iPS Academia Japan

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a worldwide, non-exclusive deal with iPS Academia Japan for its induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellular Dynamics today announced it has expanded its distribution deal with iPS Academia Japan to include iCell Neurons and iCell Endothelial Cells.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today said that it has licensed worldwide rights to Kyoto University's induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio.

iPS Academia Japan will distribute the firm's iCell Cardiomyocytes in Japan.

The French firm licensed non-exclusive rights to certain patents covering research conducted by Shinya Yamanaka of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University in Japan.

Cellular Dynamics and iPS Academia Japan announced a non-exclusive licensing agreement giving CDI access to an induced pluripotent stem cell portfolio based on research done by Kyoto University researcher Shinya Yamanaka.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.