Navigation Links
Bone Biologics Announces a Major US Patent Issuance For Its Recombinant Protein Process For the Formation of Cartilage
Date:3/11/2010

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bone Biologics, Inc. announced today that it has received a US Patent Office Notice of Allowance of patent claims which strongly protects the formation of cartilage by the unique NELL 1 protein (UCB-1).  Additional claims cover the surgical application of the NELL 1 (UCB-1) protein by several delivery agents.

Bone Biologics has been developing the protein as a platform technology since 2004, leveraging the previous ten years of research in the lab performed by the company's founding scientists at UCLA.  The mechanism of action is not only identified as to how it works, but why, through this exhaustive research effort.  

The platform technology will be subject to the FDA review and approval process, including clinical trials.  It is not currently approved for use in humans.

The patent broadly protects the formation or repair of cartilage when applying a NELL-1 sequence of UCB-1 in a region where cartilage formation or repair is desired to include the method of application comprising a variety of delivery agents in surgical applications.  

Bruce A. Hazuka, President and CEO of Bone Biologics, Inc. credited the company's partner, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) for its ongoing financial and strategic support. "MTF is essential to our progress toward realizing the full potential of the UCB-1 protein as a platform technology."

"We are pleased to continue our partnership with Bone Biologics," noted Bruce Stroever, CEO of MTF. "This latest patent issuance is a clear sign that the company is continuing to make very good progress toward FDA approval and commercialization of an important product."

Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

MTF is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing quality tissue through a commitment to excellence in education, research, recovery and care for recipients, donors and their families. In 2009, MTF distributed over 415,000 tissue grafts.

Bone Biologics, Inc.

Bone Biologics is a convergence biotechnology company focused in the orthobiologics space.  The company was founded in 2004 by the research scientists who had identified and validated the product in the lab over the previous ten years.  The acquisition of an exclusive worldwide license from UCLA and the both the financing and strategic support from MTF was the genesis of the development of this recombinant protein.

For information: Bruce A. Hazuka/Bone Biologics/818-324-2742

SOURCE Bone Biologics, Inc.

Back to top
'/>"/>
SOURCE Bone Biologics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Specialists Are Turning to Biologics Earlier in the Treatment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
2. Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Sale of Nabi Biologics to Biotest AG
3. AstraZeneca Bolsters Its Worldwide Biologics Division Through Integration of Cambridge Antibody Technology Into MedImmune
4. Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation Completes Acquisition of Nabi Biologics Business Unit
5. Kendle Appoints Former MHRA Head of Biologics as Principal Regulatory Affairs Consultant
6. Insmed President Interviewed for Follow-On Biologics Podcast: Insmed Inc. President Steve Glover Discusses Safe and Effective Biologic Therapies and Reduced Costs with The American Magazine
7. MedImmune Submits Biologics License Application to FDA for Motavizumab
8. Insmed CEO Issues Statement on White House FY09 Budget and FDA Statements on Follow-On Biologics
9. Study by Leading Economist Identifies Potential for $378 Billion of Savings From Follow On Biologics
10. Biologics, Derma Fillers are Key to Dermatological Drug Market Growth
11. Insmed Selected to Complete Congressional Questionnaire Regarding the Potential Establishment of a Follow-On Biologics Regulatory Pathway
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... operations for Amgen, will join the faculty of the University of North ... adjunct professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler, with a focus on ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Epic Sciences unveiled a ... susceptible to PARP inhibitors by targeting homologous recombination ... The new test has already been incorporated into ... cancer types. Over 230 clinical trials ... pathways, including PARP, ATM, ATR, DNA-PK and WEE-1. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... UAS LifeSciences, ... launch of their brand, UP4™ Probiotics, into Target stores nationwide. The company, which ... to add Target to its list of well-respected retailers. This list includes such ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Houston Methodist Willowbrook ... Cy-Fair Sports Association to serve as their official ... Houston Methodist Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic ... with association coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. ... Cy-Fair Sports Association and to bring Houston Methodist ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/16/2016)... --  EyeLock LLC , a market leader of iris-based ... IoT Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas ... embedded iris biometric applications. EyeLock,s iris authentication ... with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most proven ... platform uses video technology to deliver a fast and ...
(Date:5/9/2016)... -- Elevay is currently known as the ... high net worth professionals seeking travel for work   ... there is still no substitute for a face-to-face meeting. ... deal with a firm handshake. This is why wealthy ... citizenship via investment programs like those offered by the ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO and BANGALORE, India ... part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... service provider, today announced a global partnership that ... convenient way to use mobile banking and payment services. ... Mobility is a key innovation area for financial services, but ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):