Human Stem Cell Use: Adult or Tissue Stem Cell

A Human Acellular Vessel in Patients Needing Renal Replacement Therapy: A Comparison with ePTFE Grafts as Conduits for Hemodialysis (HUMANITY)

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) Indication Conduit for Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Therapeutic Mechanism Mechanism of action: the HAV is comprised of intact extracellular matrix constructed by human smooth muscle cells (SMC) in a biomimetic bioreactor system. The manufacturing process is designed to create a biologic matrix similar in protein composition and […]

Allogeneic Cardiosphere-Derived Cells for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cardiomyopathy

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Allogeneic Cardiosphere-Derived Cells (CDCs, CAP-1002) Indication Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cardiomyopathy Therapeutic Mechanism Secretion of identified bioactive elements will reduce myocardial fibrosis and improve cardiac function. Unmet Medical Need Heart failure is the leading cause of death among young men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. No specific therapies exist to treat this element […]

Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV Mediated by Lentivector Transduced, Pre-selected CD34+ Cells in AIDS lymphoma patients

Therapeutic Candidate or Device HSC gene modified by a lentiviral vector which encodes a triple combination of HIV-resistance genes and a pre-selective marker. Indication HIV in AIDS-lymphoma patients. Therapeutic Mechanism Bone marrow transplants are standard of care for AIDS-lymphoma patients providing a cure for the patient's lymphoma. A purified population of triple combination anti-HIV lentiviral […]

A Phase I/II, Non Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of G1XCGD (Lentiviral Vector Transduced CD34+ Cells) in Patients With X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Therapeutic Candidate or Device The therapeutic product candidate is autologous CD34+ hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPC) transduced with the G1XCGD lentiviral vector. Indication The target indication is for the transplantation of patients with severe X-linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease (XCGD) lacking matched donors. Therapeutic Mechanism Transplantation and engraftment of gene-corrected autologous HSPC after reduced intensity conditioning for […]

Ex vivo Engineering of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells for the Treatment of Hypophosphatasia

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells collected from patients with hypophosphatasia and genetically modified with a lentiviral vector to release TNALP Indication Hypophosphatasia (HPP) Therapeutic Mechanism We are proposing a cell-based enzyme replacement therapy for HPP: autologous gene-modified hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPCs) will be infused into the patient and will engraft into the bone […]

Development of OSSM-007, cryopreserved interferon-gamma primed allogeneic MSCs, for treatment of steroid refractory acute graft versus host disease

Therapeutic Candidate or Device OSSM007: cryopreserved, interferon-gamma-primed bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSC) Indication acute Graft versus host disease (aGVHD) resulting from hematopoietic cell transplantation Therapeutic Mechanism Immunomodulation of host-reactive T cells to induce operational tolerance of donor HSC-derived lymphocytes through direct cell-to-cell contact and secreted paracrine factors. Interferon-gamma priming of MSCs enhances therapeutic effects […]

Hematopoetic stem cell gene therapy for the treatment of Tay-Sachs disease

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Autologous hematopoietic stem cells transduced with a HexA/HexB expressing lentiviral vector Indication Tay-Sachs disease Therapeutic Mechanism The transplanted gene modified autologous hematopoietic stem cells will engraft in the bone marrow and start producing HexA/HexB expressing immune progeny. Microglia, which establish residence in the brain, will deliver functional beta-hexosaminidase enzyme to affected […]

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy for XCGD

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells collected from X-CGD patients modified with a highly regulated lentiviral vector Indication X-linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease Therapeutic Mechanism Lentiviral vector (LV) modification of autologous hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) to restore physiologic gp91phox expression. We have developed a next-generation LV designed by bioinformatic-guided screening of […]

Late Stage Pre-Clinical Development of a Cirmtuzumab Based CAR T-cell for the Treatment of ROR1+ Hematological Malignancies

Therapeutic Candidate or Device We are developing ROR1 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) modified T-cells for the treatment of hematological and solid tumor cancers. Indication The target for our therapy are patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Therapeutic Mechanism Our lead candidate ROR1 CAR-T cell therapy modifies […]

Curing Sickle cell Disease with CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Blood stem cells collected from individuals with sickle cell disease will have the sickle gene corrected and then given back to the same individual. Indication Sickle cell disease is a hereditary blood disorder associated with pain and other serious medical complications including a shortened life-span Therapeutic Mechanism It is possible to […]