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June 2011

June 27, 2011 Cellular Dynamics International Unlocks the Potential of Banked Blood SamplesDownload PDF

Article published in Blood online demonstrates methodology to reprogram immortalized blood cells into vector-free induced pluripotent stem cells to generate human disease models for drug discovery and human biology research MADISON, WIS., June 27, 2011–Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced the online publication of an article in the journal Blooddemonstrating for the first time a…

June 8, 2011 PS Academia Japan, Inc. to Distribute Cellular Dynamics’ iCell® Products in JapanDownload PDF

MADISON, WIS., June 8, 2011–Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) today announced an agreement with iPS Academia Japan, Inc., who will distribute CDI’s iCell® Cardiomyocytes, the first commercially available product based on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), in Japan. This distribution agreement brings the vision of the two pioneers of iPSC technology, Dr. James Thomson and…

June 5, 2011 Medical College of Wisconsin and Cellular Dynamics Awarded NHLBI Grant Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem CellsDownload PDF

CDI Will Generate 250 Stem Cell Lines and Differentiate Them into Heart Cells to Investigate Mechanisms Underlying High Blood Pressure MADISON, WIS., July 5, 2011–The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced receipt of a research grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to investigate the…