Clara Biotech was founded to make medical breakthroughs possible using exosomes. We do this by enabling any lab to easily isolate exosomes from many biofluids with the highest level of speed, precision, and reliability. By solving the most difficult aspects of working with exosomes today, Clara is the first to transform the tedious, time consuming process into one that is repeatedly and automatically accomplished in a manner of minutes.Learn More About Exosomes
Despite rapid growth in the industry, exosome research was only 10 years old and everyone was suffering from one core problem— purification was terrible.
Thanks in part to unique developments in chemistry and microfluidics, Dr. He took the first step forward into a new era of exosome isolation and purification, focused on supporting downstream diagnostic processing using exosomes. Her work gained notice, and Dr. He was awarded an SBIR Phase 1 from NCI and a grant to participate in I-CorpsTM at NIH 2018 to begin early market validation.
When bioengineer and innovator, James West, took notice of Dr. He’s work, he immediately saw the potential of exosomes to drive medical breakthroughs and dropped everything to come onboard. Bringing cutting-edge technologies, like exosomes, from the bench to the bedside hit particularly close to home for West. At the time, his brother was battling leukemia. West was experiencing first-hand the strain and complications that accompany the standard of care. Along the way, he couldn’t help but connect the possibilities of exosomes to change the patient journey.
“I saw the possibility of exosomes to help with every stage of the patient journey — From using exosomes to look at the stage of the cancer, to using cancer immunotherapeutic exosomes to treat and train the immune system to fight the cancer directly and to regenerate tissues and organs that have been destroyed. The power of exosomes to drive medical breakthroughs was evident.”
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Getting rid of non-specific binding is the most [important] interesting and amazing part.
Our lab team uses many kits and we get different results….the field needs standardization.