• Stem Cells and Global Sustainability
  • 22 April, 2021
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) scientific series, Stem Cells and Global Sustainability, is open to the public this week in honor of Earth Day.
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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

    Message from the President: Thank You, Nancy

  • 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

    ISSCR Launches New Podcast, 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

    Nancy Witty to Retire as ISSCR CEO

  • 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 Joins Coalition Letter Supporting NIH Funding

  • 9 March, 2021
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  • Christine Mummery

    Find Your Niche at ISSCR 2021

  • 9 March, 2021
  • This year at ISSCR Virtual 2021, you will see our sessions divided into five themes, designed not only to make the meeting more navigable, but also to help members of our community find fellow scientists, mentors, novel approaches, and new data most relevant to their work.
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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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  • Christine Mummery

    A New Frontier

  • 9 February, 2021
  • We are entering a new frontier of stem cell science and regenerative medicine. With it, comes new technology, insight, and greater biological understanding. So too, comes tough questions and challenges — ethics, regulation, equitable access to name a few.
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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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    Voting Now Open for 2021 ISSCR Board of Directors

  • 3 February, 2021
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  • ISSCR Digital

    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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