June 1, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

ICEL

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I’ve added a fun and helpful new feature on the right side bar of the blog in the form of a stock ticker for some of the most widely held stem and cellular medicine companies. A sample screen shot is shown in this post. Quite a few stem cell-related stocks could not be added to this ticker for various reasons including ACTC, Mesoblast, CUR, and others. Yahoo has limits on which stocks can be included based on company size and which exchange they are …Read More

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Cellular Dynamics, the stem cell company founded by Dr. James Thomson, is filing for an IPO. Hat tip to David Jensen. The company, which will go under the stock symbol ICEL, is focused on iPS cell-produced products. They describe their portfolio as follows: Cellular Dynamics is developing and deploying a number of cell types derived from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in additional to providing custom services to aid in life science research and drug discovery. If you recall, both Thomson and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka …Read More