Navigation Links
ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells
Date:9/1/2010

ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS... -- YOKOHAMA, Japan, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --


Advanced Search Search

  
Close
  1. Send a release
  2. Member sign in
  3. Become a member
  4. For journalists
  5. Global sites
PR Newswire: news distribution, targeting and monitoring
  1. Products & Services
  2. Knowledge Center
  3. Browse News Releases
  4. Contact PR Newswire
Biotechnology, Health Care & Hospitals, Medical Pharmaceuticals, New Products & Services Click to view news release full screen  

ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells

 

YOKOHAMA, Japan, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReproCELL, Inc. (CEO: Chikafumi Yokoyama PhD) is pleased to announce a new line of products to be launched in the autumn of 2010, offering neuronal cells derived from human iPS (induced pluripotent stem) cells.

Since April 2009, ReproCELL has been manufacturing iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes for drug toxicity testing as the world's first drug discovery support business provider founded on iPS cells. The prospective new offering of neuronal cells is the second line of services to be introduced by the company, and is a considerable expansion of their scope of business. ReproCELL will be the first in the world to offer iPS cell derived neuronal cells, and, more specifically, will provide dopaminergic neurons, motor neurons, and cerebral nerves.

ReproCELL's Representative Director and CEO Chikafumi Yokoyama PhD commented, "Despite the constant rise of patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, fundamental therapies are still sought after in this ageing society. Through offering human iPS cell derived neuronal cells to the pharmaceutical industry, we hope to enable more effective screening of various neuroactive therapeutic compounds, thereby contributing to the development of new medicines."

In addition, the company welcomes its new scientific advisor, Professor Sian Harding at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, a leading expert in pluripotent stem-cell derived cardiomyocytes. Through this new collaboration, the company aims to accelerate further research and development in the use of iPS cells in this field.

Website: http://www.reprocell.net/


'/>"/>
SOURCE ReproCELL Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
2. Odyssey Thera Announces Milestone Achievement in Pfizer Alliance
3. InNexus Biotechnology Announces Launch of Large Scale Primate Study of DXL625
4. Anesiva Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Update
5. SGX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2008
6. Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2008
7. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
8. China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
9. ThirdBiotech Announces Kemeta as Newest Sponsor
10. Signalife Announces Intent to Withdraw From AMEX and Trade on the OTCBB
11. Chromos obtains interim order in connection with arrangement, announces annual and special meeting of shareholders and confirms mailing of information circular
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Researchers at the ... commonly-identified miRNAs in people with peritoneal or pleural mesothelioma. Their findings are the subject ... it now. , Diagnostic biomarkers are signposts in the blood, lung fluid or ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Mass. , June 23, 2016   ... development of novel compounds designed to target cancer ... napabucasin, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation from ... the treatment of gastric cancer, including gastroesophageal junction ... stemness inhibitor designed to inhibit cancer stemness pathways ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has ... Association to serve as their official health care ... Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic training services, ... coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. "We ... Association and to bring Houston Methodist quality services ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June, 23, 2016  The Biodesign Challenge (BDC), ... new ways to harness living systems and biotechnology, announced ... (MoMA) in New York City . ... participating students, showcased projects at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos Theater ... Antonelli , MoMA,s senior curator of architecture and design, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/1/2016)... NEW YORK , June 1, 2016 ... Biometric Technology in Election Administration and Criminal Identification to ... According to a recently released TechSci Research report, " ... Sector, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - ... $ 24.8 billion by 2021, on account of growing ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... MINNEAPOLIS , May 20, 2016  VoiceIt ... technology partnership with VoicePass. By working ... user experience.  Because VoiceIt and VoicePass take slightly ... two engines increases both security and usability. ... expressed excitement about this new partnership. ...
(Date:5/12/2016)... DALLAS , May 12, 2016 ... has just published the overview results from the Q1 ... of the recent wave was consumers, receptivity to a ... wearables data with a health insurance company. ... choose to share," says Michael LaColla , CEO ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):