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Stemedica and Scripps to Jointly Investigate Therapeutic Effect of Ischemia Tolerant Mesenchymal Stem Cells (itMSC) and Stem Cell Factors in Lung Injury and Sepsis
Date:12/21/2012

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of adult ischemia tolerant allogeneic stem cells and stem cell factors announced that the Company has signed an agreement with The Scripps Research Institute to investigate the role of Stemedica’s ischemia tolerant human mesenchymal stem cells and stem cell factors as a therapy for severe lung injury and sepsis.

Acute Lung Injury (ALI) and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) are the most common causes of respiratory failure among critically ill patients. The mortality for this syndrome remains high at 30-40% and accounts for approximately 75,000 deaths per year. Severe bacterial pneumonia is the most common cause of ALI/ARDS and is frequently associated with septic shock. The only intervention for ALI/ARDS that has resulted in a mortality benefit is low tidal volume ventilation. Despite several attempts, there have been no pharmacological agents that have reduced the morbidity or mortality from ALI/ARDS. Furthermore, treatment of bacterial pneumonia is increasingly hampered by the rapid spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria and the lack of new antimicrobial agents to treat them. Therefore, given the large public health impact of severe bacterial pneumonia and ALI/ARDS, novel therapies are needed to address this common and growing clinical problem.

Bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are an emerging form of cell-based therapy that have been increasingly studied in experimental models of lung injury and sepsis. Experimental studies have shown that murine MSCs can improve survival, reduce lung injury, and e
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