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  • 16 April, 2021
  • The scientific community appreciates that the Biden Administration is lifting the arbitrary restrictions on promising biomedical research using human fetal tissue. Fetal tissue is a crucial research tool that has contributed to numerous scientific advances and saved millions of lives. It was critical for the development of vaccines for polio, rubella, measles, chickenpox, and rabies. It remains essential for creating models of the human immune system for studying viral infections from HIV, Zika, coronavirus, and other viruses.
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  • Christine Mummery
  • 13 April, 2021
  • For 16 years, Nancy Witty has guided the ISSCR to its present prominence as the leading scientific society for stem cell research. Her leadership has enabled our international community to establish a strong foothold in promoting stem cell science, education, and global public policy initiatives that support the field. Nancy will retire in June from her amazing career as ISSCR’s Chief Executive Officer.
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  • The Stem Cell Report with Martin Pera
  • 13 April, 2021
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) unveils a new podcast today in connection with the Society’s open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal, Stem Cell Reports. The Stem Cell Report with Martin Pera goes “beyond the paper” with authors to draw new insights and explore the questions and creativity that propel new breakthroughs.
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  • Nancy Witty
  • 12 April, 2021
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) announced today that Nancy Witty will retire as Chief Executive Officer effective 30 June 2021. Keith Alm, current ISSCR Chief Operating Officer will succeed her.
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    The ISSCR Will Release Updated Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation in May

  • 16 March, 2021
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    The ISSCR Announces Election of New Officers and Members of the Board of Directors

  • 15 March, 2021
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    First Lab-Grown Mini-Thyroids Use Patients’ Own Tissue

  • 15 March, 2021
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  • ISSCR Digital

    The ISSCR Launches New Digital Scientific Series on Computational Stem Cell Biology

  • 12 March, 2021
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    The ISSCR Urges HHS to Rescind the Proposed Rule on Human Fetal Tissue Research

  • 12 February, 2021
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    Retinal Cell Transplant Clears Experimental Hurdle Toward Treating Blindness

  • 9 February, 2021
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  • ISSCR 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

    Registration Is Open for ISSCR 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting 21-26 June

  • 8 February, 2021
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    ISSCR Launches Stem Cells and Global Sustainability Scientific Meeting Series

  • 3 February, 2021
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  • 2021 ISSCR Award Recipients

    The ISSCR Announces 2021 Award Recipients

  • 26 January, 2021
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  • Valentina Greco

    Valentina Greco Receives the 2021 ISSCR Momentum Award

  • 26 January, 2021
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  • Madeline Lancaster

    Madeline Lancaster Receives the 2021 Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator

  • 26 January, 2021
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  • Robin Lovell-Badge

    Robin Lovell-Badge Receives the 2021 ISSCR Public Service Award

  • 26 January, 2021
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  • Stuart H. Orkin

    Stuart H. Orkin Receives the 2021 ISSCR Tobias Lecture Award

  • 26 January, 2021
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  • Janet Rossant

    Janet Rossant Receives the 2021 ISSCR Achievement Award

  • 26 January, 2021
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    The ISSCR’s VISION2030 Gathers Global Leaders in Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine to Chart the Next Decade of Breakthroughs

  • 6 January, 2021
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    Leaders in Stem Cell Research Chart the Next Decade of Breakthroughs at ISSCR’s VISION2030

  • 22 December, 2020
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