Dr. Giampapa recently received a nomination for the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking stem cell research, as well as the Edison Award for the Healthycell nutritional supplement for cell health. He was also awarded the A4M Science & Technology award for his development of the BioMarker Matrix Profile – the first computer program to measure aging.
Dr. Giampapa has been a keynote speaker at several international forums, most recently at the Vatican in Rome for the Second International Vatican Adult Stem Cell Conference, and the Swedish American Life Science Summit in Stockholm. He recently appeared on The Science Channel special, Stem Cell Universe with host Steven Hawking. Dr. Giampapa has been featured in various national magazines, radio and television including CNN and WABC-TV, Fox news, Geraldo Rivera, Joan Rivers, Phil Donahue, and Anderson Cooper 360.
Dr. Giampapa is published in numerous academic journals including the Annals of Plastic Surgery, the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, The Journal of Anti-Aging Medicine, and the Journal of Stem Cells and Development. He is the author of the first and only medical textbook on Anti-Aging Medicine and Age Management. He has also authored 5 books for the general public on the topic including; Breaking the Aging Code (Basic Health Publications) and The Anti-Aging Solution: 5 Simples Steps to Looking and Feeling Young (Wiley), The Gene Makeover, The 21st Century Anti-Aging Breakthrough, Quantum Longevity, and Pro-Hormone Nutrition-Optimum Aging & Maximum Health Span with Nature’s Hormone-Enhancing Nutrients, and Younger Today, coauthored with Carol Alt.
Dr. Giampapa served as a consultant for NASA for the space shuttle robotic arm. He has filed or been awarded, over 24 patents from the United States Government for unique cell culture delivery techniques, stem cell reprogramming, new drug delivery systems, and surgical instrument designs. He has been a medical consultant to Allergan Medical (NYSE: AGN), Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, and Sanofi-Aventus (NYSE: SNY). He also served as a consultant for stem cell applications and their use for Neostem Inc., an international biopharmaceutical company (NASDAQ: NBS).
He received his M.D. degree from Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York, New York and continued his medical training in plastic surgery at St. Lukes and Columbia Presbyterian Hospitals in NYC. Upon completion of his plastic surgery training, he completed a year of microsurgery and hand surgery at NYU Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Giampapa has served as Research Fellow for such other prestigious institutes as Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and was the Director of Microsurgery and Re-plantation Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is a founding member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, (A4M). Dr. Giampapa served as the first President of the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. He is also one of the first Board Certified anti-aging physicians in the world.
He continues to use his 34 years of research and surgery experience, creating stem cell technologies, especially for their applications to aging disorders, as well as cosmetic and reconstructive applications.