ISCT Australia & New Zealand Regional Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Subcommittee

ISCT Australia & New Zealand Regional Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Subcommittee


The ANZ Regional Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Committee is a sub-committee of the ISCT Australia & New Zealand Regional Executive Committee


  • The ISCT ANZ Regional ESP Subcommittee will work closely with the ANZ Regional  Executive Committee and the global ESP Committee to serve the regional ESP membership, and ultimately contributes to the Society's overarching mission to drive clinical translation of cell and gene therapies worldwide. 


  • Provide mentoring opportunities for ISCT ESPs and increased interactions between ESPs and regional leadership 
  • Increase ESP membership across all regions
  • Support and work closely with the Regional Executive Committees on region specific initiatives
  • Build ISCT community and engagement in each region
  • Increase abstract and manuscript submissions from ESPs
  • Provide resources, career guidance, and support for ESPs to help ensure their success

    The 2023 Committee

    Headshot of Madison Paton


    Madison Paton, BSc (Hons), PhD

    Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute
    Melbourne, Australia

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    Jessica Sue, BSc, MHSM

    Sydney Cord Blood Bank
    Sydney, Australia

    Ashleigh Henderson, BSc, MSc
    Royal Brisbane & Woman's Hospital
    Herston, Australia

    Leon Brownrigg, BSc, GDipSc, MMedSc, GDipEd
    Cell and Tissue Therapies WA (CTTWA), Royal Perth Hospital
    Perth, Australia

    Paulo Martins, MSc, PhD
    Tumour Immunology Laboratory at QIMRB
    Brisbane, Australia

    Gaurav Sutrave, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA
    The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
    Westmead, Australia

    Alicia Didsbury, PhD
    The University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zealand