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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.