Award Showcase

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Award Showcase
Top Scoring Abstract AwardEarly Stage Professional AwardEarly Stage Professional AwardEarly Stage Professional AwardESP Rookie of the YearTop Scoring Canadian Abstract AwardTop Scoring Emerging Economies Abstract AwardBest Poster AwardElevator Pitch Abstract AwardTechnologist AwardTechnologist AwardTechnologist AwardOrthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Abstract AwardOrthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Abstract Award2021 Career Achievement Award in Cell & Gene Therapy2021 Le Prix Luc Sensebé Innovation Award2021 Darwin J. Prockop Mentoring Award

Top Scoring Abstract Award

Cristina Ferreras, PhD
Hospital La Paz Institute for Health Research
Spain

A Phase I/II Dose Escalation Single Center Study to Evaluate the Safety of Infusion of Memory T Cells as Adoptive Therapy in CORONAVIRUS Pneumonia and/or Lymphopenia (Release)

Award Sponsored by BioCanRX

Early Stage Professional Award

Tom Wyrobnik, PhD
University College London
Germany

Engineering Characterization of A Novel Impeller for Use in Stirred-tank Bioreactors

Award Sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Early Stage Professional Award

Sabiha Hacibekioglu, MD
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Canada

Engineered Safe and Immune-tolerant 'Designer' RPE Cells Towards The Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration

Award Sponsored by BioCanRX

Early Stage Professional Award

Vanessa Fabrizio, MD, MS
Duke University
United States

Fludarabine-Exposure Predicts Disease Control Following CD19-specific CAR T cell (tisagenleucel): A report from Pediatric Real-World CAR Consortium

Award Sponsored by ISCT

ESP Rookie of the Year

Ibrahim Muhsen, MD
Department of Medicine, Houston Methodist
United States

Long Term Follow Up of Subsequent Malignancies in Patients Treated with Genetically Modified Immune Effectors

Award Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Top Scoring Canadian Abstract Award

Duncan Stewart, MD
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Canada

Results of the Cellular Immuno-Therapy for COVID-19 Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (CIRCA-19) Phase I Trial

Award Sponsored by Stem Cell Network Canada

Top Scoring Emerging Economies Abstract Award

Martha Arango-Rodriguez, MD
FOSCAL
Colombia

Security and Efficacy of Intradermal Injection of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derivatives on Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Award Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Best Poster Award

Perenlei Enkhbaatar
University of Texas Medical Branch
United States

Novel Induced-Mesenchymal Stem Cells (i-MSCs) Attenuate Severity of ARDS in Septic Sheep

Award Sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Elevator Pitch Abstract Award

Andres Caicedo, PhD
Universidad San Francisco De Quito, USFQ
Ecuador

Testing the Best Mitochondrial Source for Therapy: Mitochondrial Xenotransfer from Mice MSCs and not From Mice Muscle Tissue Induces Proliferation of Human Skin Fibroblasts 

Award Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Technologist Award

Michelle Cox, MSc
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
United States

GM-CSF Disruption in CAR T Cells Ameliorates CAR T Cell Activation and Reduces Activation-induced Cell Death

Award Sponsored by ISCT

Technologist Award

Mercy Gohil, B.Sc
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Unied States

Large-scale manufacture of CAR T cells engineered with augmented proliferative capacity and function via  3 day process

Award Sponsored by ISCT

Technologist Award

Bin Zhang, PhD
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Singapore

Topical Application of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes Alleviates the Imiquimod Induced Psoriasis-Like Inflammation

Award Sponsored by ISCT

Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Abstract Award

Razieh Rabani, PhD
Schroeder Arthritis Institute; Krembil Research Institute
Canada

MicroRNA Signature Of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Contributes t oTheir Therapeutic Efficacy in the Context of Osteoarthritis

Award Sponsored by ISCT Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee

Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Abstract Award

Shang Jiunn Chuah, MSc
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-derived Small Extracellular Vesicles Promote Angio-osteogenesis and Modulate Macrophage Polarization to Enhance Bone Regeneration

Award Sponsored by ISCT Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee

2021 Career Achievement Award in Cell & Gene Therapy

2021 Le Prix Luc Sensebé Innovation Award

2021 Darwin J. Prockop Mentoring Award