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EPIC Services

As the EPIC core facility evolves so will the services provided.

Below is a list of services which will be available.

Cell Services

Cell Isolation

  • Bone Marrow mononuclear cells isolation
  • Peripheral blood cell isolation
  • Magnetically coupled antibody selection

Sterility testing

  • Bacteria
  • Mycoplasma
  • Endotoxin

Cell Propagation/modification

  • Adherent (small scale)
  • Suspension (small scale)
  • Clinical Expansion (scale up)
  • Other

Cell Freezing and Storage

  • Computer controlled step-down freezing
  • LN2 Vapor Phase storage
  • LN2 liquid storage

Cell Characterization

  • Immunophenotyping
  • Differentiation
  • Potency

Research Investigational Material

  • Culture Expanded human Mesenchymal stromal cells
  • Frozen Mononuclear cells from Bone marrow aspiration
  • Frozen Peripheral blood mononuclear cells
  • Human compatible cell culture growth supplement(s)


Consultation Services

Non-clinical

  • Efficacy studies
  • Potency studies
  • Toxicity studies

Clinical

  • Trial design
  • Safety studies

Chemistry, Manufacturing and Content

  • Cell Substance evaluation
  • Cell product
  • Manufacturing and packaging
  • Quality assurnce

Pre-IND package preparation

IRB and IND package preparation

Specialized Equipment

Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Center (EPIC)