• 16 January, 2020

    ISSCR Statement on Ethical Standards for Stem Cell-based Embryo Models

    The ISSCR is updating its Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation to respond to recent scientific advances that include the use of pluripotent stem cell (PSC) to create models of early human embryo development.
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      • 15 January, 2020

    The “I” in the ISSCR

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is just that, an international organization. We work across the globe to promote excellence in stem cell science and applications to human health. The society advances international initiatives including: policy and advocacy, professional standards, building working relationships to stay abreast of emerging areas of interest, and of course educational meetings.
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      • 14 January, 2020

    Susan Solomon Earns the ISSCR Public Service Award

    Susan L. Solomon, JD, chief executive officer and founder of The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute is the recipient of the 2020 International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Public Service Award.
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      • 14 January, 2020

    Margaret A. Goodell Earns Tobias Lecture Award

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) will award the Tobias Lecture Award to Margaret A. (Peggy) Goodell, PhD, Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Director of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.
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      • 14 January, 2020

    Allon M. Klein Receives Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) will award the Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator to Allon M. Klein, PhD, Associate Professor, Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass., U.S.
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      • 14 January, 2020

    Mitinori Saitou Earns the ISSCR Momentum Award

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) present this year’s ISSCR Momentum Award to Mitinori Saitou, MD, Ph.D., Kyoto University, Japan.
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      • 14 January, 2020

    Fred H. Gage Receives the ISSCR Achievement Award

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) will award its inaugural Achievement Award to Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Vi and John Adler Chair for Research on Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disease in Salk’s Laboratory of Genetics, La Jolla, Calif.
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      • 13 January, 2020

    ISSCR Hires New Director of Media and Strategic Communications

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research welcomes Kym Kilbourne as Director of Media and Strategic Communications, leading public affairs, education, member engagement, and media relations programs.
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      • 10 January, 2020

    Voting Now Open for 2020 Board of Directors

    Help to shape the future of your society by voting in the 2020 ISSCR Board of Directors election. Together, we offer a collaborative network and powerful resources to help members achieve personal objectives, foster the success of our field and contribute to the betterment of human health. This is your opportunity to make a difference.
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      • 9 January, 2020

    The ISSCR Hosts Ethics Workshop in China

    The ISSCR and the Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health held a two-day workshop in Guangzhou, China. A small group of scientists and ethicists from around the world met to discuss ethical, scientific, and societal challenges in regenerative medicine.
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      • 10 December, 2019

    ISSCR 2020 Boston: From Cutting Edge Technology to Clinical Trials

    There has been a convergence of technologies around stem cell research that are dramatically increasing our understanding of developmental biology, human disease, and how to regenerate damaged tissue. Cutting edge technological advancements in computational biology, machine learning, single cell sequencing, gene editing, and organoids are being harnessed by stem cell researchers to accelerate their discoveries and move them towards the clinic. These revolutionary advances will be in the spotlight from 24-27 June, 2020, at the largest stem cell meeting in the world— the ISSCR 2020 Annual Meeting in Boston, U.S.
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      • 9 December, 2019

    The ISSCR is Updating its Guidelines

    Stem cell science, its clinical application, and the ethical issues surrounding it have rapidly advanced since the release of the 2016 ISSCR Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation. The latest update will address important scientific, ethical, and regulatory issues, including embryo models, organoids, chimeras, genome editing, and the regulation and economics of cell therapies.
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      • 11 November, 2019

    Activities of the ISSCR: More Than a Meeting

    The ISSCR Annual Meetings are the largest stem cell conferences in the world, known for featuring outstanding science. However, an underrecognized yet equally important aspect of the Society is its initiatives to advance the field. Behind the scenes, 22 Board Members, 15 committees, and other volunteers are working to develop and implement important initiatives and resources that enable, support, and promote excellence in stem cell science and its applications to human health.
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      • 10 October, 2019

    ISSCR Comments on Brazil’s Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Regulation

    The ISSCR submitted comments to Brazil’s health regulatory agency (ANVISA) regarding the proposed regulations for advanced therapy medicinal products that urge national governments to “maintain rigorous review pathways to ensure that stem cell-based products conform to the highest standards of evidence-based medicine.”
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