UM launches partnership for stem cell services

University partners with two firms to offer production, storage of stem cells

April 28, 2011|By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun

The University of Maryland, Baltimore on Thursday announced a public-private partnership with two companies to offer stem cells for research and clinical testing.

The university's Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine will work with Paragon Bioservices Inc., based in the university's BioPark, to offer stem cell services, such as the production and storage of various types of stem cells. The second company, California-based Life Technologies Inc., will provide training for research scientists who perform work for the partnership.

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