Navigation Links
ACT Files European Clinical Trial Application for Phase 1/2 Study Using Embryonic Stem Cells to Treat Macular Degeneration
Date:4/20/2011

100 percent improvement in visual performance over untreated animals without any adverse effects.  Near-normal function was also achieved in a mouse model of Stargardt's disease."

In 2010, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation for ACT's RPE cells for treating SMD, and earlier this year the company received a positive opinion from the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) towards designation of this product as an orphan medicinal product for the treatment of Stargardt's disease.  ACT anticipates adoption of the EMA's recommendation by the European Commission in coming weeks.

About Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy and Degenerative Diseases of the Retina

Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (SMD) is one of the most common forms of macular degeneration in the world.  SMD causes progressive vision loss, usually starting in children between 10 to 20 years of age.  Eventually, blindness results from photoreceptor loss associated with degeneration in the pigmented layer of the retina, called the retinal pigment epithelium or RPE cell layer.

Degenerative diseases of the retina are among the most common causes of untreatable blindness in the world.  As many as thirty million people in the United States and Europe suffer from macular degeneration, which represents a $25-30 billion worldwide market that has yet to be effectively addressed.  Approximately 10% of people ages 66 to 74 will have symptoms of macular degeneration, the vast majority the "dry" form of AMD – which is currently untreatable. The prevalence increases to 30% in patients 75 to 85 years of age.  

About Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. is a biotechnology company applying cellular technology in the field of regenerative medicine. For more information, visit http://www.advan
'/>"/>

SOURCE Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. CryoLife Files Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to Begin Clinical Trials for PerClot® in the U.S.
2. Knauf Insulation Files Lawsuit to Protect ECOSE® Technology
3. AVAX Technologies, Inc. Files Form 10 With SEC
4. Cempra Pharmaceuticals Profiles the Broad Spectrum and Potent Activity Profile of Solithromycin (CEM-101) at the 5th Annual PHEMCE Stakeholders Workshop and BARDA Industry Day
5. Access Pharmaceuticals Files Additional IP For Cobalamin Oral Delivery Technology
6. China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A
7. Medicago discovers breakthrough method of preparing plant derived recombinant proteins and VLPs and files two PCT patent applications
8. Lialda(R) - Shire Files Suit Against Cadila Healthcare Limited, Doing Business as Zydus Cadila and Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc.
9. INTUNIV(TM) - Shire Files Suit Against Anchen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Anchen, Inc.
10. Celsis Rapid Detections Updated Drug Master Files (DMFs) Accepted by FDA
11. INTUNIV(TM) - Shire Files Suit Against Actavis Elizabeth LLC and Actavis Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... Best Sanitizers, Inc., a leader in hand ... is asking industry professionals to prepare for fall harvest ... soap they’re currently using to the Best Sanitizers’ ... hygiene is critical to fighting cross-contamination and the spread ... criteria are identified to evaluate the effectiveness of an ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014 ... market research report is available ... Whole Exome Sequencing Market by ... Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), ... by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014  Armetheon, Inc. ( www.armetheon.com ... mid- to late-stage cardiovascular drug candidates, today announced ... first round of financing. The Series A round ... Bioventures with participation from investors that included Atheneos ... Dr. Larry Hsu , the founder of ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 PrimeSource Building ... materials, selected SoundConnect to support their ... based audio and web conferencing platform GlobalMeet powered ... PrimeSource’s employees’ needs. SoundConnect delivers award winning ... PrimeSource Building Products will be utilizing GlobalMeet ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Best Sanitizers, Inc. Asks Food Industry Professionals: With Fall Harvest On the Way, Is Your E2 Hand Soap Up to the Task? 2Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 2Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 3Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 4Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 5Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 6Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 7Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 8Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 9Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 10Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 11Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 12Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018 13Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 2Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 3PrimeSource Chooses SoundConnect as Collaboration Provider 2
... 19, 2011 Quanterix Corporation, a company enabling a ... revolutionary Si ngle Mo lecule A ... a pilot study to measure biomarkers of inflammation from ... low abundance cytokines, which was possible using Quanterix,s high ...
... Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced that ... eight year efficacy and safety data from a Phase 2 ... mineral density (BMD), at the 2011 American Society for Bone ... from Sept. 16-20, 2011. "The breadth of data ...
... NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0588171/Global-Genetic-Testing-Market-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Genomics ... genetic testing represents a highly attractive segment. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Quanterix Digital ELISA Measures Low Abundance Biomarkers of Inflammation in Crohn's Disease 2Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 2Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 3Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 4Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 5Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 6Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 7Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 8Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 9Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 10Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting 11Global Genetic Testing Market Analysis 2Global Genetic Testing Market Analysis 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... the Tibetan plateau -- the largest topographic anomaly above ... its profound effect on climate and its reflection of ... Bulletin , Katharine Huntington and colleagues employ a cutting-edge ... and fossil snail shells to investigate the uplift history ... Views range widely on the timing of surface uplift ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... German . The ... a striking pattern of blue stripes alternating with golden stripes. ... and yellow cells emerge during growth in the skin of ... to compose the characteristic colour pattern. ,While it ... to form proper stripes, the embryonic origin of the pigment ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced ... of America,s 27th Annual Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference ... Pacific Grove, California. These awards are meant ... and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream ... the participation of young scientists at the Genetics ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 2Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 3Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 4Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 5Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 6Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau 7How the zebrafish gets its stripes 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 3
... identified new molecular components of the machinery that regulates ... T cells grasp other cells. This embrace by such ... communication with cells called "antigen presenting cells" (APCs). Such ... target invading microbes for destruction. Antigens are proteins in ...
... has destroyed 17 percent of the native vegetation in ... new study published by Conservation International sounds an alarm ... Continued deforestation at the current rate would cause all ... years, according to CI researchers in Brazil. , Overall, ...
... anti-microbial treatment that adheres to the skin without being ... Spirit, a burned dog in a high-profile animal cruelty ... Aquarium in Atlanta. , The researchers envision a ... to patent. , Dr. Bran Ritchie, a distinguished ...
Cached Biology News:New insight into machinery of immune cells' 'tentacles' 2New insight into machinery of immune cells' 'tentacles' 3Report shows deforestation threatens Brazil's Pantanal 2New antimicrobial compound adheres to skin to promote healing 2
... PULSin may be superior to transfection in ... transfection, with PULSin you can study lethal ... course of proteins in cells. Likewise, delivery ... than traditional RNA interference experiments. ,With ...
... with a thin silicon strain chamber to ... fluorescence microscopy. Biaxial strain that is experienced ... be simulated by mechanical stretching or compression ... our strain chamber. Strain can be applied ...
... The versatile ST-195 allows real-time observations ... conditions. This instrument has 64 different strain ... CO2 incubator. The thin silicon strain chamber ... inverted microscopes and fluorescence microscopy. ST-195 can ...
Immunogen GST fusion protein corresponding to full-length rat JNK3/ SAPK1b. Quality Assurance Routinely evaluated by immunoblot. Stability 2 years at -20°C from date of shipment GenBank A...
Biology Products: