Archive for September, 2015

State agency forming big stem-cell bank to help find cures

A state agency kicked off one of the world’s largest stem cell banks Monday in an effort to bolster research and develop therapies for some of the most mysterious yet common diseases, from autism to lung disease. The new bank at the Buck Institute in …

Coriell Institute Opens World’s Largest Public Stem Cell Collection

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coriell Institute today announced the availability of the world’s largest human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC) bank, which will enable disease research and drug discovery. Eleven common diseases are represe…

Cellular Dynamics Announces Launch of World’s Largest Public Stem Cell Bank and the Availability of the First 300 iPSC Lines

Kaz Hirao, CDI Chairman and CEO, said, “iPSCs are proving to be powerful tools for disease modeling, drug discovery and the development of cell therapies, capturing human disease and individual genetic variability in ways that are not possible with oth…

Camden research center opens world’s largest public stem cell collection

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research on Tuesday opened what is calling the “world’s largest public stem cell collection,” which was created to support disease research and drug discovery. “This new stem cell collection will allow researchers to …

BioTime Chief Executive Officer Dr. Michael D. West To Be Keynote Speaker At Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress 2015

BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BTX) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. will deliver a keynote presentation at the Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress in Washington, D.C. from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday …

International Stem Cell Corporation to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Global Investment Conference

CARLSBAD, CA–(Marketwired – September 01, 2015) – International Stem Cell Corporation (ISCO) (www.internationalstemcell.com, ISCO or the Company), a California-based biotechnology company developing novel stem cell based therapies and biomedical produ…