CIRM

Patient Advocate Leads Drive to Add Rare Diseases to CIRM’s Stem Cell Bank

November 1, 2016 Oakland, CA – Christina Waters is a rare kind of person: creative, compassionate, and committed to creating change. Now she is using those rare talents to help children battling rare diseases. She is helping add blood and skin samples from these children to be turned into stem cells and used as a resource for researchers to better understand …

Guest blog: IPSC manufacturing in 2013

IPSC manufacturing in 2013; the beginnings of standardized, cost effective and cGMP compliant manufacturing strategies. The afternoon session ‘iPS cells for cell therapy' began with a presentation by Thomas Fellner, director of Innovation in pluripotent Stem Cell technologies at the contract manufacturing giant, Lonza. It has been less than seven years since the Nobel prize winning scientists demonstrated that adult …