stem cells CareDx Receives CE Mark for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Testing Kit, Analysis Software The designation furthers the firm's expansion into the stem cell transplant space, which began with the launch of AlloCell in 2020. Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Receives $325K Lymphoma Research Grant The grant will fund a pilot study measuring circulating tumor DNA to help identify patients likely to relapse after autologous stem cell transplantation. Neanderthal Gene Variant Alters Neurodevelopment in Human Brain Organoids Researchers used CRISPR to reintroduce an archaic variant of NOVA1 into cortical organoids to study how a human-specific variant may have affected evolution. Curi Bio Acquires Artificial Intelligence Firm Dana Solutions The acquisition will give Curi access to Dana's portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies for in vitro cell-based assays. Young Bone Marrow Donors May Transfer Pathogenic Mutations to Cancer Patients The results suggest patients receiving stem cell transplants for blood cancers may be at increased risk of somatic mutation-related complications even with young bone marrow donors. Jul 15, 2019 Evotec Acquires iPSC Drug-Discovery Assets From Ncardia Jul 11, 2019 Fujifilm, Axcelead Form Drug Discovery Services Alliance Jul 10, 2019 Liver Cell Atlas Assembled From Single-Cell Transcriptome Data May 30, 2019 Mouse, Cell Models Shed Light on Variants' Role in Rare Heart Condition Apr 18, 2019 Pancreatic, Brain Development Gene Found From Patient Exomes Dec 13, 2018 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Tech to Lonza Sep 5, 2018 Adults Have 10 Times More Blood Stem Cells Than Previously Estimated Apr 20, 2018 Single-Cell Transcriptomics Studies Draw Cell Type Maps for Complete Animal Sep 21, 2017 Cellular Dynamics International, Nanion Technologies Ink Comarketing Pact May 10, 2017 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Variability Tallied Across Genomes Apr 18, 2017 Cellular Dynamics, Stemcell Technologies Ink iPSC Distribution Deal Mar 14, 2017 CRISPR Therapeutics Licenses Cell Engineering Platform From MaxCyte Dec 12, 2016 Mutations, Methylation in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Increase With Age Dec 2, 2016 Allen Institute Releases iPSC Cell Lines With GFP-Tagged Structures for Cell Biology Research Premium Dec 1, 2016 Sanger Institute Team Optimizes RNAi, CRISPR-Based Loss of Function Platform for Stem Cell Research Premium Nov 29, 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Stem Cell Firm MTI-GlobalStem Nov 7, 2016 Axiogenesis, Metrion Biosciences Form Stem Cell Collaboration Nov 2, 2016 Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis Supported by Single-Cell RNA-Seq Study of Oligodendroglioma Premium Aug 12, 2016 Duke Study Uses CRISPR to Directly Convert Mouse Fibroblasts to Neuronal Cells Jul 26, 2016 UCLA Lands $2.2M CIRM Grant for CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing of DMD Mutations Load More Breaking News SARS-CoV-2 Genome Analysis Reveals Fitness-Enhancing Mutations Startup Incubator IndieBio, GP-Write Launch Initiative to Fund Genome Engineering Firms Precipio Receives CE-IVD Mark for Hematologic Cancer Panels Illumina Adds CDx Indication to European TruSight Oncology Test for NTRK Gene Fusion Detection BioMérieux Gets Health Canada Approval for Updated BioFire Blood Culture ID Panel CareDx Receives CE Mark for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Testing Kit, Analysis Software The Scan Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports. Vitamin D From Tomatoes According to Reuters, researchers in the UK have gene-edited tomatoes so their fruit contains vitamin D. Cause Not Yet Spotted NPR reports that a new study was unable to find a cause for persistent long COVID symptoms. PNAS Papers on Central African Hunter-Gatherers, Myopia Development, Ancient Microtia Allele In PNAS this week: population patterns among Central African hunter gatherers, effect of myopia-linked gene variant, and more.