LAKE ELSINORE, California, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --On April 15, 2016, family members Dr. Li Li, wife of Rongxiang Xu, and Kevin Xu, son of Rongxiang Xu and current President of National Rongxiang Xu Foundation, colleagues and friends of world-renowned Chinese Regenerative Life Scientist Dr. Rongxiang Xu, gathered at Lake Elsinore, California to commemorate the first anniversary of Rongxiang Xu's passing and attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rongxiang Xu Memorial Center, a major program of the National Rongxiang Xu Foundation.
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Dr. Xu was the foremost scientific researcher and proponent of Human Body Regenerative Restoration Science. Among those paying their respects to the memory of Dr. Xu were California state and local government dignitaries and representatives of the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology and California State University at Los Angeles. In addition, U.S. President Barack Obama sent a commemorative painting to acknowledge Dr. Xu's scientific and humanitarian contributions.
Last year, upon being advised of Dr. Xu's passing, US President Barack Obama sent a handwritten condolence letter, by express mail, to the burial ceremony. Moreover, letters of condolence were sent by former President Bill Clinton, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Chairman of Democratic Party, California Governor Jerry Brown, County of Los Angeles and City of Lake Elsinore officials. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adjourned their meeting to pay tribute and reverence.
One year later, April 14, 2016, the site dedication ceremony of the Rongxiang Xu Memorial Center was held in the city of Lake Elsinore. U.S. Congressional representative Ted W. Lieu, on behalf of the U.S. Congress, awarded the Certificate of Congressional Recognition to the National Rongxiang Xu Foundation. It recognized their continuing contributions and humanitarian efforts in providing care, healing and the application of Human Body Regenerative Restoration Science to people around the world.
For carrying forward Dr. Xu's legacy recognized by both the US and China, in September of 2015, Kevin Xu attended the Third Governors Forum held during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the US in Seattle, WA; Kevin Xu attended the 10th annual conference of CGI and launched the first Chinese medical technology commitment to train doctors on Moist Exposed Burn Therapy (MEBT); The Rongxiang Xu Center for Regenerative Life Science at USC Davis School of Gerontology and the Los Angeles County Department of Health signed the Memorandum of Understanding on MEBT training in the US; In February of 2016, Kevin Xu met with Xiaolin Li, President of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and reached an agreement to partner with the China Partnership Network of UN program "Every Woman, Every Child" led by CPAFFC, contributing to improving the health conditions of Chinese and international woman and children.