ISCBI Publications


Below is a list of publications from ISCBI and also selected publications from ISCBI Members. 

Chen Y, Sakurai K, Maeda S, Masui T, Okano H, Dewender J, Seltmann S, Kurtz A, Masuya H, Nakamura Y, Sheldon M, Schneider J, Stacey GN, Panina Y, Fujibuchi W (2021) Integrated Collection of Stem Cell Bank Data, a Data Portal for Standardized Stem Cell Information, Stem Cell Reports, 16 (4); 997-1005,

Glyn N Stacey, Lyn Healy (2021) The International Stem Cell Banking Initiative (ISCBI). Stem Cell Research, 53, 102265, ISSN 1873-5061, (

Pluripotent stem cell banking for research and specialist applications (2021). Eds. Andreas Kurtz A, Stacey G, Healy L & Namorado J. Stem Cell Research VSI Virtual Book, Elsevier, 2021.

Kim JH, Alderton A, Crook JM, Benvenisty N, Brandsten C, Firpo M, Harrison PW, Kawamata S, Kawase E, Kurtz A, Loring JF, Ludwig T, Man J, Mountford JC, Turner ML, Oh S, da Veiga Pereira L, Pranke P, Sheldon M, Steeg R, Sullivan S, Yaffe M, Zhou Q, Stacey GN (2019) A Report from a Workshop of the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative, Held in Collaboration of Global Alliance for iPSC Therapies and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston, 2017. Stem cells.

Kim J-H, Kurtz A, Yuan B-Z, Zeng F, Lomax G, Loring JF, HYEON JU JI, Clarke L, Inamdar MS, Pera M. Firpo MT, Sheldon M, Rahman N, O’Shea O, Pranke P, Zhou Q, Isasi R, Rungsiwiwut R, Kawamata S, Oh S, Ludwig T, Masui T, Novak TJ, Takahashi T, Fujibutchi W, Koo,SK, Stacey GN, (2017) Report of the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative Workshop Activity: Current Hurdles and Progress in Seed-Stock Banking of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. SCTM, 6; 1956-1962.

Crook JM, Stacey GN. Setting quality standards for stem cell banking, research and translation: The international stem cell banking initiative (Chapter 1). Ed D Ilic. Springer International Publishing AQ8 AG, 2017:3–9.

Andrews PW, Baker D, Benvinisty N, Miranda B, Bruce K, Brüstle O, Choi M, Choi YM, Crook JM, De Sousa PA, Dvorak P, Freund C, Firpo M, Furue MK, Gokhale P, Ha HY, Han E, Haupt S, Healy L, Hei DJ, Hovatta O, Hunt C, Hwang SM, Inamdar MS, Isasi RM, Jaconi M, Jekerle V, Kamthorn P, Kibbey MC, Knezevic I, Knowles BB, Koo SK, Laabi Y, Leopoldo L, Liu P, Lomax GP, Loring JF, Ludwig TE, Montgomery K, Mummery C, Nagy A, Nakamura Y, Nakatsuji N, Oh S, Oh SK, Otonkoski T, Pera M, Peschanski M, Pranke P, Rajala KM, Rao M, Ruttachuk R, Reubinoff B, Ricco L, Rooke H, Sipp D, Stacey GN, Suemori H, Takahashi TA, Takada K, Talib S, Tannenbaum S, Yuan BZ, Zeng F, Zhou Q. (2015) Points to consider in the development of seed stocks of pluripotent stem cells for clinical applications. Regenerative Medicine. 10 (02s) DOI:

Bredenoord AL, Mostert M, Isasi R, Knoppers BM. Data sharing in stem cell translational science: policy statement by the International Stem Cell Forum Ethics Working Party. Regen Med. 2015;10(7):857-61. doi: 10.2217/rme.15.42. Epub 2015 Oct 27. PMID: 26506014.

Isasi R, Andrews PW, Baltz JM, Bredenoord AL, Burton P, Chiu IM, Hull SC, Jung JW, Kurtz A, Lomax G, Ludwig T, McDonald M, Morris C, Ng HH, Rooke H, Sharma A, Stacey GN, Williams C, Zeng F, Knoppers BM. Identifiability and privacy in pluripotent stem cell research. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Apr 3;14(4):427-30. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2014.03.014. PMID: 24702994; PMCID: PMC4815907.

