Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine in Action Awards

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine in Action Awards

Date: January 23, 2020
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Miami
($200 with conference registration)

For 15 years, the non-profit organization Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) has celebrated the stem cell and regenerative medicine community's top innovators, leaders and champions. The honorees will be recognized at a gala reception and dinner during the upcoming 15th annual World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS) at the Hyatt Regency Miami, Florida, which takes place from January 21 - 24, 2020.

This year's Action Award honorees includes global leaders in advancing the emerging field of regenerative medicine. All of these distinguished honorees will be recognized for their devotion to improving health and developing cures by accelerating stem cell and regenerative medicine.

2020 Honorees:
  • The Gift of Life Registry
  • Emily Whitehead Foundation
  • Bernard "Burn" Loeffk

About the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF)

The nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation fosters strategic collaborations to accelerate the development of regenerative medicine to improve health and deliver cures. RMF pursues its mission by producing its flagship World Stem Cell Summit; honoring leaders through the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards; publishing The World Stem Report with our journal partner, Stem Cells Translational Medicine; and promoting policy and educational initiatives. For further information about RMF please visit:

About the World Stem Cell Summit

Produced by the nonprofit Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) for 14 years, the World Stem Cell Summit 2020 is co-located with Phacilitate Leaders World. It is the most inclusive and expansive interdisciplinary, networking, and partnering meeting in the stem cell science and regenerative medicine field. With the overarching purpose of fostering biomedical research, funding, and investments targeting cures, the Summit is the single conference serving the diverse ecosystem of regenerative medicine stakeholders.
We are delighted to let you know that this year, $25 of your ticket price will be donated to the Emily Whitehead Foundation. To purchase your ticket, select the awards as an add on at the point of registration for the conference. 

Past Honorees

2019 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards
  • Inspiration Award: Doug Oliver, MSW
  • International Advocacy Award: Desirée Cox, MD, PhD
  • International Diplomacy Award: Robin L Smith, MD MBA
  • International Achievement Award: Lu Daopei Medical Group
  • Leadership Award: The International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory
2018 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards
  • Advocacy Award: Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden
  • Leadership Award: Dr. W. E. “Ed” Bosarge
  • Leadership Award: Norio Nakatsuji
  • Advocacy Award: Shelley Ross and the Cure Alliance
  • Advocacy Award:Adrienne Bell-Cors Shapiro
2016 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards
  • Leadership Award: Bernie Marcus
  • Leadership Award: Don Soffer
  • Advocacy Award: Camillo Ricordi, M.D
  • Inspiration Award: Sandy Barker and The Gold Rush Cure Foundation
2015 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards
  • Leadership Award: Robert M. Nerem, PhD
  • Education Award: Ann Murphy, PhD
  • Advocacy Award: Tory Williams & the Alabama Institute of Medicine
  • Advocacy Award: Jeanne Loring, PhD
  • Inspiration Award: CURE Cerebral palsy (CB)
$25 of your ticket price will be donated to the Emily Whitehead Foundation.
You can purchase your pass on our registration platform when purchasing your conference ticket.

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