CALGARY, Alberta, April 19, 2018 – Hemostemix Inc. (“Hemostemix” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:HEM), a clinical-stage, autologous cell-therapy company, is pleased to announce that the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has raised no objections to the Company’s Investigational New Drug (“IND”) application. This allows the Company to expand its Phase II clinical trial for critical limb ischemia (“CLI”) to enroll patients at clinical sites across the United States in addition to Canada, where the Company has already received Health Canada approval. This is a key milestone in the Company’s international Phase II double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. [Read more…]
MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 27, 2018 — Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, Cynata Therapeutics Limited (ASX:CYP) is pleased to announce that the Primary Evaluation Period has been completed for the first cohort of patients in the clinical trial of its lead Cymerus™ mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) product CYP-001, for the treatment of steroid-resistant graft versus host disease (GvHD). [Read more…]
Patients in Cohort A Respond Well, 1st Patient in Cohort B Dosed in Cynata’s CYP-001 Trial
Australian stem cell company, Cynata Therapeutics has released exciting early results from its ongoing clinical trial in the UK utilizing an iPS cell-derived mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapeutic product. [Read more…]
Off the Shelf Allogeneic Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 19, 2017 — BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), the leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade cell and tissue hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media (“BioLife”), announced that Cellular Biomedicine Group (NASDAQ: CBMG), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm engaged in the development of immunotherapies for cancer and stem cell therapies for degenerative diseases (“CBMG”), has validated BioLife’s proprietary CryoStor freeze media for use in CBMG’s planned US Phase I clinical trial of AlloJoin, an off the shelf allogeneic stem cell therapy for knee osteoarthritis.
Mike Rice, BioLife President & CEO, commented, “We are very pleased to support CBMG in their development and potential commercialization of AlloJoin. CBMG is the leading regenerative medicine company in China, with a robust clinical pipeline and high-quality, scalable manufacturing facilities.”
In addition to this product adoption by CBMG, CryoStor and HypoThermosol®, BioLife’s companion cell storage and shipping media, have been used in at least 250 regenerative medicine applications, including several late-stage clinical trials. BioLife’s customer base has grown to over 2,000 companies, universities and clinical centers in the regenerative medicine, drug discovery and biobanking markets. [Read more…]