Mark your calendar:  HA2023 June 4th-8th, 2023 at the Hilton in Portland, Oregon, USA

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 The 2023 meeting of the International Society for Hyaluronan Sciences (ISHAS) will be held in downtown Portland, Oregon from June 4 to June 8. This will be our first in-person meeting since 2019!

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We are committed to building an inclusive international community. To that end, ISHAS is pleased to waive our membership fee for individuals who are citizens of countries outside of OECD or China.

ISHAS Board Members 2022-2023


  • President: Anthony Day
  • President-Elect: Melanie Simpson*
  • Secretary: Timothy Bowen*
  • Treasurer: Melanie Simpson
  • Divisional VP, Applied Sciences: Glenn Prestwich
  • Divisional VP, Basic Sciences: Ralf Richter
  • Divisional VP, Clinical Sciences: Paul Bollyky
  • Temporary Officer: Stavros Garantziotis


  • Maria Grandoch*
  • Soma Meran
  • Nadine Nagy
  • Aaron Petrey*
  • Barbara Triggs-Raine
  • Hideto Watanabe*

*Joined Board in 2022 following results of 2021 election

We would like to thank the outgoing Board members Anna Plaas, Eva Turley and Davide Vigetti for their service to ISHAS.


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