Young Investigator Committee

To encourage the active engagement of trainee members and facilitate interactions between trainees and established members to advance research and activities in the field of cardiomocytes, neural cells, stem cells, adipocytes, hepatocytes, islets, deandritic cells, and all cellular development research.
  1. Foster a forum for young investigators and faculty to interact and provide opportunities for professional development.

  2. Promote young investigators' ideas of research trends and questioning of new technologies and innovation of our research agenda.

  3. Formulate scientific and social programs for the Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society congresses.

  4. Introduce and sponsor activities that facilitate young investigators and established members in energized collaborative activities.
    1. Introduce a program for a Young Investigator session during the Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society's next Congress.

    2. Build a database of resources for grants, scholarships, courses and training opportunities for trainees in the field.

    3. Collaborate with the Cell Transplant's Meeting Steering Committee to arrange a Young Investigator networking reception social event at the next Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society Congress.

    4. Help develop criteria for Young Investigator awards with at least one or two youth representatives on the Selection Committee.

    5. Nominate one or more Youth Representatives to serve on fundraising activities of the Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society to include their support and initiative.
      Young Investigator Committee Members 2021-2023
      • Amish Asthana
        Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
      • Joanna Cwykiel
        Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
      • Jérôme Duisit
        Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, Catholic University of Louvin, Belgium
      • Andrea Peloso
        Hopitaux Universitaires de Genève
      • Giuseppe Pettinato
        Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
        Harvard Medical School, USA
      • Xi (Charlie) Ren
        Carnegie Mellon University, USA
      • Chika Takano
        Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan
      • Melinda Yorgun
        University of Leipzig Medical Center, Germany

      If you are interested in joining the Young Investigator Committee, please email for more information.



      Staff Directory
      +1-514-874-1717, X : 216


      Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society
      International Headquarters
      505 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
      Suite 1401
      Montréal, QC, H2Z 1Y7