Michel Levesque, MD, is a world-renowned neuroscientist and neurosurgeon based at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at the UCLA School of Medicine and member of the UCLA Brain Research Institute. He is the founder of NeuroGeneration, a biotechnology company pioneering neural stem cell therapies. Michel also is Chairman of the Foundation for Neural Repair, a not-for-profit foundation, sponsoring research to accelerate human trials using neural stem cells. He has authored over 75 articles in professional journals.
Appearing for all four hours, author Christian Wilde discussed the latest in heart disease prevention, heart health and the advances being made in adult stem cell research. He noted that doctors often fail to spot heart disease risk factors among patients, including sleep apnea and gum disease. Additionally, women's heart disease (500,000 women die per year from it) often gets overlooked, he reported.Joining the discussion in the second hour was Dr. Warren Sherman, who performed the first stem cell procedure for heart failure on a US patient. ... More »Host: George Noory