NYSCF’s Junior Leadership Council (JLC) is a group of dedicated young professionals and emerging leaders committed to NYSCF’s mission of advancing cures for the major diseases of our time through stem cell research.


NYSCF pushes the boundaries of medical research to develop revolutionary technologies and approaches all with a singular focus of finding better, faster, and more affordable treatments and cures, which will help millions of patients facing chronic and degenerative diseases worldwide. NYSCF accelerates research in the following areas:

Alzheimer’s disease
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Bone and muscle regeneration
Drug Discovery
Eye disease
Heart disease
Mental heath disorders
Mitochondrial disease
Multiple sclerosis
Parkinson’s disease


  • Interact directly with scientists on the front lines of stem cell research
  • Be the first to learn about scientific breakthroughs
  • Network with like-minded young professionals
  • Attend NYSCF and Junior Leadership Council events (Annual cocktail reception, NYSCF Annual Gala & Science Fair, happy hour events, NYSCF seminar series) 
  • Listing on Junior Leadership Council page on the NYSCF website
  • Make a meaningful impact in the field of stem cell research


Become a member of NYSCF's Junior Leadership Council with a monthly gift of $25 to help ensure NYSCF has the flexibility to pursue cutting-edge research in this rapidly developing field.


Meet the Members:


Past Events:

View the Junior Leadership Council's Photo Gallery to see our past events. 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

If you would like to find out more about sponsorship and branding opportunities with the Junior Leadership Council, please contact Sonya Ziolkowski at SZiolkowski@nyscf.org

More Information:

To learn more about NYSCF’s Junior Leadership Council, click here to download the brochure. If you have any questions or want to join the Junior Leadership Council, email JuniorLeadership@nyscf.org or call (212) 365-7433. 

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