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2014-03-17 20:22:32

TOORAK, Australia, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) is pleased to advise that it has commenced dosing in its Phase I Stem Cell Mobilisation (SCM) Human Proof of Concept trial of ATL1102, the Company's second generation antisense drug targeting the VLA-4 receptor. The trial will assess the safety, tolerability and effect of ATL1102 on the release of hematopoietic stem cells (CD34+) into the blood when dosed alone and in combination with an existing...

2014-01-13 08:26:47

Phase 1 Trial of BL-8040 expected to begin in Q2 2014; top-line results expected in H2 2014 JERUSALEM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has filed the necessary regulatory submissions to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for the mobilization of stem cells from the bone...

2013-11-19 08:27:29

- Results published in Clinical Cancer Research - JERUSALEM, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a biopharmaceutical development company, announced today the publication of results showing that BL-8040 (formerly known as BKT-140) enables the efficient mobilization of stem cells from the bone marrow into the peripheral blood, thus facilitating autologous stem cell transplantation in multiple myeloma patients. The research was published in the journal,...

2013-11-14 12:54:05

New knowledge of drug mechanism paves road to new treatment approaches for patients suffering from frequent bacterial infections 1. Scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered the exact mode of action by plerixafor, a drug commonly prescribed to stimulate immune responses in patients suffering from neutropenia, which causes them to become prone to oral, skin, genital infections and in worst cases, a fatal whole-body infection.  A better understanding of...

2013-11-14 00:20:06

New knowledge of drug mechanism paves road to new treatment approaches for patients suffering from frequent bacterial infectionsSingapore, Nov 14, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered the exact mode of action by plerixafor, a drug commonly prescribed to stimulate immune responses in patients suffering from neutropenia, which causes them to become prone to oral, skin, genital infections and in worst cases, a...

2013-02-13 08:26:53

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary J. Bridger PhD as Executive Vice President, Research and Development. "We are delighted to welcome Gary to the Xenon team," commented Simon Pimstone, Xenon's President and CEO. "As a co-founder and CSO of AnorMED, he was responsible for the development of MOZOBIL, a hematopoietic stem cell mobilizing agent for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple...

2012-08-21 06:27:17

CLEVELAND, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteriocyte, a leading clinical stage biotechnology company developing cellular based therapies to treat human diseases, announced today the successful award of another grant by the National Institute of Health for the use of the NANEX(TM) platform in Hematopoietic Reconstitution Using Ex Vivo Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood CD34+ Stem Cells. The funding will enable development of the company's NANEX(TM) platform for use in stem cell transplants, a...

2012-08-15 23:00:07

Stemedica International, SA (Epalinges, Switzerland), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. (“Stemedica”), a leader in adult stem cell research and manufacturing, announced today that it has been granted a series of licenses by Swissmedic (the Swiss equivalent of the United States Food and Drug Administration). These licenses specifically authorize the Company to import and export its Stemedyne stem cell products worldwide for human use in approved...

2012-07-24 10:23:27

REHOVOT, Israel, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Biokine Therapeutics Ltd. announced today that it has received Orphan Drug designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells from bone marrow into peripheral blood for collection and subsequent transplantation in patients with hematological cancers. Earlier in 2012, Biokine received FDA approval to conduct a Phase 2 clinical study for stem cell mobilization in Multiple...

2012-01-10 23:36:32

Could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli New findings by St. Michael's researchers about the way cells work could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli. Ever since the water supply in Walkerton, Ont., was contaminated by E. coli in 2000, Dr. Philip Marsden has been trying to figure out just how a toxin released by that particular strain of the bacteria causes kidney damage in children. Now Dr. Marsden and his team based at St....