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Missouri Cures Education Foundation promotes ongoing clinical and medical research, clinical studies and thought leadership in the area of regenerative medicine. We do this is by hosting educational forums and informative events, and collaborating with statewide organizations.

MISSOURI’S ROLE IN COVID RESEARCH

Missouri has been a leader in COVID vaccine and treatment research. Join our panel of experts as they discuss Missouri’s role and what we can expect in the next phase of the pandemic on February 4th from noon to 1 pm. This virtual event is has concluded, but you can watch a recording of the webinar here

ADVANCES IN DIABETES RESEARCH 

Missouri’s leading diabetes researchers and advocates discuss how to treat diabetes through, treatments, education, community engagement, and the search for a lifesaving cure. This virtual event has concluded, but you can watch a recording of the webinar here.

Moderated by Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation. Panelists: Jeffrey Millman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine. Leslie Hinyard, Ph.D., Director Advanced HEAlth Data (AHEAD) Institute ,Saint Louis University School of Medicine Derek Rapp, Managing Director, RiverVest Venture Partners, former President and Chief Executive Officer, JDRF

REGENERATIVE MEDICINE IN 2021

Regenerative Medicine is at the forefront of medical research. Join our expert panelists as they discuss using groundbreaking technologies to find therapies and cures. This virtual event has concluded, but you can watch a recording of the webinar here.

Moderated by Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation.

MISSOURI’S ROLE IN PRECISION MEDICINE

Precision Medicine is at the forefront of medical research and Missouri researchers are leading the way. Join moderator, Dena Ladd, Executive Director of Missouri Cures Education Foundation, and our expert panelists as they discuss using groundbreaking technologies to find therapies and cures. This virtual event has concluded, but you can watch a recording of the webinar here.

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On April 8th 2021, outstanding panelists from across the state came together to discuss building a career and network in a virtual world.

Featuring Panelists:

Moderator: Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation

Lindsey Harrison, Program Manager, BioSTL

Dr. Becky Lynn, Founder, Evora Women’s Health Center & Adjunct Associate Professor, Saint Louis University

Cynthia Chapple, Managing Director, Black Girls Do STEM

Kim Voelker, Vice President, Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Mary Huff, Postdoctoral Research Assoc. Stowers Institute & Founding Member, KCRiBS

If you missed WISER Conversations: Building Your Career & Network in a Virtual World you can watch it here.

On June 3rd, an outstanding group of panelists from across the state came together to discuss building influence and becoming a trusted thought leader.

Moderator: Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation

Dionne Stallings, Founder and Executive Director, Rare and Black

Rachel Anderson, Director, efactory

Dr. Yemi Akande-Bartsch, Executive Director, Focus St Louis

Mary Anne McCollum, Executive Director, MU Flagship Council, Former Mayor of Columbia, MO

Dr. Sonia Hall, President & CEO, BioKansas

If you missed WISER Conversations: Being an Influencer you can watch it below or click here.

On September 9th 2021, Missouri Cures Education Foundation was proud to present, WISER Conversations: Find Your Voice. Strengthen Your Communications Skills. 

Featuring Panelists:

Moderator: Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation

Dr. Beth Prusaczyk, Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Cheryl Watkins – Moore, President and CEO, YWCA Metro St. Louis

Kathryn Jamboretz, Founder of Tributary, and Principal, Jamboretz PR

Dr. Rikki Henry, Program Manager, Center for Emerging Technologies

Shaylee Yount, Marketing and Events Manager, BioNexus KC

On November 5th 2021, Missouri Cures Education Foundation was proud to present, WISER Conversations: Refresh, Refuel, and Refocus to Create a Work/Life Balance

Keynote speaker, Kim Becking, President, Momentum Motivation presents: Build a Momentum Mindset: Bounce Forward, Boost Resilience and Re-Emerge Stronger and Better Than Before.

Featured Panelists:

Moderator: Dena Ladd, Executive Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation

Stephanie Reganon, Executive Director, Innovation Partnerships Danforth Plant Science Center

Jamila Owens-Todd, Ph.D., R&D Manager, PHYTOS Cannabis, Owner, Golden Grocer, and Adjunct Professor, Saint Louis University

Kelly Fischer, Chief People Officer, Benson Hill

Gabrielle Cole, Co-founder & Co Director, Fit and Food Connection