2014 Annual Dinner & Legislative Fly-In Breaks Records!
70+ ARM Representatives Participate in Legislative Fly-In
22 Unique State Delegations Represented in Legislative Fly-In
150+ Industry Leaders Attend Annual Dinner
ARM's 5th Annual Dinner
ARM’s 5th Annual Dinner, which took place on Monday, April 28 in Washington DC, was a celebration of the potential for regenerative medicine to change patients' lives. One of ARM's pinnacle events, the evening recognized the most inspiring patient advocates, researchers, corporate leaders and policy decision makers in the regenerative medicine sector. Over 150 of the field's key constituents attended to highlight major accomplishments in the field over the past year and hear from four truly inspirational speakers who are propelling the sector forward.
2014 ARM Legislators of the Year:
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), ARM's Legislator of the Year & Sponsor of the Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act of 2014
Senator Barbara Boxer Receiving Award from CA Delegation During ARM's Legislative Fly-In
Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), ARM's Legislator of the Year & Sponsor of the Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act of 2014
Senator Mark Kirk Addresses Attendees and Receives Award at ARM Annual Dinner
Featured Speakers Included:
Josh Basile, Patient Advocate; Founder, Determined2Heal
Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Professor, Jules Stein Chair in Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute; Director, Translational Tissue Engineering Center, Johns Hopkins University
Edward Lanphier, President & CEO, Sangamo BioSciences
Bruce Levine, Ph.D., Barbara and Edward Netter Associate Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, University of Pennsylvania
Fire with Fire Video
View the short film shown by Dr. Bruce Levine during his presentation at ARM's 5th Annual Dinner. See the direct impact regenerative medicine research and clinical trials are making today, and share Emma's story of survival: http://focusforwardfilms.com/films/72/fire-with-fire
The 2014 ARM Legislative Fly-In on April 29 included participation from 22 different state delegations, the most in the event's history. This increase in interest was largely due to the introduction of the 2014 Regenerative Medicine Promtion Act to both the Senate and House of Representatives. The full-day event was dedicated to meeting with key members of Congress and Administration officials to describe the immense near-term potential of regenerative medicine and ask for support for the Bill.
Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act of 2014
Download copies of the Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act of 2014 - introduced to the U.S. Senate in March of 2014 and the House of Representatives in April of 2014.
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