Celularity, an allogeneic immuno-oncology and placental cell therapeutics company, today announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CariCord, the family cord blood bank established by the University of Colorado and ClinImmune Labs. Through its exclusive ClinImmune Labs relationship, CariCord is the first, and so far the only family cord blood bank to operate inside a FDA Licensed Laboratory.
Celularity, a biotechnology company founded by stem cell pioneer Robert Hariri, MD, PhD, is announcing the formation of the company with $250M in funding with contributions from Celgene (NSDQ: CELG), United Therapeutics (NSDQ: UTHR), Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ: SRNE), Human Longevity, Inc., Genting Group, the Dreyfus Family Office, Section 32, and Heritage Group.
Celularity Acquires CariCord, Inc., Adds Important Biosourcing Assets, Strategic Relationship with the University of Colorado’s ClinImmune Labs
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