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Transient Warming Events and the Effects on Cell Viability

When it comes to cell processing and cell manufacturing, it’s extremely important that samples are collected and stored properly so that they retain the greatest viability for use in the future. As you can imagine, there are some logistical challenges associated with cryopreserving samples at just the right temperature for an extended period of time, … Continued

Getting to Know Our Employees: Rob Yadon Technical Service Engineer

Rob, currently a Technical Service Engineer, has been with ThermoGenesis for more than 30 years. He was drawn to the company in its initial stages, when it was still known as InstaCool and, after being hired on as a temp on the heels of his college graduation, joined the team as a Mechanical Engineer.  Since … Continued

Red Blood Cells and the Effects of Cell Processing

What is Cell Processing Cell processing is the practice of concentrating, selecting and/or culturing cells from blood or blood products, for example bone marrow or cord blood, that can then be used to treat diseases.  The process begins with the collection of the blood or blood product (sample) from a person at a hospital or … Continued

Cell Enrichment Methodologies Using Cord Blood as a Source: Automated vs Manual

Overview of Cord Blood and its Uses Cord blood is blood found in the blood vessels of the placenta and the umbilical cord. It is collected after a baby is born and once the umbilical cord is cut, making it a safe procedure for both mother and baby. Cord blood is a good source of … Continued

Cell Storage Solutions for Cellular Manufacturing of Clinical Products

Cell and gene therapies have become increasingly popular in the last few decades, especially with the recent FDA approval of CAR T-cell therapies such as Kymriah and Yescarta. These life-changing therapies are the latest in scientific and technological advancements in the field of regenerative medicine and it is exciting to see the progress that has … Continued

Getting to Know Our Director of Accounting – Renee Ruecker

Renee Ruecker, currently our Director of Accounting, has been with ThermoGenesis for over 20 years. She joined our team after spending a decade in public accounting, when she was looking to make a shift in her career. Renee wanted to be a part of a smaller company where she could really make an impact by … Continued

Cell Processing Technologies That Revolutionized the Cell and Gene Therapy Industry

Cell and gene therapy are forms of medical treatment that have been at the forefront of research in the last few decades. A growing field of research, cell-based therapies involve modification of a patient’s own cells or cells from a donor to fight diseases or alleviate medical conditions to help patients continue to live their … Continued

Four Tips to Consider for Cryopreservation of Cell Therapies

Cryopreservation is the process of using ultra-low temperatures to preserve living cells for long periods of time. It is an essential aspect of the cell manufacturing process of many cell therapies. While there are multiple factors to consider for developing a cryopreservation process that will ensure safe and effective manufacturing of cell therapies, below are … Continued

The Importance of Automated Cell Washing for Cell Manufacturing

As more and more cell and gene therapies are being developed, there is an emerging need for the industrialization of cell manufacturing. With greater production also comes more regulation, and the industry is in need of processes that are scalable and still meet the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for cell manufacturing.   Cell … Continued

ThermoGenesis Holdings Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2021 and Provides Corporate Update

Conference Call to be Held Today at 1:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. ET RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., May 13, 2021 — ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: THMO), a market leader in automated cell processing tools and services in the cell and gene therapy field, today reported financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 … Continued

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