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5 Spanish centers join a study for a new leukemia and lymphoma treatment technique
Date:6/3/2009

The Gamida Cell-Teva Joint Venture announced today that five prestigious cord blood transplantations centers in Spain, three in Barcelona and two in Valencia, have joined the ExCell study.

Participating clinical sites include, in alphabetical order:

  • Hospital Clnic of Barcelona, Barcelona: Principal Investigator, Dr. Enric Carreras, MD
  • Hospital Clnico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia: Principal Investigator, Dr. Cristina Arbona, MD
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona: Principal Investigator, Dr. Jorge Sierra, MD
  • Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona: Principal Investigator, Dr. Christelle Ferra, MD
  • Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia: Principal Investigator, Dr. Guillermo Sanz, MD

The trial is assessing the safety and efficacy of StemEx as a treatment for hematological malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma, in a single arm, global, pivotal marketing authorization trial. StemEx is a graft of expanded stem/progenitor cells, derived from a single unit of umbilical cord blood and transplanted in combination with non expanded cells from the same unit. StemEx is being developed by a Joint Venture of Gamida Cell and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NASDAQ: TEVA).

ExCell is a study that gives clinicians the opportunity to explore a new path in the pursuit of a therapeutic treatment for patients with blood cancers. Cord blood can successfully be used to treat leukemia and lymphoma in young children. It stands to reason therefore that the same basic source could also be used to effectively treat adolescents and adults. The ExCell trial provides an opportunity to determine if StemEx can indeed make this a possibility.

Cord blood has less matching requirements than bone marrow or peripheral blood transplants, providing the potential to increase the number of suitable transplant matches and to shorten the time it can take to find a match. However, there ar
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Contact: Alex Argemi
aargemi@clinic.ub.es
34-932-275-700
IDIBAPS - Institut d'Investigacions Biomdiques August Pi i Sunyer
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