January 1990 Gold Cross,
a magazine of the New Jersey State First Aid Council, Inc., published
an article written by Harry J. Gaynor, then President of the National
Burn Victim Foundation, entitled “Journey
to China: Burn Remedy Revealed,”
on a trip to China to inspect patients treated by MEBO/MEBT, together
with Dr. Anthony Barbara, a pediatric burn specialist from Hackensack
Hospital, New Jersey. In the article, Mr. Gaynor wrote, “I
will go the
end of the earth to find a solution to burn disfigurement,”
ended up going to China half-way around the world. There I found
May 7, 1990 Newsweek
magazine published an article entitled
“A Simpler Way to Save Lives Could a New Medication from
Change the World’s Approach to Treating Burn
stating, “Doctors have made immense progress in treating
over the past few decades……One would expect
future progress to consist
of refinement, not all-out revolution. But if a new Chinese
fulfills its initial promise, much of modern burn therapy could be
rendered instantly obsolete. The new remedy not only eases the pain of
burn injuries, according to the proponents, but speeds healing, reduces
scarring and drastically cuts the cost of saving lives. The
breakthrough is still years from general use in this country.
is already changing clinical practice in China.”
1990 CNN reported Dr. Xu and his treatment of burn patients
the summer of 1990 there was a gas
explosion in Bangkok, Thailand, injuring a large number of people. Dr.
Xu was sent by the Chinese government to assist the Thai government in
the treatment of the burn patients, and successfully used MEBT/MEBO to
treat many patients without disablement and minimum scarring. On Oct.
30, 1990, Mr. Marut Bunnag, Minister of Public Health of Thailand, sent
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, thanking the
Chinese government for Dr. Xu’s extraordinary help
1993 Mr. Harry J. Gaynor, President of
National Burn Victim Foundation of the U.S., presented the 6th
Humanitarian Award to Dr. Xu in Beijing.
• In 1995 Dr. Xu
received China’s Award for Scientific and Technological
Made by Young Scientists, and MEBO/MEBT was selected by the government
to be one of the top 100 important achievements of science and
technologies to be promoted nationwide.
• In 1996 Dr. Xu was
invited by the Ministry of Health of Singapore to introduce and
demonstrate MEBO/MEBT to reconstructive surgeons in Singapore General
Xu was invited to speak at a meeting held
in United Arab Emirates and introduce MEBO/MEBT to burns specialists
from the Middle Eastern and African regions.
2001 Dr. Xu spoke at John A. Boswick, M.D.
Burn & Wound Care Symposium held in Hawaii, U.S.A. and
results of using MEBO to cultivate stem cells in vivo and in situ in
wound healing and organ regeneration.
2002 Dr. Xu spoke at the conference of
Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine: Commercial Implications for
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries held in San Diego, U.S.A.
2003 MEBO disclosed results of tissue
organ regeneration from somatic cells in vitro at Asia Pacific Stem
Cells and Cloning Summit held in Singapore.
2004 Dr. Xu was elected to be one of China’s top 10 talents
in science and technology.
2004 Dr. Xu spoke at Global Summit 2004: Applications of Stem Cell
Research held in Beijing, China.
2004 Karger Publishers (Switzerland)
published Dr. Xu’s book in English entitled “Burns
Medicine and Therapy” which highlighted the clinical results
by using MEBO/MEBT to regenerate skin, connective tissues, hair
follicles, nerves and other skin appendages, and acclaimed Dr.
approach and the clinical achievements to be “revolutionary
May 2008 in response to a strong
earthquake centered in Sichuan province of China which resulted in near
eighty thousand deaths and a quarter million wounded, Dr. Xu led a team
of wound healing experts from the National Medical Network of Burns,
Wounds and Ulcers in China to join force with the government in the
disaster relief efforts and utilized MEBO’s state-of-the-art
healing products and technologies to treat the earthquake victims in
order to accelerate wound healing and prevent or minimize limp
amputation and infection.