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ISSCR Board Authors Commentary in Stem Cell Reports Responding to Flawed Study on Female Mentors and Mentees in Science

  • 12 January, 2021
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The ISSCR Board of Directors collaborated on a commentary published in Stem Cell Reports today titled, Mentorship in Science: Response to AlShebli et al., Nature Communications 2020. While the controversial paper, originally published in November 2020, was retracted on 21 December 2020, the message remains an important statement from the society and reinforces ISSCR's commitment to creating meaningful opportunities for women at all levels in their careers to thrive and succeed in stem cell science.

Read the Commentary.