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World Stem Cell Summit Announces Exclusive Tour of Three of San Antonio’s Science Facilities for Summit Attendees

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 23, 2014 - Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and the World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS14) ...

Medical Device Firm Innovative Trauma Care® Positions New Leader For Next-Level Growth; Names Joseph P. Brennan President and Chief Executive Officer

[October 22, 2014- SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS] As the next step in aggressively increasing sales and growing ...

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Admittance Technologies is committed to improving the quality of life of patients with heart disease through innovative electrical engineering solutions.


Ajeya P. Joshi, M.D.

South Texas largest institution of higher education with over 50,000 credit students each semester enrolled in our five colleges – San Antonio College, St. Phillip’s College, Palo Alto College, Northwest Vista College, and Northeast Lakeview College.



San Antonio’s innovative nanotherapy company working to improve the safety and efficacy of chemotherapy drugs.


Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.


Bank SNB is a regional leader in healthcare banking.  We deliver highly efficient commercial banking financial solutions and capital to our healthcare clients and partners.


Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is San Antonio's largest commercial builder that specializes in the construction of biomedical and medical technology research facilities.  Sample projects include the Children's Cancer Research Institute and the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center.


BD, a leading global medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people’s health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. Founded in 1897, BD employs over 27,000 people worldwide and serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public.


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Biomedical Development Corporation is commercializing a portfolio of pharmaceuticals that decrease bacterial bioburden in the mouth, reduce chronic inflammation, and subsequently improve systemic health. Biomedical Development Corporation has two drugs in Phase 2 clinical trials.


BME’s business initiatives as a medical device manufacturer and research service provider have allowed it to increase the medical community’s knowledge in osteoporosis, bone healing, and bone replacement materials. BME's strategy is focused on minimally invasive orthopaedic instrumentation and implants that elicit a biologic response.


Bone Bank Allografts is located in San Antonio, Texas and is the distributor of the SteriGraft™ line of high quality bone and soft tissue allografts to medical professionals. The company has been in existence for over 13 years and has helped doctors and their patients with over one hundred thousand successful transplantations.


Established in 1941, Broadway Bank (along with its military division, Eisenhower Bank) is the largest independent bank in the San Antonio and Hill Country region, with 38 neighborhood banking center locations.


Owner, operator, and economic developer of Brooks City-Base, a 1250-acre premier location for science, research, technology and business, with over 2 million square feet of facilities.


Cancer Insight is a clinical research organization in the area of cancer immunotherapy.  Through its subsidiary, CI is also discovering and developing innovative cancer immunotherapies.


CFB Interests, LLC

Has provided top quality healthcare for over 137 years, and is the only Catholic faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare system in San Antonio.


Clarity Child Guidance Center is the region's premier nonprofit resource for children ages 3-17 in need of mental health treatment. We help heal young minds and hearts.


Cliff Hendrick

CMI, a woman-owned, small disadvantaged business, is a biotechnology and software engineering company with core competencies in biological research, bioinformatics, modeling, and simulation. CMI's commercial product is an Electronic Health Record called SevocityTM.


Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated is one of the leading business law firms in Texas.  From its dominant position in San Antonio, with a growing presence in key markets, Cox Smith Matthews' attorneys help regional, national and international businesses with a wide variety of matters involving all aspects of business law and litigation. 


Cruz Medical Enterprises, LLC

Cruz Medical Enterprises, LLC (CME) is a unique sales and marketing distribution partner for next-generation medical devices, biologics, and would care products.


South Texas only academic cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute and an international resource for the development of novel approaches for treating cancer.


Dannemiller began in 1984 as the Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation in San Antonio, where it remains today. The company annually accredits over 250 medical education programs and provides over 50,000 credit hours in a variety of therapeutic categories. Today, with roots firmly planted in Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Dannemiller continues to expand it offering to a wide range of specialties in the medical community and is comprised of doctors (MDs, Dos, PhDs, and PharmDs), nurses, JDs, educators instructional designers, continuing education accreditors, publishers, editors, meeting planners and coordinators, and a comprehensive IT and A/V support team.


