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, USA

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

Vice President - Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands

Treasurer - Haifan Lin, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Director - Timothy Allsopp, Neusentis Regenerative Medicine, UK
Director - Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, University of California San Francisco, USA
Director - Nissim Benvenisty, Hebrew University, Israel 
Director - George Q. Daley, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Director - Hongkui Deng, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, China 
Director - Hideyuki Okano, Keio University, School of Medicine, Japan 
Director - Kathrin Plath, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA 
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, UK 
Director - Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institutes, USA 
Director - Masayo Takahashi, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
Director - Elly Tanaka, DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies, Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany 
Director - Amy Wagers, Harvard University Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, USA 
Director - Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University, USA
Director - Shinya Yamanaka, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Japan/Gladstone Institutes, USA

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

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