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  • ISSCR Opposes U.S. Ban on Federal Funding for Fetal Tissue Research - Updated 18 July, 2017

    14 July, 2017
    The ISSCR opposes a provision of the U.S. House of Representatives Labor-HHS-Education bill that would ban federal funding for fetal tissue research. If enacted, this legislation would severely impede research that is necessary for the development of new treatments for a wide range of serious and incurable diseases.
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  • Hans Clevers Becomes President of the ISSCR

    14 June, 2017
    The ISSCR is pleased to announce Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, the Netherlands, as the incoming president of the ISSCR and its board of directors. Clevers assumes the post immediately following the 15th ISSCR Annual Meeting in Boston, 14-17 June, 2017.
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  • Letter to Texas House of Representatives, U.S., Opposing Legislation It Says Would Put Patients at Risk

    08 May, 2017
    The ISSCR wrote to members of the Texas House of Representatives, U.S., to oppose House Bill 661, House Bill 810, and House Bill 3236, which would allow investigational agents to be sold to patients without first providing rigorous evidence of safety and efficacy. The ISSCR believes the legislation would put patients at serious risk of harm from unproven treatments.
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  • ISSCR 2017 Highlights New Discoveries in Stem Cell Research & Progress Toward Clinical Therapies

    25 April, 2017
    Progress in stem cell research and its translation to the clinic will be the focus of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) annual meeting 14-17 June at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Mass. More than 4,000 stem cell scientists, bioethicists, clinicians, and industry professionals from over 50 countries will share and discuss the latest discoveries and technologies within the field, and how they are advancing regenerative medicine.
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