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Young Investigator Award



To foster advancements in the field of stem cell research and regenerative medicine, the Editors of the Sister Journals proudly present an annual STEM CELLS Young Investigator Award and STEM CELLS Translational Medicine Young Investigator Award.

Each award honors a promising researcher who is the principal author of an article published in one of the Sister Journals. The articles are judged by the respective Editorial Boards as having the most impact and pushing the boundaries of novel and insightful research. Both awards carry a prize of $10,000 USD.


2016 Young Investigator Award Winners

Gunes Uzer, PhD
Boise State University

Informing the Interplay Between Nuclear Function and Structure Drives the Career of the STEM CELLS 2016 Young Investigator Award Winner
Full Interview

Watch Dr. Gunes Uzer’s presentation at the 2016 World Stem Cell Summit:

Cell Mechanosensitivity is Enabled by the LINC Nuclear Complex

Thorsten R. Döppner, MD, MSc
University of Göttingen

Meeting "The Right Person at the Right Time" Sets Researcher on Award-Winning Career
Full Interview

Watch Dr. Thorsten R. Döppner's presentation at the 2016 World Stem Cell Summit:

Adjuvant (Experimental) Stroke Treatment - Do We Need Stem Cells at All?