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Cell-Based Therapy Helps Leg Ulcers Heal In The Form Of Spray-On Skin
2012-08-03 08:47:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A topical spray containing a unique formula of living human cells developed and studied by US and Canadian researchers has been shown to provide a 52 percent greater chance of healing chronic venous leg ulcers than treatment with compression bandages alone. Findings of the study are published in the latest issue of the journal The Lancet. Leg ulcers, painful open wounds that can last for months without proper treatment, are...

2011-08-04 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Biotherapeutics today announced positive topline results for its Phase IIb clinical trial investigating the efficacy of HP802-247 in venous leg ulcers. HP802-247 is an investigational allogeneic living cell suspension containing keratinocytes and fibroblasts. The study was designed to determine the potential effectiveness of two cell concentrations and two dosing frequencies of HP802-247, when combined with standard care,...

2011-05-17 15:05:00

DUBLIN, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Advanced BioHealing, Inc. - Creation of a new strategic platform based on tissue regeneration using cell-based therapies complements Shire's existing specialty focus and biologics manufacturing capability - Strong strategic fit with Shire - High medical need for symptomatic...


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