Global Stem Cells Group will honor Joseph Purita, MD at its 3rd Annual International Symposium on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, to be held in Buenos Aires Sept. 28, 2016. Purita, an active contributor to the Miami-based biotech company, has been a key participant in GSCG’s growth since it launched in 2013.
MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2016—Global Stem Cells Group plans to honor Joseph Purita, MD, during its 3rd Annual International Symposium on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina Sept. 28, 2016. The symposium will be hosted in collaboration with Julio Ferreira, MD, President of the South American Academy Cosmetic Surgery, an event expected to attract a record number of physicians, researchers and regenerative medicine experts from around the world.
Purita, a renown orthopedic and arthroscopic surgeon heads GSCG’s Scientific Advisory Board. A pioneer in the use of Stem Cell and PRP therapy for orthopedic conditions, Purita has practiced with the Boca Raton Orthopaedic Group in Boca Raton, Florida since 1981. In 2012, Purita gained international attention when he treated New York Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon’s ligament damage with stem cells, restoring the athlete’s injured shoulder and career. Purita has since treated an array of professional athletes with career-threatening injuries.
The GSCG Symposium offers an opportunity for many of the world’s most respected authorities on stem cell and regenerative medicine to join Purita and other industry leaders to showcase advancements in research and therapies on a global level.
An interdisciplinary team of stem cell experts will provide a full day of high-level scientific lectures geared to medical professionals. Pioneers and luminaries in stem cell medicine will serve as featured speakers, led by keynote speakers Purita and Duncan Ross, PhD Ross, a GSCG Advisory Board faculty member, is a molecular biologist, immunologist and researcher, and the founder of Kimera Labs.
According to Benito Novas, Global Stem Cells Group CEO, the world-class event will showcase the historic advances in stem cell medicine achieved since the first symposium was held just two years ago in 2014.
“We’ve come so far since 2014, and this year’s symposium will highlight the strides Global Stem Cells Group has made in these two years,” Novas says. “And it is only fitting that we take the opportunity to acknowledge Dr. Purita’s contributions to our growth.
“This year, we will showcase how far stem cell therapies have come, and provide some of the most influential leaders like Dr. Purita, who understand the potential of these therapies and have dedicated their careers to making them a reality.”
Since 2014, Global Stem Cells Group has joined forces with some of the most prestigious regenerative medicine practitioners in South America as it focuses on growing its services throughout the global community. Stem cell therapies continue to revolutionize the anti-aging aesthetics industry while offering new hope for sufferers of serious chronic debilitating diseases.
To learn more about the 3rd Annual International Symposium on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, visit the Global Stem Cells Group website, email bnovas(at)regenestem(dot)com, or call 305-560-5337.
About Global Stem Cells Group:
Global Stem Cells Group, Inc. is the parent company of six wholly owned operating companies dedicated entirely to stem cell research, training, products and solutions. Founded in 2012, the company combines dedicated researchers, physician and patient educators and solution providers with the shared goal of meeting the growing worldwide need for leading edge stem cell treatments and solutions. With a singular focus on this exciting new area of medical research, Global Stem Cells Group and its subsidiaries are uniquely positioned to become global leaders in cellular medicine.
About Joseph Purita, MD
Joseph Purita, MD, a pioneer in the use of Stem Cell and PRP therapy for orthopedic conditions, graduated from Georgetown University Medical School and served his surgical internship at the University of Florida Medical Center. Following completion of a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he served as chief administrative resident, Dr. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopaedic Group in 1981.
Purita is a Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; Fellow, American College of Surgeons; member, American Medical Association; member, Southern Medical Association; member, Palm Beach Medical Society; member, Broward County Medical Society; member, Palm Beach Orthopedic Society, and member, Florida Medical Association. His certifications include the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; American College of Orthopaedic Surgery; American Board of Pain Management, and the American Board of Regenerative Medicine.
Purita is an instructor and proctor of surgeons in the use of lasers in arthroscopic and orthopedic surgery at a variety of area hospitals, and heads GSCG’s Scientific Advisory Board.
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