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May 2009

May 27, 2009 Cellular Dynamics Licenses Key Patent Portfolio Surrounding Cardiovascular Progenitor CellsDownload PDF

MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2009– Further broadening its leading IP position, Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced that it has exclusively licensed a key patent portfolio generated by Gordon Keller, Ph.D., previously from Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM), surrounding the differentiation of stem cells into human cardiovascular progenitor cells. These cells are capable of further differentiation into the multiple cell types of the heart, including cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells, and vascular smooth muscle cells, both in vitro and in vivo.