Navigation Links
Children's Hospital in Colorado Rounds off List of 24 Cord Blood Transplant Centers Worldwide Enrolling for ExCell Trial Studying StemEx(R) for Leukemia and Lymphoma
Date:9/16/2009

DENVER, Colorado and JERUSALEM, September 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Colorado and the Gamida Cell-Teva Joint Venture announced today that Children's Hospital is enrolling patients for the ExCell study. Children's Hospital is the 24th in a series of cord blood transplant sites worldwide, five of which are children's centers, participating in the study in the U.S., Spain, Italy, Hungary and Israel. The trial is researching the safety and efficacy of StemEx as a therapeutic treatment for patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.

StemEx is a graft of blood-forming stem/progenitor cells, derived from a single unit of umbilical cord blood and expanded in culture. The graft is composed of non-embryonic stem cells committed to blood formation. The StemEx product is transplanted in combination with non-expanded cells from the same unit. StemEx is being developed by a Joint Venture of Gamida Cell and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NASDAQ: TEVA).

"ExCell is an important trial that gives us an opportunity to investigate alternative treatments for blood cancers. We also think it is important that the medical and patient communities are aware of the existence of this trial. Naturally, our team is available for consultation should a referring physician believe this could be the appropriate next step for a patient with leukemia or lymphoma," said Roger Giller MD, principal investigator at The Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado.

Currently, bone marrow transplantation serves as a life-saving treatment for many types of leukemia and lymphoma. According to the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) 70% of patients are unable to find a matched donor in their family but are able to turn to international bone marrow transplant registries to search for an unrela
'/>"/>

SOURCE Gamida Cell LTD
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Neurobiological Technologies Announces Amendment of License and Cooperation Agreement with Merz Pharmaceuticals and Childrens Hospital
2. The MedZilla Report for August 2009 -- Health Care Grows Another 28,000 While Hospitals And Insurers Feel Painful Pinch
3. Childrens Hospital Oakland Standardizes to Masimo Rainbow SET(R) Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) Technology
4. BioNeutrals Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Proven To Be Completely Inert to Steel In Independent Corrosion Testing
5. SmartGenes Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital
6. St. Johns Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery
7. BioNeutrals Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.
8. Quantros ACE Helps East Jefferson General Hospital Achieve Best-in-Class Performance
9. USC Hospitals Extend Relationship With Quantros to Manage Compliance and Risk
10. BioNeutrals Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms
11. Stem Cell Cord Blood Banking Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Cynvenio, a cancer diagnostics ... the genomic analysis of tumor cells in the bloodstream, ... web-based cancer decision support application powered by CollabRx, Inc. ... ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy Finder will provide breast cancer ... navigate and understand both the current standard of care ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... IPSWICH, England , January 15, 2014 ... whether technology developed to win races on the Formula ... obesity.  This unique healthcare collaboration between McLaren Applied Technologies ... academics at University Campus Suffolk is being funded by ... inspired by equipment used to collect data about the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 DTS ... enhancement to its Online Web Portal for Life Science ... have the ability to specify the subject matter of ... 50 life science sub-domains. This will help reduce time-to-delivery ... scientific fields, and decrease the likelihood of error. , ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ... exclusive agreement with R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical ... ) in the Russian Federation ... members of the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS). Nemonoxacin is ... infections including those caused by drug-resistant bacteria. Under ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 4
... Minimally Invasive Treatment of Bone Fractures Achieves Significant ... Feb. 23 IlluminOss Medical Inc., a medical ... Stabilization System for orthopedic surgery, today announced that ... Registration issued by BSI (British Standards Institute). ...
... February 23 Health Robotics and Can-Med,today ... agreement whereby Can-Med,has acquired the exclusive distribution ... Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan,Iran, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, ... only automated, point-of-care-distributed, and fail-safe,robotic system for ...
... YORK, Feb. 23 NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext ... processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells ... signed a license agreement to obtain the exclusive ... applications for cosmetic facial and body procedures and ...
Cached Biology Technology:IlluminOss Medical Receives ISO 13485 Certification 2Health Robotics Expands i.v.STATION(TM) Partnership With Can-Med in 10 Countries Within Central Asia 2Health Robotics Expands i.v.STATION(TM) Partnership With Can-Med in 10 Countries Within Central Asia 3NeoStem Obtains Exclusive Worldwide License to Innovative Stem Cell Technology and Applications for Anti-Aging Skin Rejuvenation Therapies 2NeoStem Obtains Exclusive Worldwide License to Innovative Stem Cell Technology and Applications for Anti-Aging Skin Rejuvenation Therapies 3
(Date:4/15/2014)... LIVERMORE, Calif. Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell systems soon could ... industrial settings at lower costs and with faster refueling ... Sandia National Laboratories and Hawaii Hydrogen Carriers (HHC). , ... solid-state hydrogen storage system that can refuel at low ... to charge a battery-powered forklift, giving hydrogen a competitive ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... research published in the March/April 2014 issue of ... shows whey protein, either as a supplement combined ... or weight-maintenance diet, may provide men and women benefits ... 14 randomized controlled trials with a total of 626 ... that used whey protein to replace calories in the ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... you,re over 24 years of age you,ve already reached ... according to a new Simon Fraser University study. ... professor Mark Blair, Thompson,s thesis supervisor, and Andrew Henrey, ... news in a just-published PLOS ONE Journal ... science experiments to rest on big data, the trio ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon 2Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon 3Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon 4New meta-analysis builds on the power of whey protein for improved body composition 2New meta-analysis builds on the power of whey protein for improved body composition 3Study says we're over the hill at 24 2
... cells are the body,s mechanics, repairing damaged tissues and organs. ... of cell in the body, scientists believe they hold the ... scientists from the University of Victoria have found a new ... for regenerative medicine. "Cells in your body grow and ...
... Md. (March 1, 2012)The American Physiology Society (APS) has announced ... experimental animals and the sex or gender of humans used ... 13 peer-reviewed journals. This notable requirement for all research study ... be presented in an editorial, " In Pursuit of Scientific ...
... PULLMAN, Wash.A Washington State University researcher has demonstrated that a ... just an exposed animal but the next three generations of ... the compounds change the way genes turn on and offthe ... Skinner and expanded on in the current issue of the ...
Cached Biology News:APS issues new policy requiring identification of sex or gender in reporting scientific research 2APS issues new policy requiring identification of sex or gender in reporting scientific research 3Effects of environmental toxicants reach down through generations 2
... Fluoroskan Ascent FL ... fluorometric and luminometric measurement ... long list of advanced ... and Luminoskan Ascent. Fluoroskan ...
Mouse monoclonal [AZ24] to Polo like kinase ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
... Roche Applied Science, which pioneered the blending ... High Fidelity and Expand Long Template PCR ... PCR System the first product of ... This new blend combines Taq DNA Polymerase ...
... 13 5'G AATTC3' 3'CTTAA G5' Inactivation Conditions: Heat ... precipitation. Storage Conditions: 10mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.5), 100mM ... 0.01% BSA, 50% glycerol. Shipping and Storage: Shipped ... One unit is defined as the amount of ...
Biology Products: