NCE Progress Report

During NCE period, we have made progress in achieving the goal to test whether cardiomyocytes derived from CTLA4-Ig/PD-L1 expressing hESCs are functional in a rat myocardial infarction model. We sent personnels to Dr. Charles Murry lab at University of Washington to obtain the expertise in transplanting hESC-derived cardiomyocytes into MI rat model, and are preparing to complete the research within the next three months.