“Catch the Vision” Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation
The Vision A World Class Philanthropy for World Class Medical Research General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International
Your General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International and Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation is Advancing the Scope of Atherosclerosis Research with the Cryptic Masons Chair in Vascular Biology Research.
Purpose of CMMRF Research is “BECAUSE” • Cardiovascular disease is the Number One Killer in the United States. • You Know Someone Who’s had a Heart Attack or Stroke. • You Are Committed to Improving Medicine for Future Generations. • YOU CARE.
Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation • Since January 1, 1986 all contributions have been cumulative. • Located at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana. • Many recognition levels for donations. • Donations are tax deductible. • Your Donations will live forever. They are “Never” spent.
Indiana Center for Vascular Biology& Medicine(ICVBM)Cryptic Masons Medical Research CenterIndiana University, Indianapolis,Indiana
Mission Statement • The Indiana Center for Vascular Biology and Medicine (ICVBM) is committed to the rapid development, testing and extension to clinical application and commercialization of new knowledge in vascular biology. The ICVBM operates with the purpose of promoting research while impacting delivery of novel and innovative medical treatment in order to achieve positive results within the health care community.
Dr. Keith March, M.D., Ph.D. • Born June 4, 1963 • Five Children • Indiana University Ph. D. 1983 with Highest Distinction • Indiana University School of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. with highest Distinction 1985 • Post Doctoral: Indiana U. Medical Center • Medical Article Author & Editorial
Adult Stem Cells a vascular surgeon from Duke University Peripheral artery disease (PAD) Enrolled five patients in the Phase I (safety) trial Dr. Mike Murphy
Dr March consults with Emily Judy an IU student learning about vascular research.
CMMRF Director’s Projects: • 1. The “Closer” • 2. Stimulating vessel growth around the heart. • 3. Extensive research investigating the role of a variety of genes and cells and how they interact in vascular biology. • 4. Implement clinical programs to provide excellent care to patients with all vascular diseases.
Newest Project; AdultStem Cell Mediated Angiogenesis Study • Dr. Murphy has enrolled five patients in the Phase I (safety) trial where patients’ own adult stem cells are extracted from the hip bone before being injected into the leg along the calf. Four additional patients are scheduled for treatment in February 2006. • Current articles listed on our Website www.cmmrf.org
Our Cryptic Mason Goals • 1. Continued monetary support of the ICVBM. • 2. $10,000,000 Foundation corpus for continued funding of future research. • 3. Your commitment/pledge today will ensure our future success. • Visit our Website for more information www.cmmrf.org
Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation • “What We Have Done For Ourselves Alone Dies With US; What We Have Done For Others And The World Is Immortal” Albert Pike
General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International • Cryptic Freemasonry and World Class Medical Research • Working together for Tomorrow's “Visions” Created for our future by Andrew R. Jackson, PIM Indiana CMMRF Graphic by Stephen McKim, CM Indiana Copywrite protected