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A positive experience for summer interns at Censo Biotechnologies

July 13th 2017

At the end of May, we welcomed three recruits on our summer intern programme. After six weeks, we are pleased to hear such encouraging comments from the students and asked them to share some of their highlights.

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Censo Biotechnologies and Leeds University collaborate to create stem cells from cancer tissue

July 5th 2017

Scientists at Censo Biotechnologies are developing a new approach to cancer research using stem cell technology. In collaboration with the Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology at the University of Leeds, Censo will create induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from brain tumours removed from patients as part of their clinical treatment.

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Censo Biotechnologies announces strategic collaboration with Evotec AG to expand iPSC drug discovery

June 28th 2017

Censo Biotechnologies Ltd. (“Censo”) announced today that it will be collaborating with Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT) to source and provide patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (“iPSC”) to support Evotec’s drug discovery iPSC platform.  

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Scalability of the iPSC technology for future drug discovery & therapy

June 22nd 2017

The EBiSC consortium invites you to the Workshop on "Scalability of the iPSC technology for future drug discovery & therapy" which will take place on 2-3 November 2017 at Fraunhofer-Forum in Berlin.

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Phenotypic profiling and iron overload of sensory neurons derived from Friedrich’s ataxi iPSC

June 12th 2017

Our poster 'Phenotypic profiling and iron overload of sensory neurons derived from Friedrich’s ataxi iPSC' will be presented at ISSCR 2017, the International Society for Stem Cell Research annual meeting in Boston, on Wednesday 14th June at 7.30pm by Rachel Steeg, PHD, Project Lead.

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Nature Methods publish Application Note - A humanized phenotypic screening platform for chronic pain

June 1st 2017

Censo Biotechnologies and Cellectricon have joined forces to develop a first-in-kind humanized drug discovery platform to target chronic pain. The platform is based on human induced pluripotent stem cell–derived neurons in combination with Cellectricon's Cellaxess® Elektra screening system.

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Launch of Censo Biotechnologies summer intern programme

May 22nd 2017

Censo Biotechnologies is delighted to welcome three recruits for its summer intern programme. Each recruit has been selected from the MSc course in Regenerative Medicine (Clinical and Industrial Delivery) run by Dr Paul Travers at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

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Protocol for neuronal differentiation of human iPSCs using a bioreactor

May 17th 2017

The aim of this study, in association with Fraunhofer UK, was to validate and refine a published protocol for neuronal differentiation using three dimensional aggregates, and to make the protocol easily scalable through the use of a benchtop bioreactor.

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Poster Presentation at ELRIG

May 15th 2017

The development of sensory neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) with a relevant expression profile is described in our poster, presented in association with Cellectricon, at the 2nd ELRIG bi-annual conference on Advances in Cell Based Screening in Drug Discovery.

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Censo Biotechnologies joins The Milner Institute as an Affiliated Partner

April 24th 2017

The Milner Therapeutics Institute is a global therapeutic alliance based in Cambridge, dedicated to the conversion of basic science into therapies. Censo Biotechnologies is delighted to join The Institute as an Affiliated Partner and looks forward to developing new partnerships in both academic and industry.

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