Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Director of the Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, has been elected the new vice president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). Dr. Morrison will serve as vice president for the 2013-2014 term beginning in June, after which he will become president-elect for the 2014-2015 term and then president of ISSCR for the 2015-2016 term. ISSCR is an independent, nonprofit organization with more than 3,500 members worldwide. It was established in 2002 to promote and foster the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas relating to stem cell research.
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