Stacey, G, Crook, JR, Hei, D, Ludwig, T, (2013) Banking iPSC lines: Lessons learnt from ES cells? Cell Stem Cell, 13: 385-388. DOI: 

Knoppers BM, Isasi R, Benvenisty N, Kim OJ, Lomax G, Morris C, Murray TH, Lee EH, Perry M, Richardson G, Sipp D, Tanner K, Wahlström J, de Wert G, Zeng F. Publishing SNP genotypes of human embryonic stem cell lines: policy statement of the International Stem Cell Forum Ethics Working Party. Stem Cell Rev Rep. 2011 Sep;7(3):482-4. doi: 10.1007/s12015-010-9226-2. PMID: 21279481; PMCID: PMC3137773.

Crook JM, Hei D, Stacey GN (2010) The International Stem Cell Banking Initiative (ISCBI): raising standards to bank on. n Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Animal

Andrews, P.W., Arias-Diaz, J., Auerbach, J., Alvarez, M., Ahrlund-Richter, L., Baker, D., Benvenisty, N., Ben-Josef, D., Blin, G., Borghese, L., Borstlap, J., Bruce, K., Brüstle, O., Buckle, R., Camby, C., Choo, A.B., Chen, W., Collins, D., Colman, A., Crombie, C., Crook, J.M., Cypess, R., De Sousa, P., Dhawan, J., Douay, L., Dvorak, P., Dyke, T., Eriksson, L., Firpo, M., Fitzgerald, C., Glover, C., Gokhale, P., Greene, M., Ha, H-Y., Hampl, A., Healy, L., Hei, D., Holm, F., Hovatta, O., Hunt, C., Hwang, S-M., Inamdar, M., Isasi, R., Itskovitz-Eldor, J., Jessie, N., Kim, D-W, Kirzner, R., Kiatpongsan, S., Knowles, B.B., Kuo, H-C., Laughlin, M., Lavon, N., Ludwig, T., Lakov, M., Lee, D-R., Macauley, J., McKay, R., Menasche, P., Menendez, P-M., Michalska, A., Mileikovskaia, M., Minger, S., Mishra, G., Moody, J., Montgomery, K., Morris, C., Mummery, C., Nagy, A., Nakamura, Y., Nakatsuji, N., Nishikawa, S-I, Oh, S., Oh, S-K, Olson, P., Otonkoski, T., M., Patole, M., Park, H-S., Pei, X., Pera, M., Rajala, K., Reubinoff, B., Robins, A., Rooke, H., Rumayor, V., Scotmann, H., Sherlock, J., Simon, C., Sipp, D., Skinner, R., Smith, D., Stacey, G.N., Stefanovic, S., Strehl, R., Taft, R, Takahashi, T., Talib, S., Terstegge, S., Turner, R., Tuuri, T., Yu, J., Zandstra, P., Zapata, A., Zeng, F., Zhou Q.,, Tannenbaum, S. (2009). Consensus guidance for banking and supply of human embryonic stem cell lines for research purposes. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports 5, pp301-314. 

DOI: 10.1007/s12015-009-9085-x

Member Publications

Editorial board – Bell R, Falkner A, Griffith M, Hampson G, Lim R, Master Z, Morrison M, Munsie M, Papantonio I, Rosemann A, Rowley J, Stacey GN, Waldman S, Webster A, Williams DF and Wyles S (2020) The glossary for advanced therapies. Regen Med 15, (8, suppl1), 1-169.

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Lomax GP, Hull SC, Isasi R. The DISCUSS Project: Revised Points to Consider for the Derivation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines From Previously Collected Research Specimens. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2015 Feb;4(2):123-9. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2014-0192. Epub 2015 Jan 5. PMID: 25561681; PMCID: PMC4303360.

Lomax GP, Hull SC, Lowenthal J, Rao M, Isasi R. The DISCUSS Project: induced pluripotent stem cell lines from previously collected research biospecimens and informed consent: points to consider. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Oct;2(10):727-30. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2013-0099. Epub 2013 Aug 29. PMID: 23990574; PMCID: PMC3785257.

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