Therapeutic/Technology: Donor cell therapy

Antiviral Cellular Therapy for Enhancing T-cell Reconstitution Before or After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (ACES)

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Partially HLA-matched virus-specific T-cell therapy targeting cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and adenovirus. Indication This study will treat persistent viral infections with CMV, EBV, and/or adenovirus in patients with immunodeficiency. Therapeutic Mechanism The goal of this study is to use banked virus-specific T-cell therapy in A) patients who have persistent viral infections after […]

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 […]

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 2 Open-Label, Multi-Center, Randomized, Controlled, Optimal Dose-Finding Study of DCC-UCB in Adults Receiving High Dose Chemotherapy for AML

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Cryopreserved, universal donor hematopoietic stem cell therapy that restores blood cell function and protects against infection after chemotherapy Indication Neutropenia arising from high-dose chemotherapy for treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Therapeutic Mechanism The primary treatment for patients with AML is chemotherapy. Most chemotherapy results in a period of neutropenia (very low […]

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treated with Cardiosphere-Derived Allogeneic Stem Cells

Therapeutic Candidate or Device CAP-1002 Indication Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Therapeutic Mechanism CAP-1002's mechanism of action may result in reduced wall thickening of small blood vessels in the lung that are markedly narrowed/obstructed in PAH. The latter results in high resistance against which the right ventricle (RV) must pump in order to drive […]

Induction of Tolerance to Combined Kidney and Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplants from HLA Haplotype Matched Living Donors

Therapeutic Candidate or Device blood stem cells and T cells from organ transplant donors will be studied under this proposal to prevent rejection of kidney transplants Indication to withdraw immunosuppressant drugs from kidney transplant recipients Therapeutic Mechanism Injection of the donor blood stem cells into recipients will prevent recipient immune cells from rejecting the donor […]

In Utero Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation For The Treatment Of Fetuses With Alpha Thalassemia Major

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Maternal bone marrow-derived CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells. Indication Fetal alpha thalassemia major. Therapeutic Mechanism This strategy that takes advantage of existing tolerance between the mother and fetus during pregnancy, so that maternal cells can be transplanted into a fetus without conditioning or immunosuppression. Survivors of alpha thalassemia need chronic blood transfusions […]

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 […]

Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neural Stem Cells for Severe Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural stem cells. Indication Spinal cord injury Therapeutic Mechanism The proposed neural stem cell therapy will be transplanted into a spinal cord injury site, providing cell replacement and a new neuronal relay across the injury site in an effort to promote significant functional improvement. Unmet Medical Need […]

Treatment of the TMJ disc complex

Therapeutic Candidate or Device Tissue implant engineered using expanded, allogeneic chondroprogenitor cells Indication Defects of the temporomandibular joint disc complex Therapeutic Mechanism Though the mechanism has not been established, Hyaleon®️ may initially act as a load bearing structure that fills defects of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc complex. The implant is slowly remodeled allowing for […]