Autologous cultured chondrocyte implant - Vericel

Drug Profile

Autologous cultured chondrocyte implant - Vericel

Alternative Names: Autologous cultured chondrocytes; Carticel; Carticel II; Cartilage replacement - Genzyme

Latest Information Update: 15 Dec 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Genzyme Corporation
  • Developer Vericel Corporation
  • Class Cell therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Cartilage replacements
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Knee injuries

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Aug 2015 Vericel has patent protection for autologous cultured chondrocyte implant in USA and European Union (Vericel 10-K, August 2015)
  • 24 Nov 2014 Aastrom Biosciences is now called Vericel Corporation
  • 04 Jun 2014 Aastrom Biosciences acquires Sanofi's Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine business including rights to Carticel®
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