News

  • Nov 2019

    NIGMS Attends the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

    In September, the NIGMS Repository attended and hosted the Coriell booth at the Global Genes’ RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, in San Diego, California.

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  • Oct 2019

    Launch of the Featured Publication Series

    Announcing the launch of our Featured Publication series

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  • Aug 2018

    Where the NIGMS Does its Biobanking

    Global Genes’ podcast, RAREcast, recently interviewed the Coriell Institute for Medical Research’s Deborah Requesens, PhD, about the National Institute for General Medical Science’s Human Genetic Cell Repository at Coriell and the role that biobanking plays in genetic research.

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  • May 2018

    Coriell’s NIGMS Repository Staff Hosts Booth at ACMG 2018 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

    In April, members of Coriell’s NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository attended the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina and hosted the Coriell booth.

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  • Feb 2018

    Rare NGLY1 Mutation Samples Now Available from Coriell Institute for Medical Research

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is proud to announce the release of new samples representing N-glycanase deficiency, caused by a mutation on the NGLY 1 gene, also known as Congenital Disorder of Deglycosylation (CDDG). These extraordinarily well characterized samples come from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Undiagnosed Disease Program (UDP) and will be distributed from the National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human Genetic Cell Repository (HGCR) housed at Coriell.

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  • Dec 2017

    iPSC Lines Added to NIST Reference Materials Collection

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research (Coriell) has added induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to its collection of highly characterized cell lines offered by Coriell and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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  • Aug 2017

    Coriell Attends Cure CMD Conference for Scientific, Patient Communities

    This July, the Cure CMD Scientific and Family Conference in Washington D.C. brought together researchers, patients, families and advocacy groups in their push for research regarding congenital muscular dystrophy.

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  • Jan 2017

    NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository Introduces New Cell Lines for Muscular Dystrophy Research

    The NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository at the Coriell Institute has partnered with the FSH Society to make available an important collection of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) cell lines.

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  • Nov 2016

    GenomeConnect and the NIGMS Repository: Linking Clinical Data to Biobank Samples to Improve Rare Disease Research

    Patients who participate in both a public research biobank – like the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository – and a clinical data registry – such as GenomeConnect – directly increase the amount of data available to scientists.

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  • Oct 2016

    Coriell Houses 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.

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