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ISCT Awards

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
 

Technologist Award

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 

 

Career Achievement Award in Cellular Therapy 

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 

Best Oral Abstract Award

One Best Oral Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.

Best Poster Abstract Award

One Best Poster Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.