stem cell-based assay Johns Hopkins, NYSCF Collaborate on Stem Cell Models of Disease for Precision Medicine The collaborators hope to establish new models of human disease using patient-derived stem cells, with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Amarantus Reacquires Neurology Diagnostic Assets from Avant Amarantus has reacquired LymPro Test, MSPrecise, and NuroPro and said that it plans to assign the assets to a new subsidiary. Ncardia, Evotec Sign Licencing Agreement for iPS Cell Disease Modeling Evotec will gain non-exclusive rights to Ncardia IP, including a broad panel of stem cell-derived cell lines for use in drug target discovery and testing. Cellular Dynamics International, Nanion Technologies Ink Comarketing Pact The companies will offer CDI's human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissue cells with Nanion's ion channel drug discovery and screening platform. New Studies Demonstrate Utility of iPSC Technology for Genetic Research Eleven new studies from the NHLBI NextGen Consortium show different uses for iPSCs to study polygenetic diseases across various systems in the human body. Jul 14, 2015 Axiogenesis Inks Sublicensing Agreement with GE Healthcare for Stem Cell IP Nov 25, 2014 NIH to Fund Development of New Stem Cell Cytotoxicity Assays Jun 2, 2014 Definigen Closes $3.8M Series A Round Nov 10, 2011 Epistem, Univ. of Manchester Partner on Wound Healing Models Nov 2, 2011 ILS, Stemina Partner on Toxicity Screening Feb 17, 2011 CIT, Stemina Ink Distribution Deal for Stem Cell-based Assay Jun 30, 2010 StemCells to Raise $5.7M in Private Placement Jun 15, 2010 Promega, CDI Collaborate on Stem Cell-Based Drug Toxicity Assays Sep 22, 2009 NCI Team Develops Mouse Stem Cell Assay for Classifying BRCA1 Mutations Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.