04 March 2014

Epistem Opens Laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland

Manchester, United Kingdom – 04 March 2014 - Epistem Holdings Plc has opened a US laboratory based in Baltimore, Maryland. The laboratory will support the expansion of Epistem's contract research division within the US. The US laboratory is currently offering histology and immunohistochemistry (IHC) services to a range of US clients, expanding upon the success of the GcLP and GLP compliant UK laboratory. 

Epistem Co-Founder and Director of the Contract Services Business, Dr Catherine Booth commented "Epistem's specialist contract research services provide valuable support to drug discovery and development pipelines. We already have strong relationships with both companies, academic and government groups on the East Coast along with a US Business team based in Boston and Baltimore. We are excited to now be providing services locally to support this growing US business".

Epistem is a biotechnology and personalised medicine company commercialising its expertise in stem cells in the areas of epithelial (oncology, gastrointestinal and dermatological) and infectious diseases. Epistem develops innovative therapeutics, biomarkers and diagnostics (Genedrive®) alongside contract research services for drug development companies. 

Source: Epistem