In major news released today, Pluristem Therapeutics announced that it had been granted two key cell therapy patents in Japan. Pluristem Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that uses placental cells and a proprietary, three-dimensional technology platform to develop cell therapies for a broad range of diseases.
Therefore, the patents pertain to the three-dimensional growth of placental and fat cells and the use of placental cells grown with 3D technology:
- Patent No. 5733894, titled “Methods for Cell Expansion and Uses of Cells and Conditioned Media Produced Thereby for Therapy
- Patent No. 5766041, titled “Pharmaceutical Composition for Enhancing Subject Hematopoietic System”
To learn more about the company, see our recent interview Dr. Racheli Ofir, VP Research & Intellectual Property for Pluristem Therapeutics. Or, read the full press release below, printed with permission from Dr. Ofir. [Read more…]