The 6th International Cell Immunotherapy Conference organized by the Paoli Calmettes Institute took place on November 12th and 13rd 2021 at Palais du Pharo in Marseille. The Christian Cailliot Award is intended to support research projects on the treatment and care of patients transplanted with hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and it was awarded for the first time at the conference.

The 2021 Christian Calliot Award has been awarded to two very innovative projects:

• Dr Florent Malard (Paris) on faecal microbiota transplantation and allogeneic CSH transplantation
• Dr Raynier Devillier (Marseille) on allogeneic CSH transplantation in elderly patients

Organizers of the symposium and scientific council of the award Prs Didier Blaise (Institut Paoli Calmettes Unicancer) and Mohamad Mohty (CHU Saint Antoine AP-HP), as well as Bernard Deschamps, founder of Laboratoires CTRS have noted that the Award honors the memory of Christian Cailliot and continues his constant commitment to support innovation, patients and their access to innovation