Research programme: microencapsulated cell therapy - diabetes - PharmaCyte Biotech

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Research programme: microencapsulated cell therapy - diabetes - PharmaCyte Biotech

Alternative Names: Bio-artificial pancreas - PharmaCyte Biotech; Encapsulated cell therapy - diabetes - PharmaCyte Biotech

Latest Information Update: 13 May 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Nuvilex
  • Developer PharmaCyte Biotech; University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
  • Class Cell therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Pancreatic beta cell 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

  • Preclinical Diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 12 May 2016 PharmaCyte Biotech receives patent allowance for the use of Melligen cells for the treatment of Diabetes in USA
  • 15 Jul 2015 PharmaCyte Biotech has patent protection for Melligen cells in Europe, France, Switzerland, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Italy and the Netherlands
  • 23 Jun 2015 PharmaCyte enters into a research service agreement with the University of Technology Sydney to develop microencapsulated cell therapy for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus
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