News

  • Oct 2017

    Research in Progress: Coriell Team Finds Novel Genetic Variant Associated with Stroke Risk

    Stefan Zajic, PhD, a principal research scientist at the Coriell Institute for Medical Science, will present at the upcoming American Society for Human Genetics’ annual meeting preliminary findings reporting a new gene variant that correlates to increased risk for stroke. The study also suggests that daily aspirin treatment reduces or eliminates the risk for those with the variant.

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  • Oct 2017

    George E. Norcross III, Longtime Champion of South Jersey, Joins Coriell Institute for Medical Research Board of Trustees

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is proud to announce the addition of longtime South Jersey community leader and philanthropist George E. Norcross III to its Board of Trustees. Norcross’ legacy as a vocal advocate for the city of Camden and its health care and life sciences industries makes him a perfect fit for Coriell, a leading research nonprofit which was founded in the city nearly 65 years ago and has called it home since.

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  • Sep 2017

    Coriell's Stefan Zajic, PhD, to Present at Start Talking Science

    Coriell’s Stefan Zajic, PhD, a principal research scientist in the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaboration (CPMC), will present this month at Start Talking Science, an annual event in Philadelphia which allows members of the local scientific community to share their scientific passions with the general public.

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  • Jul 2017

    Founder's Grandsons Following in Footsteps at Coriell Institute

    This July, two grandsons of famed South Jersey scientist Lewis Coriell are following in his footsteps, developing a passion for medicine and biology at the very Camden research institute he founded.

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  • May 2017

    Coriell's Newest Board Member Brings Legacy of Innovation

    As the worlds of genetic and computer sciences continue to grow fundamentally intertwined, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is thrilled that its newest Board of Trustees member, John Piccone, has feet in both worlds.

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  • Apr 2017

    New Allen Cell Collection Lines Available Through Coriell Institute

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is excited to announce the addition of six new cell lines to the Allen Cell Collection now publicly available for research.

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  • Mar 2017

    36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research invites you to cover the 36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair on Saturday, March 18th at Camden County College’s Blackwood campus.

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  • Jan 2017

    Coriell, U.S. Air Force Authors Collaborate on Publication

    Following several years enrolling disease-specific and otherwise healthy cohorts into the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative (CPMC), a prospective study aimed at evaluating the clinical utility of personal genomic information for common complex disease and pharmacogenomics, the CPMC expanded to create a military cohort, specifically, with the United States Air Force.

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  • Jan 2017

    Coriell Institute Announces New Cell Lines for Muscular Dystrophy Research

    The FSH Society, the Massachusetts-based non-profit and global leader in the quest to understand and treat facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), announced the publication of an important collection of cell lines from individuals with FSHD that will soon be available through the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository at Coriell Institute for Medical Research.

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  • Nov 2016

    Coriell Institute Houses New Allen Cell Collection Human Stem Cells

    The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells that target key cellular structures with unprecedented clarity. Distributed through the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, these powerful tools are a crucial first step toward visualizing the dynamic organization of cells to better understand what makes human cells healthy and what goes wrong in disease.

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