stem cell-based assay

The companies will offer CDI's human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissue cells with Nanion's ion channel drug discovery and screening platform.

Eleven new studies from the NHLBI NextGen Consortium show different uses for iPSCs to study polygenetic diseases across various systems in the human body.

The deal gives Axiogenesis access to IP that will allow it to commercialize stem cell-derived assays and disease models for use in drug discovery.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cambridge, UK-based Definigen said today that it has raised a total of £2.3 million ($3.8 million) in a Series A round of funding.

CIT will distribute Stemina's devTOX assay in Europe, and the two companies will develop other technologies to assess the safety of compounds for animal and human use.

The firm is placing 7 million shares with a private investment partnership. It has not stated its intended use for the proceeds.

Cellular Dynamics International and Promega are embarking on a research collaboration to validate stem cell-based assays that can be used during drug development.

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New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.