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About ISHAS and Our Mission

Our Mission

The International Society for Hyaluronan Sciences is organized and shall at all times be operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes in order to conduct the following activities, but only to the extent consistent with the other provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation and with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986:

  • To advance knowledge on the structure, function and therapeutic application of hyaluronan and its role in the structure and function of the extracellular matrix and cells;
  • to support scientific research on the hyaluronan molecule encompassing all 3 branches of medical sciences: basic, clinical and applied;
  • to initiate, organize and administer meetings for scientific communication and cooperation on national, regional and international levels;
  • to participate in organizing conferences, or organizing meetings, symposia and lectures that advance the objectives of the Society;
  • to arrange for publication of scientific and other reports and other printed material for the dissemination of knowledge in its field of interest and make these available for the public;
  • to arrange for cooperation between various individuals, groups and organizations to further the advancement of its fields of interest;
  • to seek cooperation with other national and international organizations having similar objectives;
  • to seek financial aid and support from individuals, organizations, corporations, national and international governments and governmental agencies and other organizations interested in the Society’s objectives and the support of its goals.

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