Today, more than 70% of the global cord blood market is controlled by the world’s 12 largest cord blood banking operators. This is an incredible figure, given that the the cord blood industry grew to over 400 market participants in the early 2000’s but has consolidated dramatically since that time. [Read more…]
A novel animal component-free medium that supports robust expansion and maintenance of human pluripotent stem cells.
Minneapolis, September 14, 2021 — Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) Bio-Techne announced the launch of a new medium for the expansion and maintenance of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for use in both research and translational workflows. The ExCellerate™ iPSC Expansion Medium is the latest addition to Bio-Techne’s comprehensive portfolio of products and services for Regenerative Medicine. It is designed to fit seamlessly into their offerings for stem cell workflows, including cell isolation, reprogramming, genome engineering, cell expansion, differentiation and characterization. [Read more…]
The first CAR-T product independently developed in China and approved as a Category 1 biologics product, and the sixth approved CAR-T product globally
Currently the only approved CAR-T product that has been simultaneously included in the National Significant New Drug Development Program, granted priority review and breakthrough therapy designation
May provide a best-in-class CAR-T therapy in China given its demonstration of high rates of durable disease response and low rates of CAR-T associated toxicities
Although not yet popular, lab-grown meat is fast becoming a real alternative to its farm-grown counterpart as billionaire entrepreneurs and industry heavyweights invest into start-ups from across the nascent field of “cellular agriculture”. Produced via stem cells derived from cows, pigs, fish, or sheep, the emerging clean meat industry has the potential to transform the global food market and create a new trillion dollar industry in the process. [Read more…]