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News - Oct 2018

European Society of Cell and Gene Therapy Congress - 2018

Caltag Medsystems will be attending the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy in Laussane Switzerland 16-19 October 2018. This congress is in collaboration with the International Society of Stem Cell Research, the French Society of Gene and Cell Therapy and local organizers in Switzerland. 

Visit Hannah Hills at booth 24 to learn about our cell and gene therapy products. If you’d like to book an appointment, please contact Hannah Hills at hannah@caltagmedsystems.co.uk.



News - Oct 2018

Proud Sponsor of the Buckingham Squash Team

Caltag Medsystems is proud to be sponsoring the Buckingham Squash Team for the 2018 - 2019 season. Playing in the Buckinghamshire Squash league as part of the Men’s division 3 group, the team is hoping to improve on their placing this season. 
With the addition of new players and a new sponsor, it is looking promising!
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News - Sep 2018

Welcome Jennifer and Cara

We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Allen and Cara Hetherington. Jennifer joins us as senior development scientist, working with the Cellwork’s science team to bring new and exciting angiogenesis related products and services to market. Cara joins us a laboratory technician, assisting in the manufacture and quality control of cell biology reagents in line with corporate and customer requirements.


News - Sep 2018

Congratulations Fundraiser Extraordinaire Nicki Kaenzig

Chief Scientific Officer, Nicki Kaenzig, upped the bar considerably with her fundraising activities this year. 
Entering a record number of crazy running events, including 6 ultra-marathons, she raised hundreds of pounds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Work colleagues also helped raise money, by taking part in a sponsored doughnut eating competition.

News - Sep 2018

International Society for Cellular Therapy - Europe

Caltag Medsystems will be at the ISCT Europe 2018 Regional Meeting. 12 – 14 September 2018, Florence, Italy.

We'd be delighted to discuss the range of cell and gene therapy research products we provide. We're at booth 6, please drop by and say 'Hello'.


News - Sep 2018

European Congress of Immunology

Caltag Medsystems will be attending the 5th Congress of the ECI on 2 – 5 September 2018, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Come and visit us at our booth to hear about our immunology, flow cytometry, and cell and gene therapy products. This years congress is with the endorsement of the European Federation of Immunological Societies and the Dutch Society for Immunology. 


News - Aug 2018

Congratulations

Congratulations are in order for Hannah Hills and James Thompson, following their recent promotions to Sales and Marketing Manager and Senior Product Manager respectively.
Well Done Hannah and James, we wish you every success in your new roles.


News - Jul 2018

Welcome Janet Tompkins

We warmly welcome Janet Tompkins to the Caltag Medsystems family. Janet joins us as a packing and dispatch coordinator, working closely with our sales and logistics personnel, to ensure the rapid delivery of products to our customers.  

News - Jun 2018

Congress of the European Hematology Association

Visit Caltag Medsystems at Booth 1248 at the 23rd Congress of the EHA from 14-17 June 2018. We are located in the Diagnostics Area and are looking forward to discussing our immunology, flow cytometry, and cell and gene therapy products. One lucky visitor will be winning 2 tickets to a Shrimp Dinner Cruise in Stockholm. Just stop by or contact us at courtney@caltagmedsystems.co.uk to book an appointment! 

News - Apr 2018

Fiona - Welcome to the Caltag Medsystems Family

We are delighted to welcome Fiona to the Caltag Medsystems family.
Fiona starts a newly defined role at Caltag Medsystems, in Sales and Customer Service Support. She brings a wealth of biomedical experience to the company, having gained an honours degree in Microbiology and been employed as a health professional during her time as a state registered biomedical scientist. She also brings with her an exemplary record in customer service support. Welcome Fiona.

News - Apr 2018

Human Tissue Authority (HTA) License Awarded to Caltag Medsystems

Caltag Medsystems has been awarded a Human Tissue Authority (HTA) license allowing us to store human tissue in our liquid nitrogen tanks  in the UK. 

How does this benefit you? 

We now stock our most popular haematopoietic cell types, including CD34+, MNCs, T cells & Monocytes, supplied from AllCells. This allows delivery to our European customers within 24 hours. 

To learn more, please call us +44 (0) 1280 827460 or email techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk.
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News - Apr 2018

Human Bodily Fluids Now Available!

Caltag Medsystems is now able to provide a vast range of human bodily fluids. Using advance techniques in collection, preservation and storage, our high quality biological samples and specimens play a vital role in research, development and manufacturing.
Products include breast milk, CSF, urine, semen plus many more. 

If you are interested in the products, please contact techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk with full requirement details and one of our Product Managers will happily assist.
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News - Mar 2018

Food Safety, Environmental Safety, and Agro-Food Characterisation.


Caltag Medsystems now provide over 60 kits to analytic laboratories requiring high quality, simple to use, real time PCR screening tools for food safety, environmental safety, and agro-food characterisation.
The product range from Biopremier includes kits to detect the fraudulent substitution of meats, the inclusion of meat in non-meat (vegetarian) products, and the presence of allergens in food products. In addition the detection of pathogens in food products, microorganisms in wine and other beverages, allergens in food products and GMO in food products are all possible. Using Biopremier’s Real Time PCR Kits, even trace quantities of undesired ingredients can be detected.  Visit https://www.caltagmedsystems.co.uk/biopremier


News - Mar 2018

Easter Opening Hours and Shipping Dates

Caltag Medsystems will be closed from 5.30pm (BST) on Thursday 29th March 2018 for the Easter break. We will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.
The last dispatch date for orders to mainland Europe will be Tuesday 27th March and to the UK will be Wednesday 28th March. All other orders will be shipped after the Easter break.
Thank you

News - Mar 2018

Measure Angiogenesis in Real Time using GFP labelled HUVECs

The Cellworks' GFP V2a Kit - Vasculogenesis to Angiogenesis, is a validated, in vitro, human primary cell co-culture model of angiogenesis.  Using GFP, it allows the dynamic measurement of all phases of the angiogenic process. Tubules formed contain a lumen and resemble the morphology and range of capillary lengths found in microvascular beds in vivo. 

