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  • The CCT is a state-of-the-art facility

    Consisting of three ISO14644-1 compliant cGMP clean room suites that are fully functional and independent allowing maximal usage. 

  • Autologous Islet Transplant Program  

    The CCT completed more than 200 successful Autologous Islet Transplantations since 2009. Islet autotransplantation can delay or prevent the onset of diabetes and improve patient quality of life. 

  • Meet the Team

    The CCT provides access to highly trained and dedicated staff with expertise in all aspects of cellular therapy

  • About Us

    The Center for Cellular Therapy (CCT) is an FDA registered cGMP level facility that meets the most rigorous standards in the aspect of processing of cells.


Immunomonitoring and Other Services

CCT offers a variety of immunomonitoring services.  Customizable services range from processing and storage of patient samples for clinical trials to processing and analyzing human samples for research purposes.  

CCT Resources at a Glance

  • Reporting to regulatory agencies, sponsors, and IRB's of record
  • Preparation of standard-of-care cell products for cell therapy
  • Cell products for experimental IND-based cell therapy
  • Full-spectrum service from minimally manipulated to extensively cultured cells
  • Responsive team that develops competency in all cell manipulations, including purification, culture and cytokine expansion, antigen exposure, cell differentiation protocols, and gene transfer
  • Comprehensive support--starting with IND preparation and regulatory guidance to development of Standard Operating Procedures and product delivery reimbursed by users
  • Quality management, including quality assurance, quality control, and quality oversight committee

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Center for Cellular Therapy

Medical Director:

Satish Nadig, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Directors:

Shikhar Mehrotra, Ph.D.

Hongjun Wang, Ph.D.

QA Director:
Tara Duke

Islet Program Coordinator:
​Betsy Shuford




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