By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biomodels said today that Swedish Orphan Biovitrum has contracted it to test the possibility of developing a predictive assay to determine which stem cell therapy patients may be at risk for a complication called oral mucositis.

Under the agreement, the Watertown, Mass.-based preclinical drug research firm aims to develop a screening platform to define mucositis risk for patients undergoing conditioning regimens for hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT).

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