Ann Kimball & John W. Johnson Center for Cellular Therapeutics

The Ann Kimball & John W. Johnson Center for Cellular Therapeutics (KJCCT) or the ‘Johnson’s Center’ is a 5000 sq. ft. facility that includes 1710 sq. ft. of cleanroom space, a dedicated quality control laboratory, support spaces, and material, equipment and cryogenic storage required for GMP operations. 

Six independent production rooms, furnished with state-of-the-art equipment will allow investigators, with support from our expert personnel, to translate laboratory discoveries into cutting-edge cellular therapies for patient care.

Combined with a fully-equipped, in-house quality control laboratory for comprehensive testing and release of products, KJCCT offers HM the ability to deliver new cellular therapies to our patients in the safest, most cost-efficient and rapid manner.

List of Services

  • CellProcessing/Manufacturing and Cryopreservation

  • Method Development and Validation

  • Cryostorage

  • Cell Characterization

  • Sterility testing

  • Endotoxin testing
  • Mycoplasma testing

  • Autoclave Sterilization

  • QC (batch release) and Raw Materials Testing

  • Regulatory consultation

Cell Processing/Manufacturing and Cryopreservation Equipment

  • Sepax C-Pro Cell Processing System
  • CliniMACs PlusCell Depletion and Enrichment System

  • CliniMACs ProdigyAutomated Cell Processing System
  • VIA ThawCB1000
  • Cook RegentecCellseal Automated Thawing DFS
  • TSCD-II Sterile Tubing Welders
  • Carl Zeiss™ Primo Vert™ Inverted Microscopes
  • SEBRA 2380 Tube Sealer Kits
  • NUAire 6ft Biological safety cabinets
  • CO2 incubators
  • ME1002TE Precision Balances
  • VIA Freeze
  • Cryomed Controlled Rate Freezer
  • CryoPlus™ LN2 Vapor Freezers

Quality Control Equipment

  • BioMerieux BACT/ALERT 3D

  • Countess™ II FL Automated Cell Counter

  • CliniMACs Quant Flow Cytometer

  • Endosafe® nexgen-PTS™

  • Synergy HTX Multi-mode Reader

  • Lucetta 2 Luminometer

  • Previ Color Gram

  • BIOFIRE® Mycoplasma Nucleic Acid Amplification Technique (NAT)

  • CFX Opus 96 Touch Real-Time PCR Detection System

  • Mettler Toledo™ Excellence Plus XPE Analytical Balance


Autoclave Equipment

  • AMSCO® 250LS Small Steam Sterilizer

Quality is everyone's responsibility