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Athersys Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Gene Therapy. In Vitro Diagnostics. Drug Response AssayAthersys has developed the microchromosome, a functional, but much smaller version of the human chromosome. A second technology, {T-Spot} is a high throughput assay which measures the immune response of living primary cells. The system could be used to diagnose and monitor autoimmune disease. It also serves as a drug response assay, to evaluate the immunomodulatory activity of drug candidates.


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