The Story of Christian Drapeau and the Birth of STEMREGEN

Big things don't happen overnight. Over 20 years ago, STEMREGEN's founder, Christian Drapeau, began his journey to unravel the mysteries of the human body and its remarkable ability to heal. A pioneer of early stem cell research and the first to propose stem cells as the body's innate repair system, he would eventually transform our understanding of health and wellness into an entirely new paradigm.

Discovering the Power of AFA

In the late 1990s, after obtaining his graduate degree in Neurophysiology from the Montreal Neurological Institute (affiliated with McGill University), Christian was hired to study the aquatic botanical Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA) for its effect on the brain. He observed that consuming AFA led to significant health benefits, particularly in immune support, inflammation reduction, and mental clarity. These observations sparked an intense curiosity that would drive his research for years.

Christian and his research team quickly identified that a polysaccharide from AFA supported various aspects of immunity, specifically the activity and migration capacity of natural killer (NK) cells. With its significant source of phycocyanin, they also found it reduced inflammatory responses and even helped with seemingly incurable conditions. They also discovered in their research that AFA contains phenylethylamine (PEA), a molecule that enhances dopaminergic nervous transmission, elevating mood and potentially benefiting individuals with Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD).

Despite these promising findings, its known biochemistry could not explain many health benefits reported by people consuming AFA. It wasn't until the early 2000s that a breakthrough occurred in the scientific community, which was the first documentation that bone marrow stem cells have the ability to transform into various tissue types and effectively repair them. Fascinated by the finding, Christian and his colleague, Dr. Gitte Jensen, hypothesized that AFA might be acting as a natural stem cell mobilizer, increasing the number of circulating stem cells and enhancing the body's innate repair capabilities.

Their research confirmed that AFA contains an L-selectin ligand that stimulates the release of stem cells from the bone marrow, increasing the number of circulating stem cells in the bloodstream by approximately 25%. This discovery had profound implications for regenerative medicine and prompted Christian to search for other natural ingredients with similar properties.

The Quest for Stem Cell Mobilizers

Christian set out to travel the world in search of plants historically known for their broad impact on health conditions. He spoke with medicinal healers, shamans, biochemists, and others with intimate knowledge of local longevity remedies, which took him to remote regions like Madagascar and the Tibetan plateau. It was here that he discovered Aloe macroclada and high-altitude sea buckthorn berry, both of which demonstrated a significant effect on stem cells.

Christians' research uncovered that Aloe macroclada, used by Malagasy people for centuries, stimulated stem cell release, increasing the number of circulating stem cells by upward of 80%. Similarly, sea buckthorn berry, known for its wide range of health benefits in Tibetan and Mongolian medicine, was shown to trigger the release of stem cells from the bone marrow, increasing by 35%.

In 2016, after years of dedicated research and development, Christian introduced the first formulation supporting stem cell release, a unique proprietary blend of plant-based extracts documented to support Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM). This groundbreaking product marked the culmination of Christian's journey and the birth of his company, STEMREGEN.

The Body's Innate Repair System

To understand how the various STEMREGEN products work together as part of the STEMREGEN Protocol, it's important to grasp three key aspects of human physiology: the stem cell-based innate repair system, the importance and physiology of microcirculation, and the healthy cellular signaling.

Stem Cell-Based Innate Repair System: Stem cells are the body's innate repair system. When there is an injury or problem, the affected area releases signals that trigger the release of stem cells from the bone marrow. These stem cells migrate to the injury site, playing a fundamental role in tissue repair. In the absence of injury, stem cells replace cells lost during normal tissue turnover, which is crucial for maintaining optimal health as we age.

Microcirculation: Effective microcirculation is vital for delivering nutrients, hormones, and cells to all parts of the body. Its optimal functioning depends on blood fluidity, blood vessel flexibility, capillary dilation, and the integrity of the endothelial glycocalyx. Without effective microcirculation, tissues can be deprived of essential elements, leading to degeneration.

Cellular Communication: Healthy cellular signaling is essential for the body's innate repair system. Optimizing the "signal-to-noise" ratio in the bloodstream facilitates the breakdown of excess cytokines. This clears the way for stem cells to effectively navigate and engage in outer tissue health.

The STEMREGEN®  Protocol

The STEMREGEN® PROTOCOL integrates three main products:

  1. STEMREGEN® Release is a clinically tested blend of natural ingredients that support stem cell release and migration. This scientific breakthrough formula supports organ and tissue function, fostering healthy aging and rejuvenation from within.
  2. STEMREGEN® Mobilize is a proprietary blend of plant extracts designed to support the body's innate repair system by supporting stem cell mobilization. It optimizes blood flow, maintains capillary health, and nurtures the endothelial glycocalyx for efficient stem cell delivery to tissues, supporting overall stem cell function in the body.
  3. STEMREGEN® Signal is a proprietary blend of plant extracts designed to enhance stem cell communication and support tissue health. By improving the "signal-to-noise ratio" in the bloodstream, stem cells are more efficient at reaching targeted areas throughout the body. 
The protocol recommends varying suggested use for maintenance, optimization, and intensive rejuvenation, ensuring individuals a tailored regimen for their specific needs.

A New Paradigm in Health and Wellness

Christian's pioneering efforts have not only changed our understanding of the human body's repair system but have also paved the way for a new approach to health and wellness. By recognizing the crucial role of stem cells in daily tissue rejuvenation, Christian has opened the door to an entirely new paradigm of wellness, harnessing the power of our body's innate repair system to age gracefully with vibrant health. ,

Today, STEMREGEN stands as a testament to Christian Drapeau's vision and dedication. His work continues to inspire and challenge the way we approach health, emphasizing the importance of supporting the body's innate repair system through natural & plant-based stem cell enhancers. As we move forward, his journey serves as a reminder that the quest for knowledge and natural healing is a lifelong endeavor that holds the promise of transforming lives and improving health for generations to come.