NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health’s Undiagnosed Disease Program to create stem cell lines from patient’s cells that can be used to model and study their diseases in vitro.

NYSCF said yesterday that it plans to use its NYSCF Global Stem Cell Array to generate stem cell lines from 100 patients in the UDP and to work with UDP investigators to understand these rare diseases, and potentially find ways to treat them.

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