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Plasticell and Anthony Nolan to partner in clinical trials of ex vivo expanded cord blood stem cells

Plasticell, a developer of innovative stem cell technologies and cell therapies, today announced it will collaborate with Anthony Nolan, a leading research organisation dedicated to saving the lives of people with blood cancers, to progress clinical development of Plasticell’s ex vivo expanded cord blood-derived hematopoietic stem cell product. Allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a curative therapy for patients [...]

December 4th, 2017|Press Releases|

Plasticell and GSK sign collaboration agreement to produce hematopoietic cells from iPSCs

Plasticell, the biotechnology company specialising in stem cell screening and cell therapy development, has entered into a collaboration with GSK to use its combinatorial stem cell screening technology, CombiCult®, to optimise the directed differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to specific blood cell lineages for use by GSK in its therapeutic research. In the collaboration, Plasticell will use its [...]

October 17th, 2017|Press Releases|

Plasticell and Kings College London to collaborate in trials of blood platelet substitute

Plasticell, a developer of cell therapies including hematopoietic cell replacement therapies, today announced it has partnered with Kings College London to progress preclinical trials of its artificial blood platelet product, manufactured from pluripotent stem cells. The work is supported by a MedCity research grant which funds collaboration between leading SMEs and academics from London universities. Over 10 million units of [...]

April 19th, 2017|Press Releases|

UK’s innovation agency backs Plasticell to produce red blood cell substitute from pluripotent stem cells

Plasticell, a developer of cell therapies including hematopoietic cell replacement therapies, today announced it has secured Biomedical Catalyst funding of over £920,000 from Innovate UK to create a safe, effective red blood cell substitute for human clinical transfusion, in collaboration with stem cell scientists at the University of Edinburgh. Over 90 million blood transfusions are carried out worldwide each year [...]

April 13th, 2017|Press Releases|

Plasticell signs stem cell research collaborations with leading Singapore academic institutions

Plasticell, a developer of stem cell technologies and cell-based therapies, has announced that it has signed agreements with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to progress its therapeutic stem cell pipeline. “We are delighted to have put together this collaboration with has such enormous potential for the creation of next-generation stem cell [...]

March 28th, 2017|Press Releases|

Plasticell increases flow of stem cell therapy pipeline

Plasticell founder named “Best CEO in the Stem Cell industry” by European CEO magazine Plasticell, a developer of stem cell technologies and cell-based therapies, has announced that the Company’s founder, Dr. Yen Choo, has been named “Best CEO in the Stem Cell Industry” by European CEO magazine.  This accolade in part recognises Plasticell’s success in organic growth as well as [...]

February 7th, 2017|Press Releases|