Press Releases

Founder’s Grandsons Following in Footsteps at Coriell Institute

Founder’s Grandsons Following in Footsteps at Coriell Institute

This July, two grandsons of famed South Jersey scientist Lewis Coriell are following in his footsteps, developing a passion for medicine and biology at the very Camden research institute he founded.

July 2017

Coriell’s Newest Board Member Brings Legacy of Innovation

Coriell’s Newest Board Member Brings Legacy of Innovation

As the worlds of genetic and computer sciences continue to grow fundamentally intertwined, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is thrilled that its newest Board of Trustees member, John Piccone, has feet in both worlds.

May 2017

Coriell Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lorraine Toji

Coriell Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lorraine Toji

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lorraine Toji, Ph.D, the longest-serving employee here at Coriell Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Toji was hired as a research associate in 1969 to work in cytogenetics and retired in 2013 as a human genetics scientist. She continued to work at Coriell part time until her death.

May 2017

New Allen Cell Collection Lines Available Through Coriell Institute

New Allen Cell Collection Lines Available Through Coriell Institute

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is excited to announce the addition of six new cell lines to the Allen Cell Collection now publicly available for research.

April 2017

36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair

36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair

Coriell Institute for Medical Research will be hosting the 36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair on Saturday, March 18th at Camden County College’s Blackwood campus.

March 2017

Coriell Institute Announces New Cell Lines for Muscular Dystrophy Research

Coriell Institute Announces 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.

January 2017

Coriell Institute Houses New Allen Cell Collection Human Stem Cells

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.

November 2016

Coriell's Dr. Michael Christman Receives Research Award

Coriell's Dr. Michael Christman Receives Research Award

In a ceremony celebrating influential life sciences leaders, Dr. Michael Christman, president and CEO of the Coriell Institute, was recognized with a Research Award.

October 2016

Coriell Institute Wins NIH Award

Coriell Institute Wins NIH Award

Coriell Institute has been awarded a $4.25M grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a division of the National Institutes of Health.

September 2016

Student Scientists Take Center Stage at Coriell Science Fair

Student Scientists Take Center Stage at Coriell Science Fair

Coriell's 35th annual Science Fair brings together a stellar segment of talented young scientists.

March 2016