Stage of Program: Clinical Stage Programs (2.0 and relevant 1.0 projects)

A Double-Blind, Controlled Ph 2b Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Modified Stem Cells in Patients with Chronic Motor Deficit from Ischemic Stroke

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Modified adult donor bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (Modified MSC) Indication Chronic motor deficit secondary to ischemic stroke Therapeutic Mechanism Local intracerebral delivery of Modified MSC adjacent to motor pathways stimulate via a paracrine mechanism neuropoiesis & angiogenesis by the release of FGF-2, other trophic factors & ECM proteins. The net […]

Phase I Study of Chimeric Antigen Receptor Engineered Central Memory T cells for the Treatment of Malignant Glioma

Therapeutic Candidate or Device A promising immunotherapy utilizing a patient’s memory T cells engineered to express chimeric antigen receptors for targeted tumor killing. Indication Malignant glioma (WHO III and IV), including glioblastoma (WHO IV), that express the tumor-associated antigen IL-13 receptor alpha 2 (IL13Rα2). Therapeutic Mechanism A promising immunotherapy utilizing a patient’s memory T cells […]

A Phase 1b/2a Study of the ROR1-Targeting Monoclonal Antibody, Cirmtuzumab, and the Bruton Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor, Ibrutinib, in B-Cell Cancers

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Cirmtuzumab (UC-961) is a therapeutic monoclonal antibody that inhibits ROR1, a tumor-specific protein on the surface of many cancer stem cells Indication Cirmtuzumab will be used with the approved drug, ibrutinib, for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or mantle cell lymphoma Therapeutic Mechanism ROR1 is a cell surface protein which is […]

Phase 1b Trial of Hu5F9-G4 Monotherapy or Hu5F9-G4 in Combination with Azacitidine in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Hu5F9-G4 is a drug called an antibody that is designed to mobilize the body's immune system to eliminate cancer and cancer stem cells. Indication Patients with relapsed and/or refractory AML or newly diagnosed AML who cannot receive standard high dose chemotherapy. Therapeutic Mechanism This treatment targets cancer stem cells, which are […]

A Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Multicenter Study to Evaluate Efficacy & Safety of Repeated Administrations of NurOwn® in Patients with ALS

Therapeutic Candidate or Device A cell therapy that delivers high levels of neurotrophic factors to the CNS Indication Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig Disease Therapeutic Mechanism The Cell therapy is aimed at providing high levels of neurotrophic factors directly to the CNS, to support the dying neurons Unmet Medical Need Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis […]

Phase 2b Clinical Study of Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Injection of Retinal Progenitor Cells (jCell) for Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Allogeneic human retinal progenitor cells (hRPC) Indication Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) Therapeutic Mechanism The cells are intended to remain suspended in the vitreous cavity of the eye and exert a beneficial neurotrophic effect on the degenerating retina. Unmet Medical Need RP is an incurable orphan disease. There are no treatments currently available […]

Phase 2 Safety and Efficacy Study of CLBS03 Autologous T-Regulatory Cells in Adolescents with Recent Onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Autologous Ex Vivo Expanded Polyclonal CD4+CD25+CD127lo/-FOXP3+ Regulatory T-cells (CLBS03) Indication Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with Residual Beta Cell Function Therapeutic Mechanism It must be acknowledged that the mechanism(s) by which the effector arm of the immune system becomes unrestrained in the setting of T1D, resulting in the immune destruction […]

A Phase 3 Study Comparing the Utility of Human Acellular Vessels to Arteriovenous Fistula in Subjects with End-Stage Renal Disease (California Sites)

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 […]

Clinical trial of directly vascularized islet cell replacement therapy for high-risk type 1 diabetes

Therapeutic Candidate or Device pancreatic progenitor cells in a delivery device that allows direct vascularization Indication high-risk type 1 diabetes including "brittle" diabetes and hypoglycemia unawareness Therapeutic Mechanism People with type 1 diabetes have lost their pancreatic cells that make insulin, and therefore have to self-administer insulin. It is very difficult to manage blood sugar […]

A Phase 1b/2 Trial of the Anti-CD47 Antibody Hu5F9-G4 in Combination with Cetuximab in Patients with Solid Tumors and Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Therapeutic Candidate or Device The treatment is two drugs: Hu5F9-G4 and cetuximab. These are antibodies, which are engineered drugs that eliminate cancers using the immune system. Indication Patients with advanced colon cancer that have a genetic mutation in the KRAS gene and those without the KRAS genetic mutation. Therapeutic Mechanism This treatment targets cancer stem […]