Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spins Its BioVU® Biobank Into Nashville Biosciences

In 2016, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) was selected by the NIH to be the Data and Research Support Center for the biobank program...
Biobanking can cause significant freezing and thawing stress to cells.

Biobanking Science: New Non-Toxic Cryoprotectant Solutions

Cell therapy is a rapidly growing field that uses live cells to treat patients. This presents unique biobanking challenges because, unlike traditional pharmaceutical products,...

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. Has Released The X-Mini™ Cell Selection Kit For The CAR-T Research...

Two CAR-T cell therapies have been approved by the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the past year for blood cancers. Cellular therapies...

Sekisui XenoTech Research Biobank Adds Fatty Liver Disease Assets

Sekisui XenoTech, LLC is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO). Established for almost 25 years, the company offers an ever-evolving selection of cell and...

The Frozen Ark Biobank

It has been estimated that dozens of species of plants and animals are currently experiencing extinction every day . Ecosystems are essential for the...
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Biobanking Science: High-Speed Freezing Protects Tumor Cell Quality

Biobanks around the world store many different types of biological samples. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are commonly stored in biobanks as these cells can...

ISBER And The Biobank Branch, China Medicinal Biotech Association (BBCMBA) Sign Affiliate Agreement

The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) seeks to address the harmonization of scientific, technical, legal, and ethical issues relevant to repositories...

Owlstone Medical Boosts Breath Biopsy Research With Kits And A Digital Biobank

Dogs have been used in criminal justice and forensic science settings for many years to detect the scent of missing persons or illicit drugs...

23andMe Backed Study Reveals Genetic Risk Factors For Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Nausea and vomiting vary considerably in duration and severity in pregnancy but are common complaints . Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a condition that occurs...

Regeneron Confirms New Chronic Liver Disease Drug Target Using Biobank Data

For the first time Regeneron has reported a variant in the HSD17B13 gene that is associated with reduced risk of, in other words protection...

AGC Biologics Expands Capacity At Its Berkeley Manufacturing And Cell Banking Facility

AGC Biologics is a global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) of therapeutic proteins, with a strong commitment to deliver the highest standard of...

Research Out-Smarts Endometriosis (ROSE) Biobank Used To Develop An Experimental Diagnostic

Researchers at the Feinstein Institute, Manhasset, NY established the Research Out-Smarts Endometriosis (ROSE) program to study the genetic and cellular basis of endometriosis. Research...

Abzena Plc Secures Access Agreement With A Major Cell Line Depository

Abzena plc provides proprietary technologies and complementary services to enable the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical products. Biopharmaceuticals are protein based drugs and include...