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Regenerative Medicine in the film Five Minutes

Peter Gilbert, Dr. West Paul
Running Time:60:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
2:30 PM EST
Friday, November 15
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Join a discussion about regenerative medicine through the story of Five Minutes. A film about Baptiste Touissant’s recovery when a suicide bomber detonated only feet from him in Afghanistan and his hope for regenerative medicine (RM) for U.S. soldiers. RM promises a future where doctors, using a soldier’s own cells, rebuild genitalia and reconstruct arms and legs blown apart by shrapnel. The animated narrative film is a five-year effort directed, produced and edited by Wake Forest University faculty Sandy Dickson, Peter Gilbert, Michael Hyde, Chris Zaluski and Cara Pilson and illustrated by award-winning artist Cory Godbey.