NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Medistem Laboratories will collaborate with Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Kansas City Veterans Administration to characterize the epigenetic profile of stem cells derived from menstrual blood, the company said today.
 
Defining the subcellular characteristics of this group of endometrial regenerative cells will help the company translate its in vitro and animal studies into human trials, the company said.
 

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