Barer 2013-05-24T02:07:10+00:00

With recognition of his wisdom and forward thinking in scientific discovery, the Key Visionary Award was presented to Dr. Sol J. Barer for his visionary leadership of the stem cell field and his pioneering of adult stem cell therapy innovation. Through his leadership at Celgene Corporation for more than two decades, Dr. Barer made key investments in the development of stem cell technologies, investigating placental derived cell and biomaterial technologies in clinical trials. He is committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel human cellular-based therapeutic products for the treatment of severe and debilitating diseases. Like many, Dr. Barer believes that adult stem cell research validates the growing promise that these cells will cure an increasing number of diseases in our lifetimes.