• 23 September, 2008
  • Sally Temple, an International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Board Member was one of 25 individuals honored by the 2008 MacArthur Foundation’s Fellows program. Temple, scientific director of the New York Neural Stem Cell Institute, has served on the ISSCR board for two years and has been a member of the society since 2004.
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  • 22 September, 2008
  • The ISSCR joined with other leading scientists today to issue an open letter to reiterate the urgent need for U.S. support for all types of stem cell research. The Society is the world’s preeminent professional organization of stem cell researchers.
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  • 16 June, 2008
  • At the sixth annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, a task force of leaders in the field announced a draft set of guidelines to ensure that rigorous best practices are applied to the clinical translation of stem cell research from the laboratory to human subjects.
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  • ISSCR Marks First Annual Global Forum

  • 24 March, 2008
  • The ISSCR today holds its inaugural Global Forum, bringing together the newly established ISSCR Global Advisory Council with members of the ISSCR leadership and other outside experts to survey the current state of stem cell science, to evaluate the opportunities and challenges facing the field and to develop strategic directions for the ISSCR.
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  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research Chooses Site for First Annual Meeting in Europe

  • 17 March, 2008
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research, together with co-sponsors the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona (CMRB), announce the 7th ISSCR Annual Meeting will take place at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain, July 8-11, 2009.
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  • Leading International Stem Cell Society to Hold First-Ever Global Forum

  • 11 March, 2008
  • The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) invites you to attend the ISSCR Global Forum Press Conference, held from noon – 1 p.m. March 19, 2008, at the Ritz Carlton at Half Moon Bay in California. More than 30 of the foremost scientists, business leaders, governmental and industry officials are gathering examine the current state of stem cell research around the world.
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  • New Advances in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

  • 20 November, 2007
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    Today, new studies by two research groups were published in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals, Cell and Science, demonstrating for the first time that human skin cells can be transformed into embryonic stem cell-like cells.
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  • ISSCR jointly presents 2007 Shanghai International Symposium on Stem Cell Research

  • 14 August, 2007
  • More than 300 scientists gathered in Shanghai today for the opening of the 2007 Shanghai International Symposium on Stem Cell Research, jointly organized by the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), and the Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIBS/CAS) and other research institutes in China.
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  • High School Students Shadow Leading Stem Cell Researchers

  • 14 June, 2007
  • Local students from Cairns State High School CSHS will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the high-level discussions and presentations at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 5 th Annual Meeting.
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  • ISSCR Leads International Effort for Uniform Ethical Standards in Stem Cell Research

  • 1 February, 2007
  • ISSCR released its Guidelines for the Conduct of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, calling for special scrutiny of human embryonic stem cell research and specify rigorous ethical standards for scientists working with human embryonic stem cells, and seeking to promote responsible, transparent and uniform practices worldwide.
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