• Melissa Little
  • 12 October, 2021
  • The past 20 years has seen such enormous change in stem cell science, some of which has changed our view of biology. Having attended the very first meeting of the ISSCR, the Society is like an extended family, and I feel a little like my science has grown along with the Society.
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  • 23 September, 2021
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  • Martin Pera 500
  • 14 September, 2021
  • While the podcast is a fantastic extension of the journal, we are focused on publish high quality studies incorporating stem cells or their derivatives. This commitment is also reflected in our special issues, including the new one out today on organ-on-chip and microphysiological systems.
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  • Melissa Little

    Fostering Equity in Our Global Society

  • 10 August, 2021
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    Stem Cell-derived Corneal Endothelial Cells, a Possible Alternative to Donor-tissue in Transplant Surgeries ​

  • 5 August, 2021
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    The ISSCR Comments on the Australian Mitochondrial Donation Bill

  • 3 August, 2021
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  • Paul S. Frenette

    Remembering Paul S. Frenette

  • 3 August, 2021
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    ISSCR 2021: Bringing Together Scientific Soul Mates

  • 20 July, 2021
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  • Melissa Little

    Major Advances and a 20 Year Celebration Ahead

  • 12 July, 2021
  • While we have this intense anticipation for stem cell products and therapies, we also have vulnerable patient populations increasingly challenged by the need to separate science from fiction. For nearly 20 years, we as ISSCR members have been the international voice of logic and moderation. As we move closer to delivery, we have an ongoing need to support this progress with appropriate ethics and research integrity.
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    Apply for the ISSCR Lawrence Goldstein Science Policy Fellowship

  • 12 July, 2021
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  • Keith Alm

    Keith Alm Assumes New Role as ISSCR CEO

  • 2 July, 2021
  • The ISSCR is pleased to announce Keith Alm will today assume the role of CEO. He replaces retiring Nancy Witty, after 16 years of leadership.
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    Melissa H. Little Assumes New Role as President of the ISSCR

  • 2 July, 2021
  • The ISSCR is pleased to announce Melissa H. Little, PhD, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia, as president of the ISSCR Board of Directors.
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    Coalition Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal Tissue

  • 21 June, 2021
  • Our organizations represent scientific, medical, and patient communities dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and improving human health. We support the continued use of human fetal tissue (HFT) in research because it is an indispensable biomedical research tool crucial for life-saving biomedical research.
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  • Christine Mummery

    Extraordinary Challenge. Extraordinary Achievement. 2020-2021: A Year in Review

  • 8 June, 2021
  • What an extraordinary year this has been for science. We witnessed an amazing international response for vaccine development to combat COVID-19. Never before has a drug passed so quickly from the bench through regulatory hurdles to beside. We saw science take center stage in the media as our community rose to the challenge of the pandemic. And, behind the headlines of COVID-19, we watched our colleagues pass major milestones in stem cell research and regenerative medicine.
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    The ISSCR Releases Updated Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation

  • 26 May, 2021
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) today released updated guidelines for stem cell research and its translation to medicine. The update reflects emerging advances including, stem cell-based embryo models, human embryo research, chimeras, organoids, and genome editing.
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  • Christine Mummery

    Let the Countdown Begin

  • 17 May, 2021
  • We are weeks away from the ISSCR 2021 Annual Meeting, and there is much to anticipate in the meantime. There are so many new programs and announcements coming up for our members and the stem cell community in the next two months, I thought I would take this month’s column to highlight a just a few that I am excited about.
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    Remembering Eli Broad

  • 4 May, 2021
  • The ISSCR is saddened to learn of the death of Eli Broad, a philanthropist who greatly influenced the field of stem cell science. Together, Eli and Edythe Broad founded the Broad Foundation and made significant investments in science that underscore the belief that research has the potential to treat devastating diseases and significantly improve human health.
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    Miniaturized Models of Neuron-Muscle Interactions Give Insight in ALS

  • 26 April, 2021
  • A new miniaturized model of NMJ formation, recently published in Stem Cell Reports, will find broad application in studying motor neuron pathology and the discovery of potential therapeutics in ALS.
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    The ISSCR Comments on Public and Stakeholder Consultations for the Revision of the EU BTC Legislation

  • 26 April, 2021
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