News

  • Nov 2016

    Coriell Institute Houses New Allen Cell Collection Human Stem Cells

    The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells that target key cellular structures with unprecedented clarity. Distributed through the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, these powerful tools are a crucial first step toward visualizing the dynamic organization of cells to better understand what makes human cells healthy and what goes wrong in disease.

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  • Oct 2016

    Coriell to Provide Influential Genetic Reference Materials

    In an effort to refine their Reference Material initiative, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will now offer samples from two family trios hosted in the Personal Genome Project Collection at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research. These samples have been widely studied in order to characterize the more difficult regions of the genome, as well as more difficult types of variants, like structural variants.

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  • Sep 2016

    Coriell Institute Wins NIH Award

    Coriell Institute for Medical Research, a leading source for unique research biospecimens, has won a $4.25M grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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  • Jul 2016

    Coriell Names Mark Bellafante Chief Information Officer

    An accomplished IT professional with a diverse skillset, Mark directs a group of application developers and infrastructure administrators charged with supporting the Institute's key programs.

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  • May 2016

    CPMC Proposes Dosing Guide for Widely Prescribed Medicine

    Published in the April volume of the "Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis," which serves as a platform to advance significant reports and developments on blood clotting and bleeding disorders, the scientific paper examines the drug-gene relationship of the anti-coagulant warfarin.

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  • Mar 2016

    Student Scientists Take Center Stage at Coriell Science Fair

    Students, teachers, parents and family convened to celebrate the sciences in March at the 35th Annual Coriell Science Fair.

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  • Jan 2016

    Coriell Institute Licenses PluriTest, a Novel Stem Cell Technology

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research today announces the in-licensing of PluriTest, a cost-effective, accurate, animal-free bioinformatics assay for determining the pluripotency of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC).

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  • Nov 2015

    CPMC Study Identifies Important Associations Between Genetics and Sleep Behavior

    The Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative (CPMC), a research initiative exploring the utility of genetic information in the clinical setting, has published a study and identified six noteworthy genes that affect human sleep duration.

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  • Sep 2015

    Coriell Institute Opens World's Largest Public Stem Cell Collection

    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.

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  • Jun 2015

    Coriell Institute Wins $6.5M Award from NIH; Advances Studies on Centenarians

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research has won a five-year, $6.5M award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance research on aging, including the creation of cell lines from centenarians.

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