Marlene Grenon and Millie Hughes-Fulford to Moderate Panel on Space Medicine and Mars
Marlene Grenon, M.D., C.M. and Millie Hughes-Fulford, Ph.D., both of UCSF, and Apollo astronaut Russell Schweickart, will moderate a panel on interplanetary travel to Mars, the session entitled "Mars or Bust". The panel session will take place at the World Future 2015 conference which runs from July 24 - 26th in San Francisco. According to the hosts:
WorldFuture is the annual conference of the World Future Society (WFS). For nearly fifty years, WFS conferences have brought together the smartest futurists and leaders in the world to explore the impact of current and future trends in society, business, government and technology.
Join 750+ of the world's brightest future-thinkers, inventors and forecasters in SF for 2 days of keynotes, panel discussions, master classes, exhibiting, and networking that will change the way you think about your business for years to come.
Dr. Grenon, a vascular surgeon, and Dr. Hughes-Fulford, a UCSF scientist, are noted for their work in the emerging field of space medicine. Their research labs, the Grenon Lab and Hughes-Fulford Lab respectively, each conduct innovative research into aspects of space travel that impact human biology and physiology.
Travel to Mars is a hot topic today with the recent publication of Elon Musk's biography, "Musk". The founder of SpaceX, Musk has been a leading advocate of colonizing Mars predicting the first human mission would occur within a decade.