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Manchester, , GB
Company Type:
Small Business (1-10M TTM Revenue)
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  • Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP)
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Small Business (SB) (unconfirmed)

Epistem is a Manchester, UK-based contract research organisation (CRO) providing pre-clinical and clinical models, platforms, and services. Pre-clinical services encompass both in vitro and in vivo models within inflammatory diseases (particularly inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and GI toxicities), oncology/oncology supportive care and dermatological conditions. Epistem also offers organoid models for toxicity testing in several species, to complement in vivo studies.

The histology and image analysis service develops both labelling protocols and quantification techniques for pre-clinical and clinical use (GCLP compliant biomarker support). The pharmacogenomics service provides PCR and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) with accompanying bioinformatic analysis, providing both discovery and clinical biomarker services. Additionally, Epistem has pioneered the use of scalp hair as a surrogate tissue for clinical drug response monitoring & biomarker analysis (both IHC and gene expression).

Our technical team have a flexible approach and have been providing services for over 20 years. They can help design tailored protocols and bespoke services for your needs, fully supported by our QA department.

Reach out today to discover how we can contribute to achieving your research objectives.

Core Competencies: Oncology Models, IBD Models, Gastrointestinal Models, Dermatology Models, Organoids, Mucositis Models, Immune Cell Assays, Flow Cytometry, Cytokine Profiling, Laser Microdissection, Imaging & Image Analysis, Next Generation Sequencing, NovaSeq, MiSeq, Bioinformatic, Histology & IHC, Biomarker Platforms, Plucked Hair Analysis.

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48 Grafton Street Manchester, , M13 9XX United Kingdom

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