For bespoke assays, angiogenesis tested GFP human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) are available. These bring greater assay flexibility allowing the user to have complete control over the number and cell types present in the angiogenesis assay and the opportunity to manipulate cells prior to culturing if necessary.

Find out  more about these exciting new products https://www.cellworks.co.uk/gfp_v2a_kit.php


News - Mar 2018

Our Cell Expansion Service Has Launched

Caltag Medsystems has the production capability to offer customers ready to use cryopreserved cells, prepared in single bulk batches.
Our ready to use, bulk quantities of frozen cells facilitate screening performance by removing the variabilities of passage number, senescence and viability associated with parallel cell culture. They also allow streamlining of experimental workflows for high throughput screening campaigns and other large scale research studies. All cells are QC tested for mycoplasma and viability.
To discuss your requirements please call us +44 (0) 1280 827460 or email techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk

News - Mar 2018

Flow Cytometry Services Now Available

Caltag Medsystems are delighted to offer 2 new flow cytometry services to our customers.

Our Immunophentyping service allows characterisation of extracellular cell markers using fluorescently-labelled antibodies. These include MHC/HLA typing, cancer cell analysis (focusing on haematological malignancies), and other custom analyses.

The CD34 Enumeration service provides absolute counts of fresh Bone Marrow, Whole Blood and Leukapheresis within one hour of cell collection. Based upon the International Society of Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering (ISHAGE) industry standard guidelines for staining and gating, the assay generates absolute counts for viable white blood cells and CD34+ stem cells within a given tissue.

We look forward to discussing our Flow Cytometry services with you call + 44 (0) 1280 827460 or techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk

News - Jan 2018

Visiting Suppliers in California

Caltag Medsystems staff are looking forward to an imminent, comprehensive tour of their California based suppliers. 
Meeting our suppliers face to face provides an excellent opportunity for strengthening relationships, meeting new staff members and further understanding of company operations together with unparalleled  onsite product training opportunities.


News - Dec 2017

Sindhu - Welcome to the Team

We are delighted to welcome Sindhu Raj, Laboratory Technician, to the Caltag Medsystems.family.
Drawing on experience in cell and molecular biology within both commercial and academic settings, Sindhu has responsibilities in manufacturing and product development within the Cellworks division.

News - Nov 2017

Christmas Opening Hours and Shipping Dates

Caltag Medsystems will be closed from mid-day (12:00 GMT) on Friday 22nd December 2017 for the Christmas Holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.
The last dispatch date for orders will be the Tuesday 19th December 2017. All other orders will be shipped in the New Year.
Thank you for your custom, Marry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us.



News - Nov 2017

Small Molecule Inhibitors for Apoptosis and Epigenetics Research

Caltag Medsystems are pleased to announce they have been appointed distributor for APExBIO across Europe. APExBIO are a global provider of small molecule inhibitors, agonists, antagonists and screening libraries plus custom services including peptide synthesis, antibody production and assay development. Their products cover a range of research areas, notably apoptosis and epigenetics research.

For further information about APExBIO products, please do not hesitate to contact us via email techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk or call +44 (0)1280 827460.
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News - Oct 2017

FDA cleared for IVD use in the USA: TVT-03-50-US

Cytomark, a division of Caltag Medsystems, is proud to announce that the 3ml TransFix/EDTA Vacuum Blood Collection Tubes (TVTs) are now cleared for in vitro diagnostic use in the United States (USA specific code: TVT-03-50-US). For a list of countries where TransFix® products are registered as IVDs, please click here. TVTs are intended for collection and storage of human whole blood specimens for immunophentoyping of white blood cells by flow cytometry. Recovery of lymphocyte subset marker of the HIV panel can be accomplished over a 14-day period following collection. Learn more about the benefits of blood stabilisation here.


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News - Sep 2017

Chief Scientific Officer Appointed

Congratulations are in order for Nicki Kaenzig on her promotion to Chief Scientific Officer recently. 

With responsibilities for driving the popular angiogenesis and cell expansion services, together with coordination of manufacturing and product development within the Cytomark and Cellworks divisions, Nicki is warmly welcomed to her new role.

News - Aug 2017

We welcome Adedayo Leduwe to the Product Management team

Adedayo brings a background in pharmacology including strong analytical, communication, research and lab skills to the Product Management team. With experience in the National Health Service supporting haematology and pathology departments, Adedayo has a wealth of experience and is proficient in working within strict ISO guidelines.

News - Jul 2017

Exclusive European Distributor for AllCells

Caltag Medsystems are very pleased to announce that we are now the exclusive European distributor of AllCells products.
How will this benefit you?

If you are collaborating with any laboratories in Europe who require fresh and frozen apheresis packs, bone marrow, whole blood, cord blood or isolated cells from these tissues, Caltag Medsystems can now provide the same products that you would receive.

AllCells products are produced through IRB approved collection programs that allow for direct screening of human donors with special profiles of interests. You can review donor samples and clinical reports online based on age, sex, weight, height, race, HLA type, smoker/non-smoker, treatment history, disease and other parameters. From these tissue types they can isolate MNCs, HLA-A2+ MNC, Platelets, Basophils, Eosinophil’s, Neutrophils plus many more.

Please contact us for further information about the AllCells products: techsupport@caltagmedsystems.co.uk



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