Twenty years of stage II – IV dermatology clinical trial experience with local and systemic agents, including biologicals, anesthetics, and light-based therapies. Easy access in the South Texas Medical Center. Steven A. Davis, MD, Principal Investigator


Diana Khalifa

As we earlier did with the Heart Sherpa™ it is our intention to only take on those challenges that can demonstrate the potential - and the likelihood - to fundamentally change patient care experiences and outcomes. In order to cost-effectively and timely be able to address unmet societal healthcare needs, Disruptive Technologies intends to identify and collaborate with professionals and research institutions across the Country and across the World.


A contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) offering full service sourcing solutions for the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare companies.



Drury Hotels San Antonio offers choice locations for medical and bioscience conferences with great rates, free Quikstart breakfast, cold beverages, hot food each evening and award-winning service. 


San Antonio's largest public relations firm that helps business and nonprofit leaders develop and implement communications strategies to support their products, services and issues.


Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Eagle Medical Services, LLC employs highly experienced technical personnel with established medical and research capabilities to support the advancement of health and the study and surveillance of the diseases that threaten quality of life, the environment, and world economics. EMS provides sound clinical approaches to address preventable global health risks through quality healthcare, rapid detection, intervention, and epidemiological analysis, as well as continuous medical based education and consultation.


Employer Flexible is a comprehensive business outsourced solutions provider that combines intuition and expertise to help its clients impact what matters to their organization. The company’s lines of service include HR Solutions, such as PEO, Recruitment Solutions and Managed IT Solutions. In 2012, Employer Flexible was listed as an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company and named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.


Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts, Inc. (EO2 Concepts™) is an innovative wound care company based in San Antonio, TX. Its first product, the TransCu O2™ device, is a unique, non-invasive, electrochemical tissue oxygenation system intended for use with lower-cost moist wound dressings for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and other skin wounds through the continuous diffusion of oxygen.


Eric Whittington

Evestra seeks to improve the health and wellness of women around the world through innovative technologies and commercially viable products focused primarily on fertility control, gynecological disorders and oncology.


Fernando Lopez, M.D.

Frontotemporal dementia, is a progressive, degenerative brain disease that gradually destroys a person’s ability to behave appropriately, empathize with others, communicate and typically affects people under the age of 60. Most medical professionals don’t know anything about the disease. Our mission is to spread awareness and promote research, so people are diagnosed properly and early on.


Frost opened its doors in 1868 and we've been involved with San Antonio's medical community ever since. From banking and insurance to retirement and trust services, Frost serves the needs of the healthcare and biosciences industries in San Antonio.


Gary E. Frashier

A development stage oncology company focused on therapeutics which deliver a potent, unique and patented drug directly to tumors.


Former four-term Mayor of San Antonio and HUD Secretary in the Clinton Administration.  Founding Chair of BioMed SA and Executive Chairman of CityView, a corporation that works to create housing for America's working families by providing financing to America's best builders.


Humana Inc. is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members, including more than 500,000 in Texas. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services.


INCELL is a recognized human stem cell therapy company, and FDA-registered manufacturer and biobank cryostorage facility. INCELL manufactures products for itself and its clients, and provides contract services in product development, pre-clinical testing, personalized medicine and clinical trials in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer, vaccines and infectious diseases.


Based in Silicon Valley and San Antonio, InCube Labs is a life sciences research lab focused on developing medical breakthroughs that dramatically improve patient outcomes. InCube is led by Mir Imran, an accomplished medical innovator, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, who has founded more than 20 life sciences companies and holds more than 200 patents. Many of Imran’s innovations have resulted in new standards of care, including the first FDA-approved Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.

Invictus Medical is a San Antonio-based medical device company dedicated to securing early healthy development in newborns by providing innovative products, services and solutions to the healthcare professional and consumer markets.


iTraumaCare™ is addressing unmet needs in the field of emergency medicine by developing, manufacturing, and commercializing point of injury solutions to treat common causes of preventable death in traumatic injury scenarios. 


Janet Grojean

Juan A. Reyna, M.D.

Founded in 1977, Kennedy Wilson is an international real estate investment and services company headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA with 24 offices in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Spain and Japan. The company offers a comprehensive array of real estate services including auction, conventional sales, property services, research and investment management. Through its fund management and separate account businesses, Kennedy Wilson is a strategic investor of real estate investments in the U.S., U.K., Ireland and Japan.


Leon LeVan, Ph.D.

McCathern’s healthcare lawyers successfully partner with their clients to reduce risk and effectuate regulatory compliance.  In addition to providing comprehensive legal services to medical professionals in business and transactional matters, we are also experienced civil litigators whom thrive in the courtroom.   Additionally, we are at the forefront of defending our clients in CMS’ Health Integrity Medicaid audits across the United States.


 Medical Care Innovations is the parent company of EndoMune Advanced Probiotic, the only GI-developed probiotic on the market for adult and children.


At Medtronic, Innovating for life means we’re committed to finding more ways to help more people around the world. Constantly pushing the limits of medical technology. Driven by our deep understanding of the human body and our collaboration with physicians, we're transforming technology to treat patients across the entire care continuum. Our innovations help physicians diagnose diseases earlier, treat patients with the least amount of disruption possible, and help alleviate symptoms throughout the patient's life.


The largest provider of healthcare services in the region with eight hospitals and 15 other health-related facilities.


Metric Medical Devices is focused on developing internal bone fixation implants for the hand, wrist, foot & ankle that speed healing and minimize non-healing by pulling together and compressing bone.


For more than sixty years, privately held Mission Pharmacal has been dedicated to identifying unmet health needs and developing innovative products to meet them.


Our mission is to make our clients successful by providing the highest level of commercial real estate services and delivering results that exceed their expectations. The combined use of our experience, relationships, resources and determination will consistently exceed the industry standard. We will provide a work environment that promotes both personal and corporate growth, creativity, honesty, integrity and unequivocal attention to detail and excellence.


MyQuickDoc, Inc. is a network of doctors that operates on a simple premise: our patients’ time is important. As a member, you will be seen by one of our doctors on a priority basis. We offer no wait time appointments and scheduling. Our doctors not only ensure you are seen on time but also take the hassle out of making an appointment. With a click of a mouse, you will be able to choose an appointment time that fits with your schedule. Take charge of your time by signing up for a free membership at www.myquickdoc.com.


The National Trauma Institute is a non-profit organization that assembles funds from public and private sources to support and prioritize trauma research and fosters civilian and military collaboration in trauma care and research.


Time-honored leader in healthcare, where patients are not just cared for, but cared about through quality physicians, cutting-edge technology and new medical services.


Norton Rose Fulbright has been helping those in the healthcare and bioscience industries to achieve their dreams, missions and objectives for over 30 years.


Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade

Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is a small, Catholic, private university founded in San Antonio in 1895. Sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence, OLLU is a co-educational liberal arts and sciences university that has developed a reputation for its personal teaching style and expertise in Mexican American culture, offering pre-professional and professional programs in weekday, weekend, evening and online settings. OLLU was ranked in Tier 1 of Regional Universities – West by U.S. News and World Report (“America’s Best Colleges 2011”).


San Antonio's preferred independent real estate company and luxury property specialists since 1989. Award-winning Relocation team has helped thousands of individuals, national and regional organizations, to relocate here.

ProSavant International LLC

A strategic consulting firm for medical device companies and biotechnology.


As San Antonio's leading provider of human resources services to the healthcare and biosciences industry in South Texas and beyond, Provenir partners with its clients to attract executive-level talent and healthcare providers, and develop results-driven employment policies and programs.


QualTex Laboratories performs testing services for clients that collect, prepare, and distribute FDA regulated blood components/biological products for human therapies. Tests performed are used to qualify blood/plasma donors and support global public safety.


Regnier Valdez offers clients sound growth strategies that incorporate marketing, advertising, creative design and public relations to maximize success. Founded in 1981, this women-owned business has deep experience with medical technologies, health care and business-to-business services.


Rochal Industries is a privately owned bioscience company focusing on the development of new polymeric materials for wound and burn care treatment.  Rochal licenses its intellectual property to companies capable of commercializing the resulting products.


RVK Architects, with over 40 years of architectural experience, serves public and private entities. We design functional, sustainable and healing environments that center on the needs of customers and advance staff efficiencies.


The San Antonio Medical Foundation was established in 1947 with a primary purpose of obtaining a medical school for South Texas.  Today, San Antonio Medical Foundation Trustees evaluate all requests, research the need and land required, and arrange leases to benefit the facility and the future development of the Medical Center.  Priority is given to institutions providing research, education and selected medically-related services.


The San Antonio Military Health System (SAMHS) is led by Air Force and Army general officers and is responsible for providing management and oversight of business, clinical, and educational function of all Military Health System (MHS) medical treatment facilities (MTFs) located in the San Antonio metropolitan area.


The San Antonio Technology Center (SATC) has been hosting San Antonio’s technology community for over 10 years. The SATC offers first quality data hosting and bandwidth services, and our state-of-the-art facilities include a biometric identity security system that ensures secure access.


Seno Medical Instruments Inc. is focused on the early detection of cancer through the use of its patented opto-acoustic imaging technology.


Shepherd Kaplan LLC is an independent Investment Advisory firm providing consulting, educational and investment management services to institutional and private investors, with a focus on transparency as the key to successfully empowering our clients to achieve their financial objectives.


The mission of START is to accelerate the development of new anticancer drugs with the purpose of improving quality of life and survival for patients with cancer.  START consists of a team of highly trained physicians and staff with extensive experience in Phase I clinical trials research.


South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) is a unique, non-profit, community resource that saves lives by working with volunteer donors to provide the highest quality blood and tissue components to patients. By using cutting-edge technology, our team of dedicated professionals has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives over more than 35 years. We collect and test more than 200,000 components of life-saving blood and tissue each year from volunteers all over South Texas. We are internationally recognized for the quality of our services and research.


Southwest Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organization benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology since 1947.


St. Mary’s University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence. The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology strives to develop ethical and service-minded scientists, engineers, and technology leaders through experiential learning in a student-centered environment that is committed to success.


Star Luminal, LLC

StemBioSys manufactures and develops novel, proprietary stem cell technologies to meet the promise of regenerative medicine in a surging global market. Housed in San Antonio, StemBioSys is led by an experienced management and scientific team.


Steven A. Davis, M.D.


T. Patrick Duncan

TASC provides systems engineering, integration and analytical decision-support services. In biosciences and health services, TASC offers capabilities in biomedical modeling and simulation; aerospace vision, health, and safety research; personal protection technologies; humans factors research; medical counter-measures against CBRNE; T&E of medical IT systems; professional and management services; data, financial, and visual analytics; and cloud computing and cyber security.


Ted Terrazas

Teleflex Vidacare Business Unit is the developer of a broad technology platform that is defining the field of intraosseous (inside the bone) medicine. Current applications include vascular access, emergency and disaster medicine, oncology and spinal surgery. The EZ-IO® Intraosseous Vascular Access System provides immediate vascular access for the delivery of essential medications and fluids, while complementing the current ARROW® CVC and PICC portfolio. Teleflex now provides a complete product offering across the continuum of care for vascular access.  The Vidacare® OnControl® Bone Marrow System provides the first significant advance in bone marrow procedures in decades. The OnControl® Bone Access System provides rapid and safe access to vertebrae during vertebroplasty.


