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Michael West

Founder & CEO of AgeX Therapeutics; Gerontologist & Leader in the Field of Regenerative Medicine

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 Michael West Biography

Michael D. West, PhD, is a gerontologist, who has devoted his entire career to unraveling the mysteries of longevity. West is a pioneer in stem cells, cellular aging and telomere research. He is the founder and CEO of AgeX which provide regenerative medicine clinical trials.

Dr. West joined AgeX's parent company, BioTime, as CEO in 2007, and he continues to serve as the company's co-CEO while devoting 80% of his time to AgeX. In 2014, he served as CEO of Asterias Biotherapeutics. From 1998 to 2007, he served as CEO, president and chief scientific officer of Advanced Cell Technology, which, as Ocata Therapeutics, was acquired by Astellas Pharma of Japan in early 2016.

In 1990 Dr. West founded Geron Corp, one of the first regenerative medicine companies, with backing from venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins, Venrock, and others. For the company’s scientific team he recruited Drs. Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak, who collectively went on to win the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. While at Geron, Dr. West also created the research consortium with James Thomson and John Gearhart that led to the first isolation of human embryonic stem cells.

West received a BS degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1976, an MS in biology from Andrews University in 1982, and a Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1989, concentrating on the biology of cellular aging.

West has been a keynote speaker at events including World Stem Cell and is associated with 146 patents in the United States, Australia, Japan and elsewhere. He is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and The Immortal Cell: One Scientist's Quest to Solve the Mystery of Human Aging (2003).

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The Immortal Cell: One Scientist's Quest to Solve the Mystery of Human Aging

The Immortal Cell: One Scientist's Quest to Solve the Mystery of Human Aging

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Michael West

Founder & CEO of AgeX Therapeutics; Gerontologist & Leader in the Field of Regenerative Medicine

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Michael West Biography

Michael D. West, PhD, is a gerontologist, who has devoted his entire career to unraveling the mysteries of longevity. West is a pioneer in stem cells, cellular aging and telomere research. He is the founder and CEO of AgeX which provide regenerative medicine clinical trials.

Dr. West joined AgeX's parent company, BioTime, as CEO in 2007, and he continues to serve as the company's co-CEO while devoting 80% of his time to AgeX. In 2014, he served as CEO of Asterias Biotherapeutics. From 1998 to 2007, he served as CEO, president and chief scientific officer of Advanced Cell Technology, which, as Ocata Therapeutics, was acquired by Astellas Pharma of Japan in early 2016.

In 1990 Dr. West founded Geron Corp, one of the first regenerative medicine companies, with backing from venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins, Venrock, and others. For the company’s scientific team he recruited Drs. Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak, who collectively went on to win the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. While at Geron, Dr. West also created the research consortium with James Thomson and John Gearhart that led to the first isolation of human embryonic stem cells.

West received a BS degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1976, an MS in biology from Andrews University in 1982, and a Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1989, concentrating on the biology of cellular aging.

West has been a keynote speaker at events including World Stem Cell and is associated with 146 patents in the United States, Australia, Japan and elsewhere. He is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and The Immortal Cell: One Scientist's Quest to Solve the Mystery of Human Aging (2003).

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  • Dr. Michael West at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2018
    Dr. Michael West, CEO of AgeX Therapeutics and Founder of Geron Corporation, discusses breakthroughs in the understanding of biological ...
  • Regenerative Medicine and Aging - Dr. Michael West
  • Dr. Michael West at World Stem Cell Summit: the Future of Aging ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Michael West?

    Booking fees for Michael West, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael West, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael West?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael West for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael West for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael West or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael West or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael West is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael West for your event is available upon request. Michael West generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are James Peyer, Chrissa McFarlane, Gabriel Victora, Rosaline Koo and Thomas Perls. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael West for an upcoming event.

Michael West Speaker Videos

  • Dr. Michael West at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2018
    Dr. Michael West, CEO of AgeX Therapeutics and Founder of Geron Corporation, discusses breakthroughs in the understanding of biological ...
    Regenerative Medicine and Aging - Dr. Michael West
  • Dr. Michael West at World Stem Cell Summit: the Future of Aging ...
    WSCS16 - Day 3 - The Future of Human Aging, by Michael D. West ...

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