Navigation Links
MultiCell Technologies Signs Liver Stem Cell R&D Agreement To Develop Products for the Study of Liver Cancer
Date:3/19/2009

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCET) announced today that it has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with Maxim Biotech, Inc. to develop products for the study of liver stem cells and liver cancer.

Tumor tissues are composed of a mixture of cells with some tumor cells exhibiting stem cell-like properties (cancer stem cells). Cancer stem cells are thought to play a role in a tumor's resistance to therapy. While significant progress has been made in developing cancer therapies that result in cytoreduction and thus tumor regression, the control of cancer over a longer interval and especially of metastatic disease, remains a key goal. Cancer stem cells are believed to be responsible for cancer relapse by being less sensitive to conventional therapies. Cancer stem cells may offer a unique opportunity to identify and develop a new generation of more effective anticancer agents (both small molecule therapeutics and biotherapies).

MultiCell owns exclusive rights to two issued U.S. patents (6,872,389 and 6,129,911), one U.S. patent application (U.S. 2006/0019387A1), and several corresponding issued and pending foreign patents and patent applications related to the isolation and differentiation of liver stem cells. The role of liver stem cells in the carcinogenic process has recently led to a new hypothesis that hepatocellular carcinoma arises by maturation arrest of liver stem cells.

Primary liver cancer begins in the cells of the liver itself. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), in 2008 there were approximately 21,400 new cases of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer in the United States, and approximately 18,400 of those cases resulted in death. Hepatocellular carcinoma, resulting from Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infection, is the most common cancer in some parts of the world, wit
'/>"/>

SOURCE MultiCell Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Clears Way for Multi-Center Clinical Trial of IDEV Technologies SUPERA Peripheral Stent
2. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Cancer Treatment and X-ray Imaging Technologies at China Med Exhibition
3. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
4. Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss
5. Neurobiological Technologies Announces Viprinex(TM) Does Not Pass Interim Futility Analysis
6. InteRNA Technologies and VU University Medical Center to Develop microRNA-Based Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Cancer
7. Neurobiological Technologies Announces FDA Agreement to Consolidate Viprinex Phase 3 Trials Accelerating Time to Pivotal Data
8. Athera Biotechnologies and Dyax Announce a Collaboration to Discover and Develop Antibodies for Cardiovascular Inflammation
9. ImmunoVaccine Technologies DepoVax(TM) Shows Positive Results for Cancer and Infectious Diseases
10. Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Conference Plans in Boston and Additional Clinical Research on CellerateRx(R)
11. Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a ... and New Zealand Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd ... Adelaide, Australia .  Forensic Scientists ... advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination ... , Director of Product Development at ChemImage, will ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO ... -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" ... 2014 fiscal year-end financial statements.  The Company recently changed ... to facilitate an application to list its common stock ... possible. DelMar,s financial statements as filed with ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02343466/North-America-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html North America Aesthetic ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "North America ... 2020", provides key market data on the North ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 5North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 4North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 5North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 6North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 7North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 8North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 9North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 10North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 11North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 12North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 13North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 14North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 15North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 16
... ... that a new market research report is available ... Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 ... Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 , ...
... Nov. 30 MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ ), ... announced that it has signed an agreement with Nuance ... Nuance,s SpeechMagic speech recognition engine and processing software for ... recognition application for all medical disciplines. SpeechMagic currently ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 2Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 3Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 4Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 5Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 6Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 7Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 8Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 9Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 10Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 11Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 12Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 13Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 14Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 15Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 16MedQuist Signs Agreement Extending Use of Real-Time Speech Recognition Engine to Wide Range of Medical Specialties 2
(Date:8/30/2014)... Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea ... breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the ... Up to 45% of the population snores and 20 million ... these, only 10% have been diagnosed and treated; and of ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... AZ (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Hastings ... personal injury attorneys located throughout Arizona is pleased to ... This is one specific example among many cases where ... clients are able to retain a greater portion of ... after case that providing a positive solution for Arizona ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 2014 "My wife suffered neck, back ... accident," said one of two inventors from Bethel, Alaska. ... shoulder and neck area. She tried other pillows to ... pressure, assisting in comfort and providing extra sleep." , ... to support the head, neck and back comfortably. This ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... colchicine, a plant-based medication commonly used to treat ... results in reducing potential complications from this type ... of gastrointestinal adverse effects, according to a study ... being released early online to coincide with its ... , Common complications after cardiac surgery include postpericardiotomy ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Market Research Report on Global ... professional and in-depth market survey on Global and ... the basic information of Lab Oven including its ... explores global and China’s top manufacturers of Lab ... and market share etc. , The report further ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3Health News:Hastings and Hastings Is Pleased To Report Having Saved A Client $67,100 On A Settlement Of $610,000 2Health News:Medication shows mixed results in reducing complications from cardiac surgery 2Health News:Lab Oven Industry for Global and Chinese Market Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Lab Oven Industry for Global and Chinese Market Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Lab Oven Industry for Global and Chinese Market Forecasts to 2019 in New Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... It is a Herculean task to lose the excess weight that ... flooding the market but the best way is that adopted earlier ... down on the extra calories. Obesity is a big problem these ... be the mainstay of approach towards weight control., ,With so ...
... as soon as it is spoken out loud’. ~Hermann ... task, more so, in the case of sudden mysterious // ... in such situations, the pursuit of forensic medicine has been ... the science that deals with determining causes, manner and circumstances ...
... Harvard Mental Health Letter had published a report on a ... ,According to the Harvard Mental Health Letter, tests of ... predict whether healthy elderly people will develop Alzheimer’s. In one ... certain level on a test of delayed word recall developed ...
... affect younger men with clogged arteries leading to a condition ... current issue of Psychosomatic Medicine. However, women in the same ... the study., ,The researchers from University of Helsinki in ... carotid arteries, which supply blood to the head, in men ...
... has shown that use of magnetic insoles in shoes do ... of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the researchers from Mayo Clinic ... in relieving pains., ,Searchers for the study had said ... magnets based on personal recommendations or belief systems, often without ...
... A new scorecard to enable easy identification of diabetics ... in India, Britain and Australia. This venture has been ... Federation, and the WHO centre for diabetes and the ... developed the Indian Diabetes Risk Score in collaboration with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Forensic Phonetics – Scientific Solution for Legal Problem 2
... ergonomic chairs with concave seats and ... Select options like seats, backrests, armrests, ... chairs are recommended for the following ... static control, health care and office. ...
... chairs with concave seats and standard-sized ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... are recommended for the following environments: ... control, health care and office. • ...
... concave seats and standard-sized backrests with ... seats, backrests, armrests, and casters and ... for the following environments: industry, education, ... care and office. • With reinforced ...
... Basic ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... • Select options like seats, backrests, ... BTN/1Q-CAB chairs are recommended for the ... room, static control, health care and ...
Medicine Products: