Lexington, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013
Provia Labs’ Store-A-Tooth™, a stem cell bank, specializing in dental stem cell preservation, announces the appointment of Deborah Morosini to their advisory board as Medical Director, further enhancing the company’s team of scientific experts. Dr. Morosini brings both her personal family experience supporting and promoting stem cell research, along with her medical background, to the new role.
Dr. Morosini, an MD Pathologist, who also has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, is a voice for cancer patients and strong supporter of stem cell research. She was inspired by the philanthropic efforts of her sister Dana Reeve, a non-smoker who died from lung cancer and her brother-in-law Christopher Reeve, the late actor who played Superman, who had a passion for stem cell research for spinal cord injuries and other illnesses. After seeing their admirable work, Morosini incorporated medical and philanthropic synergies in her career, spending the past 10 years as a biotech and pharmaceutical professional, and becoming a noted, inspirational speaker to families dealing with medical hardships.
“As a scientist, I have seen that certain types of mesenchymal stem cells, such as those derived from bone marrow, already provide cures for diseases, and there is significant potential for cells extracted from dental pulp,” said Morosini. “As an individual, and through Chris and Dana’s activism, I also see that hope and passion can fuel the progress in the medical field. Therefore, I applaud the efforts of Provia Labs, offering hope through dental stem cell banking; I’m excited to be a part of their team.”
In her role as Medical Director, Dr. Morosini will review the Company’s specimen collection and sample handling procedures, as well as provide strategic input on potential new scientific breakthroughs in application to dental stem cells. She will be available for scientific literacy and
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