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      • 21 March, 2018

    Media Registration Open for ISSCR 2018 20-23 June, Melbourne, AUS

    Credentialed reporters can register and attend the 2018 annual meeting in Melbourne, Australia. They will have access to the many stem cell researchers and clinicians from around the world who will be discussing recent findings and progress that is driving development of stem cell treatments and cures for disease.
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      • 14 March, 2018

    ISSCR Announces Recipients of 2018 Awards

    Recipients of the 2018 awards will be presented at the society’s annual meeting, 20-23 June in Melbourne, Australia: ISSCR Award for Innovation, Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator, Tobias Award Lecture, and Public Service Award.
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      • 12 March, 2018

    'Right to Try' Legislation in U.S. House of Representatives is Narrowly Defeated; ISSCR Opposed

    The legislation would have put patients at risk, slowed the development of effective stem cell therapies, and blocked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from access to crucial data about the safety and effectiveness of new medical treatments.
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      • 12 March, 2018

    ISSCR 2018 Election Results

    The ISSCR is pleased to announce the results of its 2018 leadership election. On behalf of all members, we extend congratulations to newly-elected officers and board members.
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      • 12 March, 2018

    Scientific Excellence at ISSCR 2018

    Scientific excellence is at the core of the ISSCR and is reflected each year in the annual meeting, where exceptional science is shared, discussed, and deliberated. This exchange is key to advancing the scientific dialogue that moves the field forward. The 2018 program in Melbourne, Australia continues that tradition, featuring groundbreaking research presented in plenary, concurrent, and poster sessions.
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      • 15 February, 2018

    ISSCR Releases Guidebook to Evaluate Cell Therapy Trials

    The ISSCR is pleased to announce the release of “Stem Cell Based Clinical Trials: Practical Advice for Physicians and Ethics / Institutional Review Boards,“ a guidebook providing background and fundamental questions for clinicians and review boards to ask when considering running or reviewing early phase, cell-based clinical trials. The guide was developed by practicing physician-scientists and stem cell professionals on the ISSCR’s Clinical Translation Committee.
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      • 9 February, 2018

    Showcasing Inspiring Science and Natural Beauty

    There is no better host city for the ISSCR 2018 annual meeting than Melbourne, Australia, a global hub of innovation in science and biotech with a rich stem cell history, flourishing research culture, and inspiring natural beauty and art.
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      • 7 February, 2018

    Stem Cell Reports Seeking Editor-in-Chief

    The ISSCR’s official journal, Stem Cell Reports, is seeking applications for a new Editor-in-Chief to succeed Christine Mummery, who has served in that role since the journal's inception in 2012.
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      • 17 January, 2018

    ISSCR Members Asked to Vote for Future Leaders

    The election is open for several ISSCR leadership posts, and members and trainee members are eligible to cast ballots in the election. Voting closes 5 February, 2018.
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      • 9 January, 2018

    ISSCR 2018: Stem Cells Down Under

    Stem cell research has led to profound insights into how developmental processes work in plants, animals, and humans. Increasingly, our work has shed light on how different life forms begin, develop, mature, and respond to injury and age. Myriad advances continue to contribute to understanding biology, cell function, disease and its treatment, senescence, and end of life.
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      • 4 January, 2018

    ISSCR Announces Two New Science Communications & Education Managers

    The ISSCR has selected Christopher Barry, PhD, and Julie Perlin, PhD, to be Science Communications & Education Managers, beginning 3 January, 2018.
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      • 4 January, 2018

    ISSCR Remembers Hiromitsu “Hiro” Ogawa

    The ISSCR is saddened by the passing of Hiromitsu “Hiro” Ogawa, a generous and thoughtful man who was a great supporter of stem cell science and the ISSCR.
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      • 11 December, 2017

    ISSCR Announces New Policy Director, Eric Anthony

    The ISSCR has named Eric Anthony to be its new Director of Policy. Anthony served more than eight years as staff in the U.S. Congress, most recently as legislative director for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut. He will join the Society in early January 2018.
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      • 8 December, 2017

    The ISSCR Remembers Ihor Lemischka

    The ISSCR joins the stem cell community in expressing sadness at the passing of Ihor Lemischka, PhD, Professor of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics at the Icahn School of Medicine.
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