December 2014




ASCRS update

ASCRS Lecture on Science & Medicine speaker announced

by Abbie B. Elliott ASCRS•ASOA Communications Manager


Daniel Kraft, MD


Arenowned TED and TEDMED speaker will deliver the must-see, annual ASCRS Lecture on Science & Medicine in San Diego. Daniel Kraft, MD, will deliver his lecture on Sunday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at the Sunday Summit. He epitomizes the out-of-the-box thinking that is shaping the future of healthcare, wellness, prevention, and biopharmaceuticals. Dr. Krafts diverse TED and TEDMED talks have been viewed worldwide more than 1 million times.

If you are attending the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium& Congress from Friday, April 17 to Tuesday, April 21, 2015, you will want to make sure this lecture is on your schedule. Dr. Kraft is the classic Renaissance manknown as an esteemed physician, scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. He is founder and executive director of Exponential Medicine; founder and CEO of IntelliMedicine & Bioniq Health; inventor of the MarrowMiner; and medicine track faculty chair at Singularity University. Still an avid pilot, Dr. Kraft has served in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard (as an officer and flight surgeon) with an F-16 Fighter Squadron. He has also conducted research on aerospace medicine published with NASA, and was a finalist for astronaut selection.

Dr. Kraft has more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research, and healthcare innovation. He has contributed to multiple scientific publications and holds numerous patents related to medical device, immunology, and stem cells. Dr. Kraft completed fellowships at Stanford University in the areas of hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation, as well as research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He was board certified by the Harvard Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Childrens Hospital. Dr. Kraft attended medical school at Stanford University and received his undergraduate degree from Brown University. More information on the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress can be found at

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