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.
To view the Award selection criteria and nominate an outstanding individual, click here.
The Young Investigator Awards are presented to three outstanding scholars at the ISCT Annual Meeting. The merit-based Award is given to the primary author of each of three highest scoring abstracts submitted by Early Stage Professionals. Supported by our Industry Members, the Award provides a $1000 stipend to attend the Annual Meeting.
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.
2018: Sabiha Hacibekiroglu, PhD, Miriel Ho, PhD, Claudia Raggi, MD, PhD
2017: Luca Urbani, PhD, Anke Fuchs, PhD, Shabnum Patel, BSc
2016: Patrick Hanley, PhD, Karin Wisskirchen, PhD, Shipin Zhang, MSc
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, PhD
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 three technologists at the ISCT Annual Meetings. The merit-based Award is given to the primary author of each of the three highest scoring abstracts submitted by Technologists. Supported by our Industry Members, the Award provides a $1000 stipend to attend the Annual Meeting.
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.
2018: Holly Anderson, BSc, Alexander Johnston, PhD, Kyung-Phil Kim, BSc
2017: Shiva Akbarzadeh, PhD, Heba Samaha, MS, Nicholas Gaddum, PhD
2016: Savatey Hak, Pappanaicken Kumar, PhD, Phuc Pham, PhD
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, BSc, Ilaria Decimo, PhD, Janice Fogarty, MSc
2011: Cornelis A.M. van Bergen, PhD
2010: Amy Putnam, BSc
One Best Oral Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1,500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.
One Best Poster Abstract Award will be selected and awarded a prize of $1,500 USD at each ISCT Annual Meeting.