Epistem is a biotechnology company with a specialist understanding of epithelial tissue and stem cell analyses, operating three distinct business divisions.
The Contract Research Division delivers innovative preclinical research services in the areas of oncology (inc. leukaemia), mucositis, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, wound healing and skincare. Working with over 200 pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and personal care companies worldwide, it offers proprietary assays for target validation, screening, efficacy, and translational biology using some of the latest technology, including small animal imaging, and with a GCLP accredited histology suite.
The Personalised Medicine Division is committed to facilitating a more tailored approach to patient treatment and care. It applies innovative gene expression technology to discovering novel drug-induced biomarkers to GCLP standard. It has also developed Genedrive™, a ‘point of care’ molecular diagnostic device providing a ‘near patient’ diagnosis in less than 30 minutes using hand held apparatus.
Our Novel Therapies Division is identifying the key regulators (proteins and peptides) of epithelial stem cells with the aim of developing therapeutics to control cell production.