The International Society for Stem Cell Research has more than 4,000 members in more than 60 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.

Officers

Haifin Lin 500

President

Haifan Lin
Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Amander Clark 500

President Elect

Amander T. Clark
University of California, Los Angeles, USA 

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Vice President

Valentina Greco
Yale Stem Cell Center, USA

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Treasurer

Clive Svendsen
Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute, USA

Fiona Doetsch 500

Clerk

Fiona Doetsch
Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland

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Past President

Melissa H. Little
Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Stem Cell Medicine (reNEW), Denmark and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia

Directors

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Director

Roger A. Barker
University of Cambridge, UK

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Director

Helen Blau
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

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Director

Melissa Carpenter
ElevateBio, USA 

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Director

Konrad Hochedlinger
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, USA

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Director

Jürgen Knoblich
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria

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Director

Arnold R. Kriegstein
University of California, San Francisco, USA

Jane Lebkowski 500

Director

Jane S. Lebkowski
Patch Technologies, USA

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Director

Charles E. Murry
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington/Sana Biotechnology, USA 

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Director

Kathy Niakan
University of Cambridge, UK

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Director

Malin Parmar
Lund University, Sweden 

Martin Pera 500

Director

Martin F. Pera
The Jackson Laboratory, USA

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Director

Lygia da Veiga Pereira
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

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Director

Mitinori Saitou
Kyoto University, Japan 

Takanori Takebe 500

Director

Takanori Takebe
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA/Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Yokohama City University, Japan 

Kenneth Zaret 500

Director

Kenneth S. Zaret
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA

Ex Officio Members

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Ex Officio Member

Christine L. Mummery
Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

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Ex Officio Member

Leonard I. Zon
Boston Children's Hospital, USA 

Past Presidents

Melissa H. Little, Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Stem Cell Medicine (reNEW), Denmark and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia (2021-2022)

Christine L. Mummery, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands (2020-2021)

Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institutes, USA (2019-2020)

Douglas A. Melton, Harvard University, USA (2018-2019)

Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands (2017-2018)

Sally Temple, Neural Stem Cell Institute, USA (2016-2017)

Sean Morrison, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA (2015-2016)

Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA (2014-2015)

Janet Rossant, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada (2013-2014)

Shinya Yamanaka, Kyoto University, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Japan (2012-2013)

Fred H. Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA (2011-2012)

Elaine Fuchs, Rockefeller University, USA (2010-2011)

Irving L. Weissman, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA (2009-2010)

Fiona M. Watt, CR-UK Cambridge Research Institute, UK (2008-2009)

George Q. Daley, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA (2007-2008)

 

Paul J. Simmons, Univ of Texas Health Science Center, USA (2006-2007)

 

Gordon M. Keller, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA (2005-2006)

 

Leonard I. Zon, Boston Children's Hospital, USA (2002-2005)