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Coriell Institute for Medical Research

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is an independent, nonprofit research center dedicated to advancing human health through discoveries in genomics, a field of study that looks at all genetic information contained within a cell. The research organization has played a key role in advancing scientific knowledge of cell biology and genetic disease progression since its founder’s critical contributions to the introduction of the polio vaccine in 1955.

Today, a significant focus of Coriell’s cell biology research is in the area of stem cells. Specifically, the institute has played a key role in advancing investigations and applications of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, which are stem cells made by genetically transforming blood cells or skin cells into other types of cells, such as brain cells or ...

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