RoslinCT and Lykan Bioscience Combine to Create Leading Advanced Cell Therapy CDMO

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EDINBURGH, UK AND HOPKINTON, MA, 4 August 2022 – RoslinCT, a cell and gene therapy Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (‘CDMO’) developing life-changing therapies in Edinburgh’s BioQuarter, and Lykan Bioscience (‘Lykan’), an innovative CDMO focused on cell-based therapies, today announce that they have entered into a business combination agreement to form a global leading innovative […]

Bionano Genomics Announces Publication of a New Study Using OGM to Investigate Chromosome Instability during Culture of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

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SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bionano Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNGO), today announced publication of a study using optical genome mapping (OGM) to investigate numerical and structural changes to two induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines, WTC-11 and Tuba1-GFP, during long-term culturing. This research provides scientific and practical support for the use of […]

Global Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Market Report 2022: Vast Potential in Cell Therapy, Disease Modelling, Drug Development and Discovery, Personalized Medicine & Toxicology Testing

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DUBLIN, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Industry Report, 2022” report has been added to’s offering. Since the discovery of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology in 2006, significant progress has been made in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. New pathological mechanisms have been identified and explained, new […]

Understanding Human Pluripotent Stem Cell States and Their Applications with Thorold Theunissen

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Thorold Theunissen, Ph.D., of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shares his work using naive stem cells to model trophoblast development. Video Transcript: [MUSIC] My lab studies human pluripotent stem cells. We’re especially interested in understanding different stem cell states and their applications. Recently, we’ve become really excited about using naive stem […]

Stem Cell Assays Market Report 2022-2027: Government Initiatives to Boost Stem Cell Research Present Opportunities

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DUBLIN, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Stem Cell Assays Market by Type (Viability, Proliferation, Differentiation, Apoptosis), Cell Type (Mesenchymal, iPSCs, HSCs, hESCs), Product & Service (Instrument), Application (Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Research), End User – Global Forecast to 2027” report has been added to’s offering. The stem cell assay market is projected to reach […]

Inceptor Bio Announces Strategic Collaboration with University of Minnesota to Develop Novel iPSC Platform for the Advancement of Next-Generation Allogeneic Cell Therapies

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MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Inceptor Bio, a biotechnology company advancing cell therapies for difficult-to-treat cancers, today announced a collaboration with University of Minnesota. The aim of this collaboration is to build a novel induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) platform that will accelerate Inceptor Bio’s best-in-class next-generation cell therapies platforms. Under the terms of […]

Can Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Regrow Bones & Teeth?

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Losing your teeth is something that many people face every day. This not only can affect our self-esteem and physical appearance, but also our health and proper digestion of food. Dentures and implants are a common solution to replace teeth, but what if there was the option to actually regrow teeth? iPS cells or induced […]

FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics Launches Parkinson’s Disease iCell DopaNeurons featuring LRRK2 and GBA Mutations

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MADISON, Wis., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) products, announced today the launch of Parkinson’s disease (PD) iCell DopaNeurons featuring LRRK2 (G2019S) and GBA (N370S) mutations, which are common PD risk-associated mutations. These PD iCell DopaNeurons were developed […]

How Cells Become Specialized

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Have you ever wondered how cells become specialized? How does a neuron or a muscle cell have the structure and function they have? I mean, can you imagine if they had to switch jobs for a day? That…wouldn’t go so well. They’re so specialized for the function they perform. Well this video is going to […]