iPS Academia Japan Life Technologies Inks Deal with 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. Cellular Dynamics Expands Distribution Deal in Japan 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. Sigma-Aldrich Licenses Global Rights to Kyoto iPS Cell Patents NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today said that it has licensed worldwide rights to Kyoto University's induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio. Cellular Dynamics Inks Japan Distribution Deal iPS Academia Japan will distribute the firm's iCell Cardiomyocytes in Japan. Cellectis Licenses Stem Cell Patents 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. May 7, 2010 Cellular Dynamics Gets Non-Exclusive License To Japanese Stem Cell Portfolio Breaking News SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concerns Evolved to Modify Host Immune Response, Multiomics Study Shows People in the News at GA4GH, Mercy BioAnalytics, Deepcell, One Biosciences New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Clinical Microbiomics, Integra Biosciences, DNAstack, Bruker Angolan Namib Desert Population Analysis Uncovers New Ancestry Group With Deep Divergence Cedars-Sinai Sets Up $25M Single Cell Precision Medicine Center The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.