Stem cell biologist, bestselling author and recipient of the Goi Peace Award, Dr. Bruce Lipton is internationally known for his work and conferences.
He is best known for his findings that gene expression is influenced (via epigenetics) by environmental factors. In turn, people have a greater impact on their health than genetic research had previously determined.
He began his scientific career as a cell biologist. He received his PhD Degree from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville before joining the Department of Anatomy at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine in 1973. However, as his research developed, he felt all that he had initially learned and was teaching was incorrect.
He discusses findings such as how a person’s beliefs and feelings (e.g. positive thoughts, thoughts of feeling strong and healthy etc.) have a profound influence on health and that this is much stronger than one’s genes. For example, if your family have a history of getting cancer, but you are in a positive mindset, you will not activate these genes. His research has even shown that adopted children get the same illnesses as the families that raise them, due to sharing the same beliefs and mindsets, despite having different gene pools. His research also touches on the placebo effect:
“A minimum of one third of all medical intervention is a placebo effect. That’s the result of positive thinking (and not of drugs)”.
He also talks on how the pharmaceutical industry and universities are only just beginning to accept these findings and can feel threatened by this change in findings.
‘His research on muscular dystrophy and studies employing cloned human stem cells focused upon the molecular mechanisms controlling cell behavior. An experimental tissue transplantation technique developed by Dr. Lipton and colleague Dr. Ed Schultz was published in the journal Science and subsequently employed as a novel form of human genetic engineering.’, https://www.brucelipton.com/about.
Here are some videos discussing his work and findings:
Like Dr. Bob Proctor (check out the Dr. Bob Proctor category for more), Dr. Bruce Lipton communicates the benefits of ‘rewiring’ the subconscious mind (replacing bad habits with new self-serving habits). Here are some videos on that side of his work: