Celularity Expands Strategic Collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation to COVID-19 Infection and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – Yahoo…

- The expanded strategic collaboration includes the use of Celularity's proprietary CYNK-001 for treatment of SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19 and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome WARREN, N.J., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Celularity Inc. ("Celularity" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage company developing allogeneic cellular therapies from human placentas, today announced the expansion of its existing collaborative license agreement with United Therapeutics Corporation's (Nasdaq: UTHR) wholly-owned subsidiary, Lung Biotechnology PBC, to include the treatment of COVID-19 and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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Canadian Company STEMCELL Technologies Is an Essential Industry Partner for COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Development – Ottawa Citizen

About STEMCELL Technologies STEMCELL Technologies is Canadas largest biotechnology company, with over 1,500 employees and year-on-year growth of approximately 20% for the last 26 years. Based in Vancouver, STEMCELL supports life sciences research around the world with more than 2,500 specialized reagents, tools, and services

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How are stem cells used in medicine today? | HowStuffWorks

From the United States Senate to houses of worship, and even to the satirical television show "South Park," stem cells have been in the spotlight -- though not always in the kindest light. Since early research has focused on the use of embryonic stem cells (cells less than a week old), the very act of extracting these cells has raised a raft of ethical questions for researchers and the medical community at large, with federal funding often hanging in the balance.

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Stem Cells & Medicine A Closer Look at Stem Cells

Cell Banking and Donation Donating stem cells is a powerful way to help patients in need and advance research. Cord Blood & Uses to Treat DiseaseBlood stem cells found in cord blood have the ability to cure patients of specific diseases of the blood and immune systems. Learn more about cord blood, its therapeutic uses, donation, and banking.

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UC San Diego to Advance Stem Cell Therapies in New Space Station Lab – UC San Diego Health

A three-year, nearly $5 million award from NASA will allow researchers at the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center at UC San Diego Health, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine and their partners at Space Tango to develop a new integrated space stem cell orbital research laboratory within the International Space Station (ISS) and launch three collaborative research projects within it. Stem cells self-renew, generating more stem cells, and specialize into tissue-specific cells, such as blood, brain and liver cells, making them ideal for biological studies far from Earths resources

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Stem-cell therapy – Wikipedia

Use of stem cells to treat or prevent a disease or condition Stem-cell therapy is the use of stem cells to treat or prevent a disease or condition.[1] As of 2016[update], the only established therapy using stem cells is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).[2] This usually takes the form of a bone marrow transplantation, but the cells can also be derived from umbilical cord blood. Research is underway to develop various sources for stem cells as well as to apply stem-cell treatments for neurodegenerative diseases[3] and conditions such as diabetes and heart disease

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CYTOVIA Therapeutics and MACROMOLTEK to Develop Dual-Acting Natural Killer Immunotherapy Against SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) – GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, April 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytovia Therapeutics (Cytovia), an emerging biopharmaceutical company developing Natural Killer (NK) immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced today that it is expanding its programs to help urgently address the current SAR CoV2 (COVID-19) crisis. Natural Killer cells are a first line of defense not only against tumor cells but also against severe acute infectious diseases. Using a bi-functional approach has the potential to minimize virus escape from the immune response thereby inhibiting the intensification of the inflammation leading to Acute Respiratory Syndrome (ARS).

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