ISSCR Leadership

The International Society for Stem Cell Research has more than 4,100 members in more than 55 countries. As an organization focused on bringing together all members of the stem cell community, we are proud that our membership is led by some of the most prominent and respected scientists from around the globe.

ISSCR Officers and Board

President - Sean J. Morrison, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Past President - Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

President Elect - Sally Temple, Neural Stem Cell Institute

Clerk - Martin F. Pera, University of Melbourne, Australia  

Vice President - Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute

Treasurer - Haifan Lin, Yale Univ School of Medicine

Director - Timothy Allsopp, Neusentis Regenerative Medicine
Director - Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, University of California San Francisco 
Director - Nissim Benvenisty, Hebrew University 
Director - George Q. Daley, Boston Children's Hospital
Director - Hongkui Deng, College of Lige Peking University 
Director - Hideyuki Okano, Keio University, School of Medicine 
Director - Kathrin Plath, UCLA School of Medicine 
Director - Hans R. Schöler, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany
Director - Austin G. Smith, Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research & Institute for Stem Cell Biology 
Director - Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institutes 
Director - Masayo Takahashi, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
Director - Elly Tanaka, DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies, Technische Universitaet Dresden 
Director - Amy Wagers, Joslin Diabetes Center 
Director - Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University
Director - Shinya Yamanaka, Center for IPS Cell Res & Application (CiRA)

Ex Officio Member - Fred H. Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies 
Ex Officio Member - Janet Rossant, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada  
Ex Officio Member - Leonard I. Zon, Boston Children's Hospital 

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