPI has honored the stem cell community's top innovators, leaders, and champions at its Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner during the annual World Stem Cell Summit. This year's awards will be presented on Dec. 5 at the Ninth Annual Stem Cell Action Awards dinner, during the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Quigley
jquigley@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100 x2149
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. New journal on disruptive science and technology launched by Mary Ann Liebert Inc. publishers
2. BUSM/BMC receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant to develop next generation condom
3. 83 global health innovations receive Grand Challenges Canada funding
4. Geneticists receive funding to improve citrus production and health
5. Regulus Demonstrates Initial Progress in microRNA Biomarkers MS Collaboration and Receives Milestone Payment from Biogen Idec
6. Inovio Pharmaceuticals CEO Receives 2013 Drug Discovery & Achievement Award
7. Sanford-Burnham receives US Air Force grant to perform next-generation toxicity screens
8. SDSU receives $8.5M for heart research
9. Dr. Avrum Spira receives award for advancing research on tobacco smokes effect on lungs
10. Leader of smoking cessation and tobacco prevention efforts receives Institute of Medicines 2013 Lienhard Award
11. AgriLife researcher Xiuren Zhang receives National Science Foundation CAREER grant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/2/2017)... , Feb. 1, 2017  Central to ... and meaningful advances worldwide, The Japan Prize Foundation ... Prize, who have pushed the envelope in their ... and Communication. Three scientists are being recognized with ... achievements that not only contribute to the advancement ...
(Date:1/30/2017)... FRANCISCO , Jan. 30, 2017   Invitae ... the fastest growing genetic information companies, today announced that ... financial results and provide 2017 guidance on Monday, February ... conference call that day at 4:45 p.m. Eastern / ... Invitae,s management team will briefly review financial results, guidance, ...
(Date:1/25/2017)... The Elements of Enterprise Information Security ... of a comprehensive set of business processes and ... identities and providing a secured and documented access ... number of programs opted by enterprises to maintain ... processes and changing policies. However, there are some ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... the VTX-1 Liquid Biopsy System , a fully automated benchtop system for ... technology. The VTX-1 is being launched at the Molecular Medicine Tri Conference (Tri-Con) ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... to announce that Dr. Trevor Heritage has joined its executive team to lead ... system designed to provide insights to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... With ... operational capacity with its strategic internal leadership to provide clients with best ... operational management. With office locations in North Carolina, Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois, ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Creation Technologies, a private company and 25-year ... (OEMs) , today announced it has received the ‘Highest Overall Customer Rating’ Service ... category of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers with annual revenues over $500 million. ...
Breaking Biology Technology: