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Dr. Srivastava                                             Mr. Deven Patel


DR. ANAND SRIVASTAVA AND DEVEN PATEL

Dr. Anand Srivastava and Deven Patel are co-founders of GIOSTAR (Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research), a leading stem cell therapy and research institute headquartered in San Diego. The company was founded to aid those suffering from debilitating health conditions such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke, spinal cord injuries, cancer and diabetes. The company’s Regenerative Medicine program provides promise for treatments of diseases previously regarded as incurable.

Dr. Srivastava isregarded as a pioneer in the research of stem cell therapy and has long been associated with major academic and scientific institutions, including UCSD, UCLA and the Salk Research Institute. His work also extends to the research of cancer and gene therapy.

Recently, GIOSTAR Chairman Dr. Srivastava was invited to chair the session at the 8th Annual World Congress of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell-Korea. He has been
a frequent guest on numerous international conferences as the keynote speaker, presenter and on panels of experts. The speakers under his Chairmanship for this conference are the Who's Who in the field of Stem Cell Science from the top universities around the world such as Cambridge and Oxford.

Mr. Patel’s role has been to take Dr. Srivastava’s research and create cell transplant programs with several state governments in India and to launch collaborative efforts with several other countries to establish treatment centers. Under his leadership, GIOSTAR has dedicated a state-of-the-art stem cell treatment hospital in Ahmedabad, India, and is planning additional facilities in China, Thailand, Dubai, the Philippines, Brazil, Sweden, Turkey and the Bahamas.

At GIOSTAR, Mr. Patel is in charge of developing stem cell transplant program for four different State Governments in India with total population of close to155 million. The four State Governments in Indi are preparing to treat their large, poor populations suffering from sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. GIOSTAR is in negotiations with China’s public and private sector to start stem cell transplant program at ten different locations.

Mr. Patel has served as the founding President of Asian and Pacific American Coalition (APAC), representing San Diego API communities from nine Asian countries and spearheaded its efforts in 2011 at City Hall to create the new 9th City Council District in City of San Diego to be an Asian Pacific American influenced district through the redistricting process.

Local Company builds Stem Cell Hospital In India - 10News.com KGTV ABC10 San Diego from Rosalynn Carmen on Vimeo.











 


   
County Supervisor Dave Roberts, Named Asian Heritage Awards Gala Chairman



  San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts will serve as the Gala Chairman of the 2014 Asian Heritage Awards to be held Saturday, Nov. 22 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.
  The awards, in their eleventh year, celebrate Asian achievement in categories ranging from business to public health while honoring the legacy of Asian Americans.  Individuals and organizations  who  serve the Asian or Asian and Pacific Islander community here or abroad are also eligible
  Supervisor  Roberts represents District 3, which has one of the larger constituencies of Asian Americans, comprising 19 percent of the county’s population.
  “’Visionary’ and ‘leadership’ are the two best words I have to describe Dave Roberts,” said Rosalyn Carmen, president of the Asian Heritage Society, which has produced the award-winning event and celebration since 2004. Referring to Roberts, she said, “He recognizes and empathizes with our mission to empower the community and recognize Asian American  contributions  to the business of San Diego County, thei r cultural value and the entrepreneurial spirit that has ties to both worlds. That is how you bring talent and investment to the community.”....Whole Story

 
 
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