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    • 5 October, 2017

    ISSCR President Writes in Support of Fetal Tissue Research

    In an opinion editorial published today, the president of the ISSCR, Hans Clevers, underscores the importance of fetal tissue research. “Fetal tissue has been essential in research used to develop therapies that have saved millions of lives, and it continues to be necessary for the future of medicine,” he writes.
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    • 4 October, 2017

    ISSCR Applauds California Bill to Assist Stem Cell Patients

    A measure signed into law 3 October in the state of California, U.S., requires clinics to inform patients if they are using stem cell interventions that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ISSCR president Hans Clevers expresses support for the measure.
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    • 27 October, 2017

    CRISPR, CAR-T, and Cancer

    Researchers around the world have long sought effective treatments for cancer, and are now seeing therapeutic benefit with a new treatment, which is demonstrating better than imagined success in patients with blood cancer.
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independent nonprofit organization & the voice of the stem cell research community

The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is an independent nonprofit organization and the voice of the stem cell research community. The ISSCR was founded in 2002 to foster the exchange of information on stem cell research and now claims more than 4,100 members worldwide.

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Stem Cell Reports is the official journal of the ISSCR and is published by Cell Press. The ISSCR provides a platform for professional and public education and the promotion of rigorous scientific and ethical standards in stem cell research and regenerative medicine.

Also visit our affiliated journals, Cell Stem Cell and Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology, included in Professional Resources.