- Application filed with IP Australia would expand patent estate to immunotherapy
- Creates new opportunities in the growing field of immunotherapy and reinforces a position in oncology
• Further patent application filed for oncology applications
• Patents strengthen the Company’s intellectual property and solidifies its focus in the field of oncology
• Patent filing forms a key part of the Company’s strategy to protect its platform
Late last year, Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, Cynata Therapeutics Limited (ASX: CYP), developed compelling data in an asthma model and is now ramping up that program.
In October 2016, Cynata announced it had received convincing data from a proof of concept study of its Cymerus™ iPSC-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in an experimental model of asthma. Those initial results demonstrated that Cymerus™ MSCs can exert a powerful effect via improved airway hyper-responsiveness. [Read more…]
It is not every day that an Aussie minnow lands a deal with a Japanese whale. When Fujifilm took a 9% equity stake in Cynata Therapeutics Ltd (ASX: CYP), it was a major lift for the regenerative medicine company, positioning Cynata to benefit not only from Fujifilm’s resources but also more broadly from current economic strategy within Japan.
Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, has committed to building leadership around a new generation of regenerative medicine products involving human cells and tissues and Cynata is now perfectly positioned to take advantage of this in the world’s second largest market for healthcare products. [Read more…]
- Final report of initial preclinical study confirms Cymerus™ MSCs have significant beneficial effects on all three key components of asthma: airway hyper-responsiveness, inflammation and airway remodelling
- Additional preclinical study expected to pave the way for a potential clinical trial
Melbourne, Australia; 2 March 2017 – Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, Cynata Therapeutics Limited (ASX: CYP), has signed an agreement with the Monash Lung Biology Network, a consortia involving researchers from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Department of Pharmacology at Monash University, Melbourne, to conduct a further preclinical study to support the use of CymerusTM mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the treatment of asthma. [Read more…]