Epiblasts that mimic disease could help Cellulim identify drugs that encourage healthy development.
For example there may be medicines that can improve the strength of the amniotic sac.
Another example is the neural tube disorder, it is disorder where the spinal column doesn’t close. Typical outcomes are miscarriage because the nervous systems is not fully developed. Folic acid is thought to prevent 75 percent of neural disorder, and Cellulim would like to know if there is a way to prevent the last 25 percent.