Skokie, IL -In response to escalating concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the ISSCR is transforming its in-person annual meeting on 24-27 June, 2020 to a virtual event, ISSCR 2020 Virtual.
"The Society remains committed to creating exceptional opportunities to share, discuss, and present new science in the stem cell field," said Deepak Srivastava, ISSCR President. Transforming the in-person meeting to a virtual platform allows our field to share new discoveries and engage in vital conversations that will advance our field and fulfills the mission of the Society."
More specifics will be shared in the coming weeks on the ISSCR website. Throughout these challenging circumstances, the ISSCR has appreciated the support, understanding, and patience of the global stem cell community as we navigate these unprecedented times.
With nearly 4,000 members from more than 60 countries, the International Society for Stem Cell Research is the preeminent global, cross-disciplinary, science-based organization dedicated to stem cell research and its translation to the clinic. The ISSCR mission is to promote excellence in stem cell science and applications to human health. Additional information about stem cell science is available at A Closer Look at Stem Cells, an initiative of the Society to inform the public about stem cell research and its potential to improve human health.