Scleroderma Research Foundation To Build “CONQUER” Database And Biorepository – Partners With Major Medical...

The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization based in San Francisco. The SRF mission is to fund and facilitate the most...

Marianne K. Henderson, Senior Advisor on Biobanking, Joins the Scientific Advisory Board of CloudLIMS

CloudLIMS, a Laboratory Information Management company specialized in offering data management solutions for biorepositories, today announced that Ms. Marianne K. Henderson has joined its...
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CARSTAR Funds Patient Participation In The Cystic Fibrosis Individualized Therapy Research Biobank

CARSTAR, a part of the Driven Brands, Inc., is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than...
Precision medicine requires large amounts of data.

Biobanking Science: Patient Attitudes to Precision Medicine Studies

Governments and research organizations around the world are conducting large long-term precision medicine projects to understand how genetic and lifestyle factors cause disease. Longitudinal...

Mustang Bio And FDA Complete Pre-IND Meeting For MB-102 (CD123 CAR-T)

Mustang Bio, Inc., a Fortress Biotech Company, headquartered in the greater New York City area, is a clinical‐stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development...

CIRM Grants $3.99 Million to Poseida’s P-PSMA101 CAR-T for Prostate Cancer

Poseida Therapeutics Inc., headquartered in San Diego, spun-out of Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals in 2015. The company is translating best-in-class gene engineering technologies into lifesaving cell...

Avalon Consolidates Its CAR-T Enterprise By Forming Subsidiary Avactis Biosciences

Avalon GloboCare Corp. is a global intelligent biotech developer and healthcare service provider dedicated to promoting and empowering high impact, transformative cell-based /technologies and...
Liquid nitrogen free sperm biobanking

Biobanking Science: Biobank Sperm Without Liquid Nitrogen

With gene editing technology such as CRISPR, it is becoming quicker and easier to generate disease models for medical research. Researchers around the world...

Asterias Expands The Indication Exploration Scope For AST-OPC1 Cell Therapy

Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company dedicated to developing cell-based therapeutics to treat neurological conditions associated with demyelination and cellular immunotherapies to treat...

FDA Grants Nohla Therapeutics’ Cell Therapy Dilanubicel Orphan Drug Designation for HSCT

Nohla Therapeutics, headquartered in Seattle, is a leading developer of “off-the shelf” cell therapies for patients with cancer and other diseases. Nohla’s proprietary notch...

Biobanking Consent: Informing Human Subjects of the Possibilities

As researchers, we are familiar with why we have the need for biobanking regulations due to the story of Henrietta Lacks. HeLa cells survived...

Cell Therapy – New Method To Reprogram T-cells Without Viral Vectors Developed At UCSF

  A new method has been developed, primarily by University of California San Francisco (UCSF) researcher Theo Roth of Alex Marson’s laboratory, to introduce gene...
HIV-1 stable in biobanked plasma samples.

Biobanking Science: HIV RNA Stable at -80°C in Biobanks

Biobanks facilitate research by collecting, storing and sharing samples. One of the major concerns that biobanks face is how to best maintain sample quality...