ISSCR Public Service Award
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The 2013 ISSCR Public Service Award, which is given in recognition of outstanding contributions of public service to the fields of stem cell research and regenerative medicine is awarded to Hiromitsu Ogawa and Betty Jean Crouch Ogawa in recognition of their extraordinary support of stem cell research in Japan and the US, including Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka and The Gladstone Institute and their work with the ISSCR Global Advisory Council. Through their involvement, the Ogawas have demonstrated a strong commitment to building and fostering international connections between science, business and industry.
The second annual ISSCR Public Service Award, which is given in
recognition of outstanding contributions of public service to the fields
of stem cell research and regenerative medicine, was presented to
Rob and Cheryl McEwen in recognition of their
extraordinary support and advocacy for stem cell research and
innovation. The award was presented to them at the ISSCR 10th Annual
Meeting in June 2012, in Yokohama, Japan.
The recipient of the 2011 inaugural ISSCR Public Service Award is
Robert Klein, former Chairman of the Governing
Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), for
his outstanding contribution of public service to the field of stem cell
research and regenerative medicine.