Cryoport Supports ArunA Biomedical's Cryogenic Shipments of Stem Cell Kits

LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryoport, Inc. (OTCBB: CYRX) ("Company"), the leading provider of advanced cryogenic logistics solutions for the life sciences industry, serving markets including immunotherapies, stem cells, cell lines, clinical research organizations, vaccine manufacturers, animal health, and reproductive medicine, today announced that the Company is supporting ArunA Biomedical's ("ArunA") cryogenic shipments of stem cell kits.

ArunA Biomedical, Inc. is a privately held life science tools company dedicated to advancing drug discovery and basic research through the development and commercialization of platform technology products and services for the stem cell research community.  ArunA's patented platform cellular technology provides an adherent, monolayer cell culture system in a simple format suited for rapid results. ArunA's stem cell kits offer an efficient and economical alternative to less informative drug discovery and research tools.

Cryoport's comprehensive cryogenic logistics solutions will support the cryogenic shipment of ArunA's stem cell kits to the research community.  The Company's global network allows ArunA's products to reach their diverse worldwide customer base without compromising the integrity of the product and enables more efficient results through greater safety and speed of delivery. 

Steven Stice, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of ArunA Biomedical, commented, "Researchers depend on our stem cell kits to be consistent and reliable.  In turn, we rely on Cryoport's validated cryogenic logistics solutions to maintain those standards during shipment.  We look forward to working with Cryoport to help us service the global research community to efficiently address their high development costs and long timelines."

Mr. Jerrell Shelton, Cryoport's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are excited to work with ArunA Biomedical with the progression of stem cell research.  It is difficult and costly to maintain human stem cells. ArunA's products eliminate this burdensome task and with our best-in-class cryogenic solutions, we help them place these cells into the hands of researchers who may not otherwise have the capability or the resources to produce them."

About Cryoport, Inc.

Cryoport is the premier provider of cryogenic logistics solutions to the life sciences industry through its purpose-built proprietary packaging, information technology and specialized cold chain logistics expertise. We provide leading edge logistics solutions for biologic materials such as immunotherapies, stem cells, CAR-T cells, and reproductive cells for clients worldwide including points-of-care, CRO's, central laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, contract manufacturers, and university researchers. Our packaging is built around our proprietary Cryoport Express® liquid nitrogen dry vapor shippers, which are validated to maintain a constant -150°C temperature for a 10 day dynamic shipment duration. Our information technology centers around our Cryoportal™ Logistics Management Platform, which facilitates management of the entire shipment process. Cryoport is the preferred cryogenic logistics solutions partner to the world's largest shipping companies controlling more than 85% of the world's air shipments. For more information, visit

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