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Organization: Medisun

Sector: Commerce

Organization Mission: Medisun's Chairman, Danny Wong, has a strong interest in investing in regenerative-medicine research. He has organized medical conventions in both Beijing and Shanghai "to promote cell-based medicines as well as Cardio3's technology." Cardio3, a Belgium firm based on discoveries made by two Mayo Clinic researchers, is starting a Phase III Clinical Trial of its cardiac treatment that uses a patient's stem cells to rebuild damaged heart tissue. Medisun now owns more of Cardio3 than Mayo does. Medisun's investment in Cardio3 surpassed Mayo's stock ownership this summer, when it purchased $34 million in stock. As of August, Medisun owned 8.08 percent of the company compared to Mayo's 3 percent. Mayo had owned 5.05 percent in June.

  

 

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Lvl 1: Economic Development ; Medical Services ; STEM

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