Navigation Links
SanBio Announces Site Opening of Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of Novel Cell Therapy in Stable Stroke Patients at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SanBio, Inc., a leader in cell therapies for regenerative medicine, has announced the site initiation and opening of a Phase 1/2a clinical trial testing a novel cell therapy product, SB623, in patients suffering from disability resulting from ischemic stroke. The study is taking place at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. An additional study site is also open and recruiting patients at the Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA.

SB623 has been shown to improve neurological behavior in preclinical models of stroke. In this study, safety and efficacy parameters will be evaluated, including improvements in motor function and cognitive status. The trial will evaluate 18 patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke within the past six to 24 months and have a motor neurological deficit.

"We are excited to be a part of this important new study offering a novel approach to therapy for patients suffering from ischemic stroke disability," said Douglas Kondziolka, MD, Peter J. Jannetta professor and vice chairman of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), and Principal Investigator of the study.

"Preclinical models have shown that SB623 restores function in animal models of stroke. With over seven million stroke victims in the U.S. today, we are eager to explore the potential of SB623 in patients who may otherwise be permanently disabled," said Lawrence Wechsler, MD, chair, department of neurology at UPMC.

"With two trial sites now open, our goal is to explore the potential of SB623 as a potential treatment for stroke disability as rapidly as possible," said Keita Mori, Co-CEO of SanBio. "SB623 represents a significant step forward in the development of regenerative therapies."

For more information on the SB623 trial, please visit

About SB623
SB623 is a proprietary regenerative cell therapy consisting of cells derived from genetically engineered bone marrow stromal cells obtained from healthy adult donors. SB623 functions by producing proteins that aid the healing process.

About SanBio
SanBio is a leader in the discovery and development of new regenerative cell therapy products. The company's first product, SB623, is currently in a Phase 1/2a clinical trial for stable stroke patients. In addition to SB623, SanBio is using its proprietary technology to develop programs in Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. For more information, please visit

SOURCE SanBio, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma and SanBio Collaborate on Cell Therapy for Stroke Recovery
2. Stanford and SanBio Announce a Clinical Trial of Cell Therapy for Stroke Disability
3. China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
4. Odyssey Thera Announces Milestone Achievement in Pfizer Alliance
5. InNexus Biotechnology Announces Launch of Large Scale Primate Study of DXL625
6. Anesiva Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Update
7. SGX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2008
8. Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2008
9. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
10. China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
11. ThirdBiotech Announces Kemeta as Newest Sponsor
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... Mass. (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... to maintain healthy metabolism. But unless it is bound to proteins, copper is ... of Health (NIH), researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will conduct a systematic ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... -- Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide provider of clinical research services headquartered ... the company has set a new quarterly earnings record in Q3 ... posted for Q3 of 2014 to Q3 of 2015.   ... , with the establishment of an Asia-Pacific ... United Kingdom and Mexico , with ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... , ... The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), led by its Executive Council, ... Grand Prix, to represent the First–Person View (FPV) racing community. , FPV racing has ... type of racing and several new model aviation pilots have joined the community because ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Israel , Nov. 24, 2015  Tikcro Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: TIKRF) ... on December 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Israel ... Electra Tower, 98 Yigal Allon Street, 36 th Floor, ... of Eric Paneth and Izhak Tamir to the ... Rami Skaliter as external directors; , approval of an amendment to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/2/2015)...  SRI International has been awarded a contract of ... to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) PREVENT Cancer Program ... modern testing and support facilities, and analytical instrumentation to ... studies to evaluate potential cancer prevention drugs. ... Drug Development Program is an NCI-supported pipeline to bring ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... 29, 2015  The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) ... Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons Learned and Options for the ... and Human Services guidance for synthetic biology providers has ... --> --> Synthetic biology ... potential to pose unique biosecurity threats. It now is ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... ANN ARBOR, Mich. , Oct. 29, 2015 ... with Eurofins Genomics for U.S. distribution of its ... DNA-seq kit and Rubicon,s new ThruPLEX Plasma-seq ... DNA to enable the preparation of NGS libraries ... in plasma for diagnostic and prognostic applications in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):