WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – August 17, 2016) – The Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) announced that Bernard Siegel, executive director of RMF, will provide the opening keynote address titled “Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine: the Geo-Political and Societal Implications of ‘Living Drugs’ and Curative Technologies” at the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Congress at the CHA Bio Complex at Gyennogo-Do, South Korea. Hosted by the Global Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Acceleration Center (GSRAC), Mr. Siegel’s presentation takes place on August 23, 2016.
Mr. Siegel also chairs the session titled “Strategic Policy Development for Accelerated Market Access of Regenerative Medicine” and serves as a panelist addressing business development and reimbursement issues.

“This conference underscores Korea’s importance as a center of innovation, translation and leadership for the field of stem cell research and regenerative medicine. I am delighted and honored to revisit Korea and address this prestigious assembly,” stated Bernard Siegel.

Bernard Siegel, J.D., is the executive director of the nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation based in Palm Beach, Florida. He is the founder and the co-chair of the World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference and founder and co- editor-in-chief of the World Stem Cell Report, a supplement to the high-impact journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine that is the official journal partner of RMF.

About the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF)

The nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation, formerly known as the Genetics Policy Institute, is dedicated to accelerating regenerative medicine to improve health and deliver cures. Through its action network, newsletters, flagship World Stem Cell Summit and RegMed Capital Conference, public forums, special projects, speaking engagements, world-renowned advisory boards, educational resources, teaching initiatives, and strategic relationships, RMF serves as the foremost channel of knowledge between leading regenerative medicine experts, patient advocates, and those who make policy for the general public. The 12th annual World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference takes place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 6-9, 2016.