Texas Biomed is one of the nation’s leading independent biomedical research institutes, with marked success in genetics, neonatal development, and research on infectious, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.


Texas Capital Bank is a commercial bank that delivers highly personalized financial services to Texas-based businesses.  Texas Capital Bank is a full service bank, equipped to serve individuals, families and their business interests.


An innovation-based economic developer for San Antonio and South Texas, providing the physical infrastructure and start-up capital to bioscience-based enterprise.


The Texas Technology Development Center (T3DC) is a not for profit economic development subsidiary of the Texas Research and Technology Foundation.  T3DC manages a seed investment fund and a business accelerator.


The Witte Museum promotes lifelong learning through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections in natural history, science and South Texas heritage.  Visitors engage in relevant and thought-provoking experiences. Exhibitions, programs, and collections connect the past, the present, and future through a dynamic learning environment.


TriNet provides HR solutions to small and mid-sized businesses so you can focus on what your company does best. Our bundled HR products, TriNet Cloud applications and strategic services simplify your HR.


Trinity University is a nationally recognized private, liberal arts and sciences institution that emphasizes global literacy, hands-on interdisciplinary research, and experiential learning opportunities that broaden the education experience. Trinity’s undergraduate research programs offer students cutting edge opportunities at the interface of disciplines.


University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center and network of outpatient health centers, owned by the people of Bexar County. University Hospital is the primary teaching hospital for the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and one of just 15 Level I trauma centers in Texas. 


An emerging public research university dedicated to higher education, the creation of new knowledge, access and excellence.


The University of the Incarnate Word offers 80 undergraduate and graduate fields of study, including a Ph.D. in Education and doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.), optometry (OD), nursing practice (DNP), physical therapy (DPT) and business administration (DBA). UIW is one of twenty universities in the U.S. with an optometry program, while the pharmacy school is the only one in Texas at a private university.  

With a student-to-faculty classroom ratio of 14:1, UIW is a wireless campus that provides students with an environment that encourages excellence in academics.  As part of its international efforts, UIW has agreements for reciprocal education with 123 universities in 40 countries. It also operates academic sites in Mexico City, Mexico, and Heidelberg, Germany.

 


South Texas’ leading research institution, ranked in the top 5% of the 1,650 U.S. universities and non-profits receiving federal research funding.


UT Medicine San Antonio is made up of the primary care doctors and the specialists from the faculty of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, with more than 60 different types of specialists and sub-specialists.


Vanguard Resources Inc. is a San Antonio based company that provides customized facility management solutions.  Our services include Plant Operations and Maintenance, Environmental Services, Linen, Security, Clinical Engineering, Food & Nutrition Services, Project Management, & Regulatory Compliance.


ViroXis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative, proprietary, botanical pharmaceuticals derived from Sandalwood oil.


Vivo Biosciences Inc. provides ‘all-human’ 3-D bioassays with HuBiogel™ emulating the biology of normal and disease tissues for drug efficacy, toxicity and therapy prediction.


Wave Healthcare is an exclusively pediatric respiratory Durable Medical Equipment (DME) company whose primary focus is to improve healthcare for the Children of Texas. Wave Healthcare provides expert hospital-to-home education services, pediatric clinical respiratory support, as well as innovative medical equipment applications.


Headquartered in Houston, with a local office in San Antonio, Wortham Insurance is the largest broker in Texas. Wortham is privately held, answering solely to the needs of our clients rather than outside investors. For more than 90 years, we have been serving our clients' insurance and risk management needs in the healthcare and life science industries.


Xenex was founded to significantly reduce the number of healthcare associated infections that destroy the lives of millions of patients and their families by perfecting and monitoring the use of pulsed xenon UV (PX-UV) disinfection to decontaminate patient care environments.

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