About_ISSCR

About the ISSCR

Founded in 2002, the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is the leading professional organization of stem cell scientists, representing more than 4,000 members across 67 countries, each of who makes a personal commitment to upholding the society’s guidelines for responsible and ethical practice. We are scientists, clinicians, business leaders, ethicists, and educators dedicated to the responsible advancement of stem cell research and its translation to the clinic. We are a single voice for a whole world of discovery.

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Leadership
Leadership

Leadership

The Board of Directors and Officers are elected by the membership and provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the organization. Nominations are made by members, and candidates are slated by the Nominating Committee with an emphasis on scientific authority and overall international diversity of the board.

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Awards
Awards

Awards

The ISSCR Awards Portfolio recognizes outstanding achievements and research potential in the field of stem cell research around the world. We encourage nominations and applications from the full breadth of the field.

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Partner & Support

The ISSCR is proud to partner with industry, academia, and non-profit institutions that share our commitment to the responsible development of stem cell science from discovery through clinical application. The ISSCR provides opportunities to connect with the leading scientists focused on stem cell research on a global platform.

Support Opportunities

Member Spotlight

Learn more about your colleagues and fellow ISSCR members through this series of biographical interviews spanning the diversity of the society. Discover the backgrounds, experiences, and outside interests of your fellow members - and volunteer to be the next interviewee by contacting media@isscr.org.

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