News

  • May 2020

    Coriell Institute Awarded $9.2M Biobanking Grant from National Institute of General Medical Sciences

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research has been awarded a $9.2 million grant through an open competition from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). This five-year award keeps Coriell in place as the steward of the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository, a world-renowned collection of high quality cell lines and DNA samples representing genetic diseases, distinct human populations around the world, and more.

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  • May 2020

    GenEng News Highlights HGCR Website as “Best of the Web”

    Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News has named the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository website one of the “Best of the Web” in their May 2020 issue

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  • Mar 2020

    NIGMS Repository Recognizes Week of Rare Disease Day Events

    Rare Disease Day celebrated its 13th annual occurrence this year on February 29th, 2020. Rare Disease Day has been held on the last day of February since 2008, with events taking place throughout the month to raise awareness of both rare diseases and their profound impact on patients’ lives and the communities around them.

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  • Jan 2020

    Coriell Invited to AMP Annual Conference

    The NIGMS Repository was well-represented at the annual conference for the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) in Baltimore, MD this past November.

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  • Dec 2019

    NIGMS to provide Reference Samples for All of Us Research Program

    The NIGMS Repository has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to provide genetic reference samples for the All of Us Research program, an initiative designed to advance research into individualized health care.

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  • Nov 2019

    NIGMS Attends the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

    In September, the NIGMS Repository attended and hosted the Coriell booth at the Global Genes’ RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, in San Diego, California.

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  • Oct 2019

    Launch of the Featured Publication Series

    Announcing the launch of our Featured Publication series

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  • Aug 2018

    Where the NIGMS Does its Biobanking

    Global Genes’ podcast, RAREcast, recently interviewed the Coriell Institute for Medical Research’s Deborah Requesens, PhD, about the National Institute for General Medical Science’s Human Genetic Cell Repository at Coriell and the role that biobanking plays in genetic research.

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  • May 2018

    Coriell’s NIGMS Repository Staff Hosts Booth at ACMG 2018 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

    In April, members of Coriell’s NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository attended the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina and hosted the Coriell booth.

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  • Feb 2018

    Rare NGLY1 Mutation Samples Now Available from Coriell Institute for Medical Research

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is proud to announce the release of new samples representing N-glycanase deficiency, caused by a mutation on the NGLY 1 gene, also known as Congenital Disorder of Deglycosylation (CDDG). These extraordinarily well characterized samples come from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Undiagnosed Disease Program (UDP) and will be distributed from the National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human Genetic Cell Repository (HGCR) housed at Coriell.

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