• 24 March, 2008

    ISSCR Marks First Annual Global Forum

    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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      • 17 March, 2008

    The International Society for Stem Cell Research Chooses Site for First Annual Meeting in Europe

    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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      • 11 March, 2008

    Leading International Stem Cell Society to Hold First-Ever Global Forum

    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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      • 7 March, 2008

    Letter to German Government supporting changes to the Stem Cell Act, 2002

    As representatives of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), we urge you to accept the recent recommendations of the German Research Foundation (DFG) regarding revisions to the 2002 Stem Cell Act.
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      • 8 February, 2008

    ISSCR-Affiliated Journal Earns “Best New Journal” Award

    Cell Stem Cell, the official affiliated journal of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), was awarded the honor of “2007 Best New Journal - Science, Technology & Medicine” by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division (PSP) of the Association of American Publishers during the PSP Annual Conference yesterday in Washington, DC.
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      • 29 January, 2008

    ISSCR Statement on the Stem Cell Initiatives Announced in President Bush’s State of the Union Address

    In his State of the Union address, President Bush acknowledged the landmark achievement of stem cell scientists who have demonstrated for the first time that human skin cells can be converted into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), which behave like embryonic stem cells. The ISSCR applauds the President’s direction to Federal agencies to provide additional funding for this important research.
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      • 20 November, 2007

    New Advances in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

    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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      • 14 August, 2007

    ISSCR jointly presents 2007 Shanghai International Symposium on Stem Cell Research

    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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      • 14 June, 2007

    High School Students Shadow Leading Stem Cell Researchers

    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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      • 1 February, 2007

    ISSCR Leads International Effort for Uniform Ethical Standards in Stem Cell Research

    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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