Coriell Institute for Medical Research
Main Contact: Mrs. Courtney Mengel Dirks
Coriell Institute is a non-profit, biomedical research institution. Founded in 1953, Coriell Institute is a global leader in understanding how our personal genomes affect our health. Coriell is recognized as one of the world's leading biobanks, distributing biological samples and offering research and biobanking services to scientists in 85 countries around the globe. Coriell is the trusted steward of world-renowned collections for the National Institutes of Health, disease foundations and commercial clients. Coriell established its reputation as a leader in personalized medicine through the creation of the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative, a research study which investigated the clinical utility of genomic information. Scientists at Coriell are now leveraging their expertise in genomics to develop new tools to prevent and treat opioid use disorder. The Institute is also unlocking the promise of induced pluripotent stem cells and their role in disease research and drug discovery.
- Established in 1953
- Non Profit
- Member Since 2008
What’s In Your Genes? An Event Celebrating Personalized Medicine
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Posted on 5/19/2012 by Mrs. Courtney Mengel Dirks of Coriell Institute for Medical Research
Join Coriell Institute and business, healthcare, and government leaders on May 23 to celebrate the promise of personalized medicine and recognize three highly-respected honorees. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with an educational lecture by honoree Dr. Howard McLeod, a leading expert in pharmacogenomics (an area of medicine examining the influence of genetics in a patient’s response to medication), and Coriell’s President and CEO, Dr. Michael Christman who will highlight the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative research study. Attendees who are interested may enroll into the study. At 7 p.m., the cocktail evening celebration kicks off with champagne and delicious passed hors d'oeuvres. Later, our honorees, Dr. McLeod, Ms. Linda M. Rohrer and Mr. Peter Driscoll, Esq., will accept their awards and applause, and the winners of our “Grand Experiences” themed silent auction will learn of the behind-the-scenes opportunities they have won! Don’t miss this event!
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