WRALTechwire released an article on the Amnion Foundation’s Seed Grant Recipients in North Carolina – Dr. Rebecca Fry at UNC-Chapel Hill and Dr. Shay Soker at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Amnion recently announced its first seed grants, awards that provide access to the foundation’s inventory of cells and reagents for research purposes. The Winston-Salem-based group provides these cells to researchers in academia, government, and industry to support laboratory research and the development of cell therapies. Among its capabilities is isolating and growing cytotrophoblasts, cells that participate in forming the barrier separating a mother’s blood from the fetus’s circulation.

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