Press Releases

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

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.

October 2017

Coriell’s Stefan Zajic to Present at Start Talking Science

Coriell’s Stefan Zajic to Present at Start Talking Science

Coriell’s Stefan Zajic, a principal research scientist in the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaboration (CPMC), will present this month at Start Talking Science

September 2017

Founder’s Grandsons Following in Footsteps at Coriell Institute

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.

July 2017

Coriell’s Newest Board Member Brings Legacy of Innovation

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.

May 2017

Coriell Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lorraine Toji

Coriell Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lorraine Toji

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lorraine Toji, Ph.D, the longest-serving employee here at Coriell Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Toji was hired as a research associate in 1969 to work in cytogenetics and retired in 2013 as a human genetics scientist. She continued to work at Coriell part time until her death.

May 2017

New Allen Cell Collection Lines Available Through Coriell Institute

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.

April 2017

36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair

36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair

Coriell Institute for Medical Research will be hosting the 36th Annual Coriell Institute Science Fair on Saturday, March 18th at Camden County College’s Blackwood campus.

March 2017

Coriell Institute Announces New Cell Lines for Muscular Dystrophy Research

Coriell Institute Announces New Cell Lines for Muscular Dystrophy Research

The NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository at the Coriell Institute has partnered with the FSH Society to make available an important collection of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) cell lines.

January 2017

Coriell Institute Houses New Allen Cell Collection Human Stem Cells

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.

November 2016

Coriell's Dr. Michael Christman Receives Research Award

Coriell's Dr. Michael Christman Receives Research Award

In a ceremony celebrating influential life sciences leaders, Dr. Michael Christman, president and CEO of the Coriell Institute, was recognized with a Research Award.

October 2016