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What Biopharma Needs to Know About CAR-T Cancer Therapies

Mon, Apr 27, 2015

CAR-T is a therapy in which T-cells are removed from a patient’s body and re-engineered to make them into deadly cancer-seeking cells, which then target a particular cancer and destroy it.  CAR-T has become such a talked-about therapy that many people might assume that it’s commercially available. In fact, CAR-T has not been approved for clinical use by any regulatory agency, but oncology researchers are hard at work attempting to take early-stage studies and turn them into viable, reproducible clinical therapies. Cryoport is uniquely positioned to support the development of these life-saving treatments by transporting these cell-based therapies between reearch centers and to the point of care.

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Tags: frozen shipping solution, Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain, CAR-T cells,, cancer therapies

Impact of Transient Warming Events on Cell Viability of Placental/Umbilical Cord Blood

Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Transient warming events may reduce viability of cryopreserved hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells from PCB units. See details in this important poster.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain, cold shipping, dry ice shippers, shipping solutions for clinical trials, alternative to dry ice shipping, Impact of Transient Warming, Cell Viability, Placental/Umbilical Cord Blood

The Top 5 Hidden Costs of Dry Ice Shipping

Tue, Jul 08, 2014

The combination of dry ice, Styrofoam® and overnight shipping worked miracles in the 1960s and transformed medicine on the battlefield and here at home. Today, that combination remains a popular deep frozen shipping method, despite advanced technologies that improve reliability and cut costs.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain, cold shipping, dry ice shippers, shipping solutions for clinical trials, alternative to dry ice shipping

The Top 5 Hidden Costs of Dry Ice Shipping

Sun, Sep 15, 2013

The combination of dry ice, Styrofoam® and overnight shipping worked miracles in the 1960s and transformed medicine on the battlefield and here at home. Today, that combination remains a popular deep frozen shipping method, despite advanced technologies that improve reliability and cut costs.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain, cold shipping, dry ice shippers, shipping solutions for clinical trials, alternative to dry ice shipping

Deep Frozen – Minus the Deep Pockets

Wed, Nov 28, 2012

Asterand, a leading global supplier of human tissue-based research services, was using global freight forwarders to transport frozen tissue shipments to customers around the world. However, not only did the company experience issues with maintaining the proper temperature range during shipping delays, but the per shipment cost also varied significantly depending on the destination and the package characteristics.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Cold Chain Logistics, Dry Shipper, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, FedEx, Asterand

Putting the Deep Freeze on Shipping Costs

Sun, Nov 25, 2012

Cenetron Diagnostics, a premier provider of molecular laboratory services that support pivotal global trials for anti-viral and oncology drug development programs, was relying on costly premium carriers to ship temperature-sensitive clinical trial samples via dry ice all over the world. What the provider needed was a more efficient, cost-effective way to transport these specimens.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Cold Chain Logistics, Dry Shipper, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, FedEx, Cenetron

FedEx showcases its FedEx® Deep Frozen Shipping Solution using the CryoPort Express® Dry Shipper and Cryoportal

Thu, Oct 04, 2012

FedEx hosted its largest-ever “Healthcare Summit” October 1-4, 2012 in New York City, showcasing its FedEx® Deep Frozen Shipping Solution using the CryoPort Express® Dry Shipper and CryoportalTM. Click the link below to learn more about FedEx’ plans and forecast for the global shipping market in healthcare.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Cold Chain Logistics, Press Releases, Dry Shipper, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, FedEx

Cryoport Featured at the 10th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum in Chicago

Thu, Oct 04, 2012

Cryoport featured at the 10th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum September 24-28th, in Chicago. Click here to view the coverage:

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Cold Chain Logistics, Press Releases, Dry Shipper, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, IQPC

Clinical Trial Shipping Top 5 Concerns Answered

Mon, Mar 19, 2012

As blockbuster patents expire, drug developers are working to decrease the risk of drug development and lower development costs which Tufts University Center for the Study of Drug Development’s estimates is around $1.3 billion. One strategy is to conduct more clinical trials internationally, which comes with new logistics challenges and strategies.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, frozen shipping solution, Cold Chain Logistics, Dry Shipper, Clinical Trials Logistics, outsourced frozen shipping solution, shipping solutions for clinical trials, international clinical trials outsourcing

Supporting Sustainability with Smart Cold Chain Logistics

Thu, Feb 23, 2012

For many years, companies have been looking to engage in the triple bottom line known as the three pillars of people, planet and profit (Wikipedia). The Dow Jones has even come up with a Sustainability Index to track “leading sustainability driven companies worldwide” (Dow Jones). The index considers the customer and product evaluation to be:

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Tags: frozen shipping solution, Outsourcing Cold Chain, Environmental Sustainability, sustainability, green solutions for frozen shipping