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Ocata Therapeutics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH to Develop Proprietary Hemangio-derived Mesenchymal Cell Therapy for Lupus Nephritis

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.– Ocata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCAT), a leader in the field of Regenerative Ophthalmology™, today announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to fund further preclinical development of Ocata’s proprietary Hemangio-derived Mesenchymal Cell (HMC™) product for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and lupus nephritis (LN).

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