e live. Interactions between people and animals can have positive effects on the physical and psychological health and well-being of both people and their pets. Mars will welcome representatives from the Wounded Warrior Program, a project which provides therapy for wounded soldiers through dogs at rehabilitation centers. Sergeant Jon Gordon, a war veteran and his service dog will be meeting delegates in the space to show first-hand the rehabilitative impact of human-animal interaction.
Howard-Yana Shapiro will be joined at TEDMED by five other Mars experts, including Dr. Catherine Kwik-Uribe, director of research and development, Mars Botanical, Dr. Karyl Hurley, global scientific affairs, Mars Petcare, Dr. Bryan Hanley, director of scientific discovery, Wrigley and Dr.Linh Bui, head of scientific and regulatory affairs for Mars Food. Each expert will be available for delegates to connect with at the Mars TEDMED social hub and explore their individual areas of expertise and scientific discovery.
Mars videos featuring the Mars TEDMED social hub and interviews with the Mars segment-experts will which will be available at www.mars.com/tedmed and www.youtube.com/mars on Wednesday 11 and Friday 13 April for viewing and download. Live updates from the conference will be shared on the Mars corporate Facebook (www.facebook.com/mars) page and Twitter feed (www.twitter.com/marsglobal) throughout the week.
About Mars, Incorporated
In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars' first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920's, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom wiPage: 1 2 3 4 Related biology technology :1
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