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The assets include intellectual property relevant to iPSC-based phenotypic drug discovery and an existing product business around iPSC-derived cells.

The partners will offer drug discovery services based on human induced pluripotent stem cells and cells derived from these.

Researchers characterized new and known cell populations with single-cell transcriptome profiles for nearly 10,400 liver cells, using the data to see changes associated with liver cancer.

CIRM Funds Dwindle

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is running out of funding, according to ScienceInsider.

Using CRISPR mouse and iPS cell models, the researchers showed that a rare maternally inherited variant is a genetic modifier of two paternally inherited variants.

By sequencing several individuals with unexplained pancreas and brain development problems, investigators identified a recurrent missense mutation in the CNOT1 gene.

To See More Clearly

Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

The pharma and biotech company said it plans to use the genome editing technology in its bioproduction products and services and in stem cells for research.

Researchers were able to estimate the number of active hematopoietic stem cells based on the number of somatic mutations present.

Researchers in Japan being a new trial of induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson's disease, Science reports.

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.