Forging Faith and Science
Do you like science? Do you like to solve puzzles and discover new facts? If so, have you ever considered a career in research? What does it take to be a successful scientist? What if your research required you to compromise your Catholic faith? Would you give up your job to live according to the Gospel? With a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Physiology from Stanford University, Dr. Deisher worked for 17 years in the biotech industry as an accomplished scientist, making a comfortable 6 figure salary before her profound conversion. Find out why she left a prestigious job and started her own companies, AVM Biotechnology and Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute. She will also explain the difference between adult stem cells versus embryonic stem cells, and reveal the startling commoditization of humans including trafficking of body parts; use of aborted fetal cells in research, vaccines, and drugs; and the use of human tissue for biomedical, pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and even food and beverage research.
Dr. Theresa Deisher’s career has focused on discovering and developing new therapies for grievous human illness. Dr. Deisher obtained her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Physiology from Stanford University and has spent over 19 years in commercial biotechnology, working with such illustrious companies as Genentech, Repligen, ZymoGenetics, Immunex and Amgen, prior to founding AVM Biotechnology and Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute. AVM Biotechnology is the marquee prolife biotech company worldwide, certifying that it does not use morally illicit material in any process.
Dr. Deisher is an inventor on 23 issued US patents, and her discoveries have led to clinical trials of FGF18 for osteoarthritis and cartilage repair, and for Factor XIII for surgical bleeding. Dr. Deisher was the first person to discover adult cardiac derived stem cells, and has been a champion of adult stem cell research, both professionally and privately, for two decades. Dr. Deisher was a plaintiff in the US federal lawsuit to prohibit use of federal tax payer dollars for embryo destructive research. She is a frequent lecturer on the stem cell issues delving into topics such as research, clinical progress, policy, economics and ethics. She provides a breath of fresh air with a common sense approach which allows lay audiences to readily grasp the issues. Dr. Deisher has appeared on numerous radio shows, televised debates and live on The World Over Live with Raymond Arroyo.