ISCT Awards

ISCT is proud to recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the field of Cellular Therapy through the following Awards:

Career Achievement Award
Young Investigator Award
ISCT Technologist Abstract Awards
ISCT Annual Meeting Best Poster
ISCT Annual Meeting Best Abstract Award

 

Career Achievement Award

The Career Achievement Award in Cellular Therapy is awarded to an individual who has made a significant impact during a career devoted to advancing the field of cellular therapy, through a longstanding service in one of the Society's Three Pillars of Value: Academia, Regulatory/Quality Operations, and Commercialization.

Inaugural Recipient (2016): Darwin Prockop, MD, PhD

To view the Award selection criteria and nominate an outstanding individual, click here.

 

Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigator Awards are presented to encourage young investigators to submit abstracts for consideration at the ISCT Annual Meeting. There are three Awards of $1,000 USD presented at each Annual Meeting based on the highest scoring abstracts.

Eligibility Requirements
A young investigator is classified as a student, resident, or fellow who received their PhD in the last 7 years. The recipient must be an ISCT member.

Past Recipients
2015: Mona Elmacken, MD, Lisa Holmes, BSc (Hons), Sharon Lam, PhD
2014: Karin Krebs, PhD, Sofia Lourenco, PhD, Chiara Magnani, PhD, Anastasia Papadopoulou, PhD
2013: Saar Gill, MD, PhD, Patrick Hanley, PhD, Kai Su, PhD, Audrey Varin
2012: Nasser Aghdami, MD, Michelle Kreke, PhD, Jennifer Eileen Adair, PhD
2011: Anastasia Vasileios Papadopoulou, PhD
2010: Shoba Amarnath, PhD

 

ISCT Technologist Abstract Awards

The Technologist Awards are presented to enable technologists to receive funding opportunities to attend ISCT Annual Meetings. There are three Awards of $1,000 USD presented at each Annual Meeting based on the highest scoring abstracts.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility for the Technologist Award requires the presenter to hold a technical designation (e.g. MLS(ASCP) or equivalent). Technologist award recipients are employed in technical laboratory settings. The recipient must be an ISCT member.

Past Recipients
2015: Marco Garcia, MS, MLS(ASCP), Rebekah Knight, BSc, Athena Russell, BSc, MT (AAB)
2014: Edward Samuel, PhD, Karl Stasko, MPH
2013: Elizabeth Scheid, Lisa Kaminskis,
2012: Heather Daley, Ilaria Decimo, PhD, Janice Fogarty
2011: Cornelis A.M. Van Bergen
2010: Amy Putnam

 

ISCT Annual Meeting Best Poster

One Best Oral Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1,500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.

 

ISCT Annual Meeting Best Abstract Award

One Best Poster Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1,500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.

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