News

  • 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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  • Jun 2016

    Repository Team Engages Scientific and Patient Advocacy Communities at Conferences and Family Meetings

    The NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository team attended several important meetings during the month of June.

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  • Mar 2016

    Five New Members Appointed to the NIGMS Repository Scientific Advisory Group

    The NIGMS Repository team presented key updates and chaired discussions during their March 2016 meeting with their Scientific Advisory Committee.

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  • Mar 2016

    NIGMS Repository Showcased at Influential Genetics Conference

    NIGMS Repository attends top genetics and genomics conference.

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  • Nov 2015

    Coriell’s Dr. Nahid Turan Contributes to Prominent Precision Medicine Summit

    Dr. Nahid Turan, principal investigator of the NIGMS Repository at Coriell, provided her insights during a precision medicine conference.

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  • May 2015

    Coriell Repository Samples Enable World's First Whole-Genome Reference Materials

    A cell line from the NIGMS Repository at Coriell has yielded a DNA sample that can serve as an international research standard.

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