Coriell Institute Announces New Chief Strategy Officer


CAMDEN, NJ – Coriell Institute for Medical Research, an internationally-renowned pioneer in the fields of personalized medicine, stem cell science and biobanking, is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew MacKnight as Chief Strategy Officer.

An accomplished leader holding executive experience in business development and marketing management roles, Andrew will apply the expertise he cultivated in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries to the non-profit research sector.

"We are pleased to welcome Andrew to the Coriell team," says Dr. Michael Christman, President and CEO of the Institute. "He brings a wealth of business acumen and has demonstrated the type of progressive and insightful decision-making that is essential to organizational growth."

Designed to support Coriell's existing enterprises while also exploring new expansion initiatives, the Chief Strategy Officer position will lead the effort to shape and cultivate the Institute's market presence.

"I am energized to join such a talented group of individuals and contribute to a venerable organization like Coriell," says MacKnight. "The Institute has established an expectation of excellence and is committed to ushering in the next wave of scientific and medical breakthroughs."

Click here to learn more about Andrew MacKnight.

About Coriell Institute

Coriell Institute for Medical Research is an independent, non-profit biomedical research center based in Camden, New Jersey. Founded in 1953, the Institute is dedicated to unlocking the genetic code of human disease. Coriell is a pioneer in genomics, examining the utility of genetic information in clinical care through the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative (CPMC) research study ( The Institute is also exploring the promise of induced pluripotent stem cells – stem cells created from skin or blood – and their role in disease research and drug discovery. Additionally, Coriell continues to be recognized as the world's leading biobank, distributing biological samples and offering custom research and biobanking services to scientists around the globe. For more information, visit or follow @Coriell_Science on Twitter.

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