January 17, 2018

US Life Expectancy Declines Two Years in a Row

PART 1 OF 2 SHAPECHARGE, ISTOCK Technological innovation. Novel therapies. Rising GDP and greater equality. All signs point to progress. But recent studies show that when it comes to life…
December 8, 2017

A Breakthrough in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD or Duchenne) is a fatal genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 3,500 boys born globally. Duchenne results in progressive muscle weakness due to a mutation…
November 17, 2017

Antibiotics: Friend or Foe?

While many ancient cultures used molds and other plants to treat infections, it was Alexander Fleming who received the credit for the discovery of penicillin in 1928. The discovery of…
November 9, 2017

New Hope for Treating Cerebral Palsy

Every parent-to-be’s greatest concern is that both mother and child turn out healthy. Tragically, this is not always the case, as children can be born with a litany of health…
Cells Are the New Cure: The Cutting-Edge Medical Breakthroughs That Are Transforming Our Health by Robin L. Smith, M.D. and Max Gomez, Ph.D.Uncategorized
October 30, 2017

Cells are the New Cure

The future of medicine is happening now. Revolutionary new science is providing cures that were considered science fiction five years ago - and not with pills, surgery or radiation- but with human…
October 23, 2017

A Talk With C. Randal Mills

In April 2014, C. Randal Mills was named President and CEO of CIRM, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a San Francisco-based agency created in 2004 to allocate over $3…
October 23, 2017

The Ice Bucket Halo

As the founder of a healthcare charity, the Stem for Life Foundation, I am filled with awe and hope at the remarkable success of the Ice Bucket Challenge and Stand…
October 13, 2017

The Hunt for Cures

Each year in the United States four million babies are born. Each birth is a time of great rapture and joy because of the tremendous amount of love and laughter…
January 21, 2017

The Power of Love

Victoria Jackson shuddered uncontrollably when the doctor told her and husband Bill in 2008 that their 14-year-old daughter, Ali, had an extremely rare autoimmune ailment called neuromyelitis optica spectrum disease,…
May 25, 2015

The Longevity Paradox

Whether Methuselah or Dorian Gray, long lives and the idea of human immortality have always captured public imagination, inspiring countless works of art, religious dialogue and scientific innovation. And as…
April 15, 2015

Traumatic Brain Injuries

One of the world’s leading experts on cellular therapies for traumatic brain injury (TBI), Dr. Cox directs the Pediatric Surgical Translational Laboratories and Pediatric Program in Regenerative Medicine at the…
February 14, 2015

Cancer’s Next Big Thing

The headlines have been coming all year from some of the biggest names in cancer drug discovery and development — from Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca. And just last month,…
January 26, 2015

The Regeneration Generation

Bob Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., is the vice chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell-therapy diagnostics and therapeutics company he co-founded in 2013 with Craig Venter and Peter…
The Healing Cell by Robin L. Smith, M.D., Msgr. Tomasz Trafny, and Max Gomez, Ph.D.Uncategorized
April 1, 2013

The Healing Cell: How the Greatest Revolution in Medical History is Changing Your Life

The Stem for Life Foundation is pleased to announce the release of The Healing Cell: How the Greatest Revolution in Medical History Is Changing Your Life, written by Dr. Robin…