2020 ISCT Elections Results
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2020 ISCT ELECTION RESULTS

Congratulations to our Newly Elected/Re-Elected Leaders

ISCT has concluded its 2020 elections and would like to thank all of our candidates 
as well as our members for their participation. 

We extend warm congratulations to the 16 newly-elected/re-elected leaders and look forward 
to the start of their terms following the ISCT 2020 Annual Meeting.


 

Board of Directors

 President-Elect


Jacques Galipeau, MD
Associate Dean for Therapeutics Development
University of Wisconsin in Madison
United States

 

 Global Treasurer


Emily Hopewell, PhD
Director of Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing / Assistant Professor
Indiana University
United States

 

 Elected Member PhD

Sowmya Viswanathan, PhD
Scientist and Assistant Professor
University Health Network and University of Toronto
Canada

 

 Elected Member Technologist


Vicki Antonenas, BSc, MSc
BMT Laboratory Director
Sydney Cellular Therapies Laboratory, Westmead Hospital
Australia

 

Regional Committees

 

 ASIA

 Regional Treasurer


Kunihiko Suzuki, MBA
Vice President, Member of the Board
MEDINET Co., Ltd.
Japan

 

 Regional Secretary


Shin Kawamata, MD, PhD
Director, Research & Development Center for Cell Therapy
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Japan

 

Australia and New Zealand

 Regional VP-Elect


Zlatibor Velickovic, PhD
Production Manager
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Sydney, Australia
 

 

 Regional Treasurer


Cheryl Hutchins, PhD
Laboratory Director
Cellular Therapy Laboratory, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
Australia

 

Regional Secretary


Guy Klamer, PhD
Director
Sydney Cord Blood Bank, Sydney Children's Hospital
Australia

 

 

Europe & Middle East

 Regional Treasurer


Joaquim Vives, PhD
Head of Production of MTAs
Banc de Sang I Teixits
Spain

 

Regional Secretary


Jaap Jan Zwaginga, MD, PhD
Professor, Hematologist, Transfusion Specialist
Leiden University Medical Center, Dept. Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion
Netherlands

 

North America

 Regional VP-Elect


Patrick Hanley, PhD
Director, Cellular Therapy Laboratory
Children's National Hospital & The George Washington University
United States

 

 Regional Treasurer

Charles Mooney, MBA, MS, MT(ASCP), SBB
Vice President
Bio-Development and Quality Management Oklahoma Blood Institute
United States

 

Regional Secretary


Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD
Asst. Professor, Asst. Medical Director
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
United States

 

South & Central America

 Regional Treasurer


Hector Mayani, PhD
Head, Oncology Research Unit
Mexican Institute of Social Security
Mexico

 

Regional Secretary


Andres Bernardo Caicedo Paliz, PhD
Professor and Researcher, Leader
Biomedical Discovery Team Universidad San Francisco de Quito, USFQ 
Ecuador

 

 

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