Navigation Links
Chrysalis BioTherapeutics, Inc., Receives $1.5m from the National Cancer Institute to Mitigate Radiotherapy-Induced Brain Tissue Damage
Date:9/23/2013

GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Chrysalis BioTherapeutics, Inc., announced receipt of a $1.5m contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to continue its development of Chrysalin® to mitigate radiotherapy-induced damage to normal brain tissue. Radiotherapy is a primary tool for controlling tumor growth, yet damage to surrounding normal tissues limit the amount of radiation that can be used to kill tumors. Moreover, side-effects of radiotherapy can have long lasting effects on patients especially in the brain where radiation can affect learning, memory and physical functions. 

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/MM83393LOGO)

According to SEER Cancer Statics, nearly one in 161 people will be diagnosed with brain or nervous system cancer during their lifetime. Finding ways to mitigate damage from radiotherapy or restore neural function following radiotherapy may allow more effective cancer treatment to increase survival and improve quality-of-life for survivors.

This project is a collaboration between Chrysalis BioTherapeutics, Inc., Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Pre-clinical results indicate that Chrysalin® treatment restores radiation-damaged neural integrity and promotes neurogenesis in the hippocampus. "These effects of Chrysalin® may be very important," said Dr. Mostafa Waleed Gaber, Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Small Animal Imaging Facility at Texas Children's Hospital, "especially in children where successful radiotherapy treatment of brain tumors may have life-long effects on cognitive function."

Chrysalin® is a naturally occurring regenerative peptide that is being developed by Chrysalis BioTherapeutics under world-wide license from UT
'/>"/>

SOURCE Chrysalis Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. Announces Full Exercise of Over- Allotment Option
2. Caliber and ImmunGene Launch Valor Biotherapeutics, a Joint Venture to Develop Antibody-Interferon Fusion Therapeutics to Treat Cancers
3. Senior Executives of Cytyc Corporation, and Constitution Medical, Inc., Announce the Launch of ATON PARTNERS
4. An Open Letter from Sterling Scott, CEO, GrowLife, Inc., Regarding the DOJ Position Change Regarding Marijuana
5. Signature Therapeutics, Inc., Presents Four Scientific Posters Today at PAINWeek 2013 Meeting
6. Neurotrope, Inc., Announces Reverse Merger and Completion of $21.9 Million Private Offering
7. National coordinated health care and health IT transformation event will be hosted by OCHIN, Inc., the Oregon Medical Association, and Oregon Health Network: The cHealth Innovation Symposium
8. Morning Research: BioCryst Pharma Inc., Questcor Pharma Inc., PDL BioPharma Inc., and Amgen Inc.
9. MELA Sciences, Inc., A Leader In The Fight Against Melanoma, Hosts Symposium At 8th World Congress Of Melanoma
10. Astute Medical, Inc., veranstaltet Symposium aus anlaß des Critical Care Nephrology Kongress
11. Pioneering Medical Technology Company, Optivus Proton Therapy, Inc., Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider ... Inc., a leading provider of Siemens Nuclear Medicine and ... naming BC Technical as the authorized provider of service ... and BC Technical announced today that the two companies ... as the service and systems provider for MiE,s camera ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014   LabStyle Innovations Corp . ... announced the appointment of Professor Richard B. ... Board of Directors. Prof. Stone brings ... to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, ... governance expert. He currently serves on the board ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting from ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has seen ... rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to 9.85 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3
... Unsustainable Medicare reimbursement rates for home medical equipment and ... will occur as a result of Medicare,s bidding program ... of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. ... Worth, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh, and Riverside, California. ...
... Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today announced that ... cash dividend of $0.17 per share. The dividend will be paid ... 2011. About West West ... delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Problems Emerge in Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment; Economists Predict the Program Will Fail 2Problems Emerge in Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment; Economists Predict the Program Will Fail 3
(Date:7/12/2014)... Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... variety of high-quality peptides that are used solely in ... To honor two successful years in business, Maxim Peptide, ... LLC, has just launched a new and updated website ... the research blog section has been updated with fascinating ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Recently, DressyQuinceanera.com, a well-known wedding dress ... dresses to its online category. Furthermore, the firm ... deeply discounted rates, up to 62% off. , The ... excellent in terms of quality and style. All items ... are also offered for the company’s other items: lace ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) , filed against Johnson & Johnson’s ... courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the Texas ... investigating the company’s marketing of surgical mesh products ... urinary incontinence. According to a report from kens5.com, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July ... HIV who was thought to be cured by immediate and ... levels of the AIDS-causing virus in her bloodstream, disappointed federal ... years old, had remained virus-free even though she stopped taking ... hoped her remission would open the door to a functional ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 The report, “Specialty Synthetic ... & Geography - 2018,” defines and segments the ... an analysis and forecast of the volumes and ... (Para aramids, meta aramids, UHMW Polyethylene, carbon fiber, ... fiber, PBI fiber, PBO fiber, and liquid crystal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Maxim Peptide Celebrates Second Anniversary Online with an Updated Website and Special Deals Section 2Health News:DressyQuinceanera.com: Beautiful Quinceanera Dama Dresses At Low Prices 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 4Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 2Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 3Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... the review conference on the UN five year plan on AIDS, ... The United Nations has made no bones that the global effort ... which might deter the achievement of the 2010 target. ... global integrated effort that is powerful and well administered to meet ...
... points in the direction that is children are obese by 11 ... revealed in a study by scientists at University College London who ... The results were that almost a quarter had a weight problem ... Jane Wardle, 'Children who joined the study at age 11 and ...
... Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata it was shocking to realize that ... (UV) rays. // The results are that about 85% of the ... About 73% of the people do not go in for a ... take any precaution to protect their eyes from dangers of UV ...
... In a crucial decision taken to delay action on ... not take two senior officials opinion.// ,The FDA is ... the non-profit Center for Reproductive Rights saying science was ... for Drug Evaluation and Research, Dr. Steven Galson, admitted ...
... ministry asked patients suffering from high blood pressure, heart ... as hardening of the arteries // , overactive thyroid ... drugs. This is because there is an increase in ... side effects. Health Canada also asked the patients to ...
... study that was published in Urology Journal BJUI International has ... and almost half of 19-year-olds who have a problem are ... the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Prince of ... questionnaires surveying children who were aged 5 to 19. The ...
Cached Medicine News:
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: