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Dr. John McMichael

November 16, 2019
1 pm to 4 pm

The Ice House
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Registration: $45)

Reversing Traumatic Brain Injury . . . and Other Breakthrough Therapies That Baffle Conventional Science

In this time of an accelerating explosion of new knowledge, amazing breakthroughs are showing up in many areas. Dr. John McMichael is a researcher and inventor at the leading edge of medical research and what he is discovering flies in the face of conventional wisdom – but it works!

In the United States, for example, about 1.5 million people suffer a chronic traumatic brain injury (cTBI) each year from auto, bicycle, pedestrian accidents, assaults, and sports-related injuries. This type of injury results in “permanent” scar tissue in the brain, which in turn produces compromised mental functions either temporarily or permanently. Of the 1.5 million so afflicted, approximately 50,000 will die and 80,000 will have some degree of disability. Current treatment presumes that these kinds of injuries are irreversible and that the victims will bed=ridden or severely incapacitated for the rest of their lives.

But now, Dr. John McMichael and his research team have shown that a particular molecule has the ability to prevent new scar formation and decrease or eliminate old scars in a wide variety of superficial and internal indications -- including the brain -- in humans and animals. Dr. McMichael figured out how to allow cell-to-cell communication, where before it had been shut down. Accident victims and x-NFL players suffering from multiple concussions treated with this breakthrough therapy show consistent improvements, reporting that, “It gave me my life back.” It turns out it also works throughout the body where scar tissue has built up.

But that’s not all. McMichael works with researchers from other areas that are similarly calling conventional wisdom into question. One of his associates, Dr. William Bengston, has successfully eliminated late stage cancer in mice . . . by just having college students “think” healing thoughts about the rodents.

In this fascinating presentation, Dr. McMichael will walk across the leading edge of these unusual – and amazing – breakthroughs that hold out the promise of a better quality of life for many that are suffering . . . while, at the same time, threatening the current paradigm and the giant institutions that sustain the conventional wisdom.

John McMichael, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Beech Tree Labs, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and early development of new therapeutic agents targeting unmet medical needs. These disorders range from herpes infections to chronic fatigue syndrome to urinary incontinence. His PhD is in virology and immunology from Oregon State University. He headed up the labs at one of the largest private veterinary research practices in the country, was a college professor for more than a decade, and now works out of a small lab on his farm in New York state and a larger, more sophisticated lab in Providence, Rhode Island. He holds over 200 patents, has published in books and peer-reviewed journals, and is currently working with his team to begin formal FDA trials for product candidates for chronic traumatic brain injury and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes.




John L. Petersen

December 7, 2019
1 pm to 4 pm

The Ice House
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Registration: $45)

Getting to 2028

An increasing number of psychics, seers and futurists are coming to the conclusion that the events and changes that are headed this way in the next nine years are going to so disrupt life on this planet that it is likely not to be recognizable in conventional terms. We are about to experience the most profound shift in the history of the planet. This is the transition that indigenous, religious and ancient prophets have all cataloged – and the result will be the emergence of a new human and a new planet.

Few people are more qualified to take you down this path than futurist John Petersen, who has been studying this epochal transition for more than two decades. Using a systems approach, he will outline the convergence of cosmic and planetary events with worldwide shifts, exacerbated by amazing technological and scientific breakthroughs – that, for example, will eliminate an estimated 80% of current jobs within the next 15 years – to say nothing about the emergence of a fundamentally new, cosmic human that is actively engaged with the other civilizations that inhabit this neighborhood in our galaxy.

So buckle up your seat belt, for It’s going to be an extraordinary ride! You will absolutely want to be able to understand what’s coming so that you are not surprised. Amazing opportunities lie within this shift that directly relate to your very purpose in life and the meaning of the human experience. John will offer concrete suggestions about how to prepare for this change and the new world that appears to be inbound.

John Petersen is considered by many to be one of the most informed futurists in the world. He is best-known for writing and thinking about high impact surprises—wild cards—and the process of surprise anticipation and for having conceived of and developed the first national surprise anticipation system in the world for the government of Singapore.

In 1989, Petersen founded The Arlington Institute (TAI), a non-profit, future-oriented research institute where he now edits and publishes FUTUREdition, an internationally acclaimed newsletter that tracks early indicators of potentially significant futures.

Mr. Petersen's government and political experience include stints at the National War College, the Institute for National Security Studies, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the National Security Council staff at the White House. He is a decorated veteran of both the Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars. He has served in senior advisory, fundraising and policy positions for a number of presidential political campaigns and was an elected delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1984. He was twice the runner-up candidate to be Secretary of the Navy.

An award-winning writer, Petersen has written three books. He has also written many articles and papers on different aspects of the future including national security and the military, the future of energy and the future of the media. His current book, A Vision for 2012: Planning for Extraordinary Change, presents a systems approach for preparing for big change whether from the perspective of a government, organization, or individual.





Larry Dossey, M.D.

January 18, 2020
1 pm to 4 pm

The Ice House
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Registration: $45)

Consciousness and Healing: the Unfolding Vision

For three centuries, human health and illness has been generally viewed through the lens of “the physical” and the proper functioning of the body. A major transition is now underway in our understanding of the nature of consciousness, how it interacts with the body in health and healing, and its origin and destiny. Dr. Dossey will discuss these developments, including actual clinical cases.
br> Dr. Larry Dossey is a physician of internal medicine and former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital. He received his M. D. degree from Southwestern Medical School (Dallas), and trained in internal medicine at Parkland and the VA hospitals in Dallas. Dossey has lectured at medical schools and hospitals throughout the United States and abroad. In 1988 he delivered the annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, India, the only physician ever invited to do so. He is the author of twelve books dealing with consciousness, spirituality, and healing, including the New York Times bestseller HEALING WORDS: THE POWER OF PRAYER AND THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, and most recently One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters. His books have been translated into languages around the world. Dr. Dossey is the former co-chairman of the Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He is the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing. Dr. Dossey lectures around the world. He lives in Santa Fe with his wife Barbara, a nurse-consultant and the author of several award-winning books.




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