February 27, 2004
Dialogues in Research Ethics
University of Miami School of Medicine
“Reproductive and Therapeutic Cloning: Building a Framework to Protect Research” Bernard Siegel
May 21-23, 2004
Frontiers in Human Embryonic Stem Cells
University of Pittsburgh, Magee Women Hospital
Panel Discussion: “Human Cloning-Ethical and Religious Considerations” Bernard Siegel, GPI; Rabbi Aaron Mackler, Duquesne University; Rev. Dr. Ronald Cole-Turner, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; Alan Meisel, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh. Other conference participants included leading cloning and stem cell scientists Woo Suk Hwang, Robert Edwards, Sir John Gurdon, John Gearhart, Andre Van Steirteghem, Ron McKay, Curt Civin and others.
June 1, 2004
All Things Considered, National Public Radio
Profile: Efforts of Bernard Siegel to convince UN delegates of the value of therapeutic cloning
June 1, 2004
CNN Financial News “Flipside”
Bernard Siegel debates Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Council of Bishops on the GPI United Nations Science Conference.
June 3, 2004
CNN DAYBREAK, CNN
Author: Carol Costello, Guy Raz , David Mattingly, Carrie Lee, Bill Hemmer, Soledad O’Brien, Jen Rogers, Chad Myers Bernard Siegel interviewed on UN Conference and cloning.
June 3, 2004
GPI Science Conference: “Human Cloning Issues in all its aspects” for the United Nations
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Cosponsored by the Asian Group Legal Expert’s Meeting of the United Nations. Bernard Siegel moderated. Presented a dozen leading stem cell scientists from four continents including Gerald D. Fischbach, W. Dalton Dietrich, III, Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, Woo Suk Hwang, Rudolf Jaenisch, Douglas A. Melton, Shin-Yong Moon, Camillo Ricordi, Gerald Schatten, Alan Trounson, John Wagner and Ian Wilmut.. GPI hosted pre-conference reception for speakers, diplomats, patient advocates and stakeholders, press conference and a luncheon for UN mission the day of the event.
June 5, 2004
First International Stem Cell Action Conference
GPI funded and cosponsored with the Stem Cell Action Network. Conference speakers included Bernard Siegel, Irv Weissman of Stanford, Thomas Okarma of Geron and Daniel Perry, president of Coalition for Advancement of Medical Research.
June 15, 2004
All American Talk Radio with Peter B. Collins
Interview of Bernard Siegel for Icicle Network and Sirius.
July 20, 2004
Thom Hartman Radio Program
Bernard Siegel interviewed heard accross America via Sirius and on radio stations coast to coast in 29 states and worldwide on www.radiopower.org. www.thomhartman.com.
July 23, 2004
Stem Cell Town Hall Meeting
Nova-Southeastern University, Davie, Florida
Bernard Siegel, GPI, Lynda Bell spokeperson Florida Right to Life and Franklin Garcia-Godoy – HPD – College of Dental Medicine. Moderated by U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch
August 6, 2004
WLRN “Tropics Currents” 91.3 FM
Interview with GPI Executive Director Bernard Siegel on the subject of stem cell research. Also participating were bioethicist Dr. Kenneth Goodman and Dr. Jaun Dominguez-Bendala of the Diabetes research Institute.
August 9, 2004
Stem Cell Awareness Day: Rally for Cures
Interview of Bernard Siegel about Stem Cell Awareness Day for Icicle Network and Sirius.
August 9, 2004
Stem Cell Awareness Day at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami School of Medicine. Featuring former Attorney General Janet Reno, Bernard Siegel, Sabrina Cohen and researchers. Bernard Siegel spoke and moderated.
August 27, 2004
Stem Cell Research Debate
Miami Dade College (downtown campus)
Debate between Bernard Siegel and Lynda Bell, spokesperson of Florida Right to Life. Moderated by U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch
September 1-3, 2004
Seoul Symposium on Stem Cell Research
Seoul National University.
“Stem Cells and Cloning: Establishing a legal Framework to Advance Research for Cures” Bernard Siegel, GPI. Other conference participants included Woo Suk Hwang, Shin Yong Moon, Laurie Zoloth, Roger Pederson, Curt Civin, John McDonald, Tony Beck of NIH.
September 8, 2004
“Stem Cell Awareness” for Students Promoting Activism, Reform and Knowledge (SPARK)
University of Miami School of Medicine.
Featuring Bernard Siegel and Sabrina Cohen.
October 2, 2004
The Science Network. Stem-Cells: Science, Ethics and Politics at the Crossroads
This was inaugural television taping for new cable network (www.csntv.org) Policy panel, Bernard Siegel, GPI; Patricia King, Kennedy Institute Ethics, Georgetown University; Brian Alexander, author Rapture: How Biotech became the New Religion. Other participants included Irv Weissman, Lawrence Goldstein, William Hurlbut, John Gearhart, Fred Gage, Ian Wilmut, Roger Pederson, Alan Trounson, Laurie Zoloth, Louis Guenin. Hear GPI Executive Director Bernard Siegel’s Speech.
October 12, 2004
Legal and Ethical Minefield of Stem Cells and Human Embryo Research
Biotechnology for the Practicing Law Institute, NYC
Bernard Siegel, GPI
October 13, 2004
Patients Press Conference and Briefing at the United Nations
This event was organized by GPI and co-sponsored by the Coalition for Advancement of Medical Research and the UN mission of the Republic of Korea. The event was held in UN headquarters. Bernard Siegel moderated.
October 18, 2004
“Stem Cells: Science Ethics and Public Policy” a public seminar exploring issues relevant to stem cell research.
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.
Bernard Siegel, GPI speaker and moderator. Larry Lemanski, vp research FAU; Robin Fiore, professor ethics FAU; Alan Berger, chair Holocaust Studies FAU; Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, National Catholic Bioethics Center.
October 23, 2004
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation “Fifth Annual Research Update”
Grand Hyatt, NYC
Keynote Speaker: Bernard Siegel. Also participated on “Meet the Researchers” panel discussions in afternoon sessions with Terry Strom, Harvard; Luca Inverardi, DRI; and David Harlan, NIDDK.
November 20-21, 2004
Stem Cells: Saving Lives or Crossing Lines Human Embryonic Stem Cell Policy, Can and Should the U.S. Be a Leader in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research?
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University www.ruf.rice.edu/~neal/stemcell/program1.html
Bernard Siegel will be the conference’s opening speaker on the subject “The Human Impact of Stem Cell Research”
December 5-7, 2004
Bio Agenda 2004 Summit
Palm Springs, California
Panel discussion “Synthetic Life: The science, the possibilities, the fears, and the legality of creating new life” with Bernard Siegel; William Hurlbut, member of the President’s Council on Bioethics; John Donahue and Jay Keasling. Other conference participants include Brook Byers, William Haseltine, Paul Berg and Arthur Caplan.
Thursday, December 16, 2004
Babies by Design
Policy Options for Human Germline Genetic Modification
Genetics & Public Policy Center
Johns Hopkins University
Marriott Renaissance Hotel
999 9th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Bernard Siegel will participate.