Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Bone Repair Cells - Vericel Corporation; BRC therapy - Vericel Corporation; Cardiac Repair Cells - Vericel Corporation; CRC therapy - Vericel Corporation; Tissue Repair Cells - Vericel Corporation; Tissue repair stem cell therapy - Vericel Corporation; TRC therapy - Vericel Corporation; Vascular Repair Cells - Vericel Corporation; VRC therapy - Vericel Corporation

Latest Information Update: 24 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Aastrom Biosciences
  • Developer Aastrom Biosciences; University of Michigan; Vericel Corporation
  • Class Stem cell therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Cell replacements
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Osteonecrosis; Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Alveolar bone loss; Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Preclinical Atherosclerosis
  • Suspended Peripheral ischaemia
  • No development reported Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Discontinued Non-union fracture; Osteoarthritis; Osteonecrosis; Osteoporosis; Vertebral fracture

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Feb 2017 Ixmyelocel-T receives Fast Track designation for Dilated cardiomyopathy [IM,Injection] in USA
  • 14 Nov 2016 Updated efficacy and adverse events data from the phase IIb ixCELL-DCM trial in Dilated cardiomyopathy released by Vericel
  • 31 Oct 2016 Vericel initiates an open-label extension trial to the phase IIb ixCELL-DCM study in Dilated cardiomyopathy
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