400 abstracts were submitted showcasing the state of the art across the field of CGT translation. Thank you to all those who presented their work at ISCT 2022 and congratulations to the ISCT 2022 Abstract Award Winners.

ISCT Top Scoring Abstract Award - Sponsored by ISCT

Ryang Lee, PhD
Texas A&M College of Medicine; CellCue LLC, United States

"TWIST1 and TSG6 as Potency Biomarkers of Human MSCs in Pre-clinical Disease Models"

ISCT Best Poster Award - Sponsored by BioCanRx 

Kajal Chaudry, PhD
Children's National Medical Center, United States

"B7H3-CAR NK cells and DNR co-transduced NK shows maintain their potency against TGF-B mediated immune suppression"

ISCT Early Stage Professionals Awards - Sponsored by ISCT

Hannah Song, PhD
National Institutes of Health, United States

"CAR-T cell expansion platforms yield distinct phenotypic and transcriptional profiles"

Claudia Manriquez Roman, MSC
Mayo Clinic, United States

"TNFR2 as a target to improve CD19-directed CART cell fitness and antitumor activity in large B cell lymphoma"

Shruthi Pandi Chelvam, BE
Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore

"Anomaly Detection for Microbial Contamination in Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Culture"

ISCT Technologist Awards - Sponsored by ISCT

Anastasia Papadopoulou, PhD
George Papanikolaou Hospital, Greece

"Safety and Efficacy of SARS-CoV-2-Specific T Cells as Adoptive Immunotherapy for High-Risk COVID-19 Patients: a Phase I/II, Randomized Clinical Trial"

Mercy Gohil, BSc
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, United State

"A Supply Chain Crisis Story: Culture Bag Shortage Enforced Validation of an Alternative Expansion System for CAR T Cells"

Christian Tebid Tebid, PhD(c)
Centre de recherche l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (CR-HMR), Université de Montréal, Canada

"Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Secretome-Induced Trabecular Meshwork Regeneration for Glaucoma Therapy"

ISCT Top Scoring Emerging Economies Abstract Award - Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Pawan Gupta, MBBS, MD, DNB, PhD
Stempeutics Research, India

"Allogeneic, Off the Shelf, Pooled, BM-MSCs (STEMPEUCEL®) - A Potential Break Through Therapy for Grade II & III Osteoarthritis Knee"

ISCT Top Scoring Stem Cell Engineering Abstract Award - Sponsored by ISCT Stem Cell Engineering Committee

Li Xu, MSc
Duke University, United States

"Human Umbilical Cord Blood Derived Cell Therapy Product, DUOC-01, Promotes Remyelination by Driving the Differentiation of OPC"

ISCT Top Scoring ANZ Region ESP Abstract Award - Sponsored by ISCT Australia and New Zealand Regional Executive Committee

Paulo Martins, PhD
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

"Ephrin receptor A3–targeted CAR T cell immunotherapy for glioblastoma"
ISCT Best Elevator Pitch Abstract Award - Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Andrea Vervoort, BASc
Virica Biotech Inc., Canada

"Bioprocess Modelling of Viral Sensitizer(TM) Mediated Yield Enhancement on Upstream Viral Vector Production"

ISCT Top Scoring SCA Region Abstract Award - Sponsored by ISCT South and Central America Regional Executive Committee

Daniela Bueno,Daniela Bueno, DDS, PhD

"Bone Tissue Engineering for Cleft Lip and Palate Patients: A Multicenter Clinical Trial"
ISCT ESP Rookie of the Year Award - Sponsored by Cytotherapy

Hugo Sugier, MSc
Aenitis Technologies; INSERM UMR-MD 1197, France

"Characterization of the Acoustic Contrast Factor: a New Approach for a Label-Free Separation of the Stromal Vascular Fraction"

ISCT Top Scoring Canadian Abstract Award - Sponsored by Stem Cell Network

JonDavid De Jong, PhD
Virica Biotech Inc., Canada

"Overcoming Barriers in Viral Vector Manufacturing: Small Molecule Targeting of Antiviral Defences"