Irvine, CA., November, 23 2020 — Invitrx Therapeutics has formally signed a joint venture agreement with Baylx, Inc. (Baylx), to co-sponsor Baylx’s FDA approved Investigational New Drug (IND) application for BX-U001, a fresh, non-frozen human umbilical cord tissue mesenchymal stem cells (hUC-MSC) product in patients with COVID-19. [Read more…]
Because cord blood present within a newborn’s umbilical is rich with stem cells, it can be collected and stored for future medical use.
Organizations to work together to manage the supply chain for potential commercialization of omidubicel
Omidubicel (NiCord®) is a stem and progenitor cell based product composed of ex vivo expanded allogeneic umbilical cord blood (UCB) cells.
ReeLabs received permission from the Central Licensing Authority to conduct the first and only trial in India using MSCs from placenta and umbilical cord tissue against COVID-19.
There are numerous publications that have documented the role of stem cell against COVID-19. Currently there are 23 stem cell trials in progress in US, UK, Japan, Germany, China, Spain, France and various other developed countries and hitherto published literature is extremely encouraging.
India is now all set to join this elite list. [Read more…]
CBR to Provide Umbilical Cord-Derived Cellular Material to NantKwest for additional COVID-19 Clinical Trials Utilizing MSC Therapy
Los Angeles, Calif., and El Segundo, Calif., August 10, 2020 – CBR® by Generate Life Sciences, the world’s largest private newborn stem cell bank, and NantKwest (Nasdaq: NK), a clinical-stage, natural killer cell-based immunotherapy company, announced a collaboration to develop a COVID-19 treatment leveraging newborn stem cells. CBR will provide research-donated umbilical cord tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to NantKwest for efficient and robust expansion utilizing their proprietary modular, closed bioreactor system from NantKwest affiliate ImmunityBio, Inc. [Read more…]
What are placental stem cells and what are placental stem cells used for? As placental stem cells get explored for a variety of therapeutic applications, these questions become increasingly important. The opportunity to collect placental stem cells is also a once in a lifetime opportunity. [Read more…]