Navigation Links
Tengion Announces IND Filing for Neo-Kidney Augment Expected During First Half of 2013
Date:4/17/2012

ease in functional kidney mass could thereby delay or prevent the need for dialysis or kidney transplant in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). According to the United States Renal Data System, more than $27 billion in Medicare costs each year are attributable to patients with ESRD and ESRD is associated with an approximate 20% mortality rate per year, with the average life expectancy of a patient initiating dialysis of approximately four years. Tengion scientists have published and presented positive data on the effect of the Company's Neo-Kidney Augment in four different preclinical models of CKD. Two of these preclinical models have been conducted for a sufficiently long period of time to demonstrate durability and an impact on survival. Tengion anticipates submitting an IND filing for the Neo-Kidney Augment to FDA during the first half of 2013. Tengion is also exploring moving forward using the Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) pathway, an established regulatory route in Europe for advanced cell-based therapies.

About the Neo-Urinary Conduit™
The Neo-Urinary Conduit is a combination of a patient's own cells and bioabsorbable scaffold that is intended to catalyze regeneration of a native-like urinary tissue conduit, passively transporting urine from the ureters through a stoma, or hole in the abdomen, into a standard ostomy bag. Standard of care for patients requiring a non-continent urinary diversion uses bowel tissue to construct a conduit for urine to exit from the body. There are over 20,000 urinary diversions performed annually in the United States and Europe. These patients are at risk for complications associated with the use of bowel tissue, as well as for those associated with the surgery to harvest the bowel tissue. The Neo-Urinary Conduit is the only product candidate currently in development that aims to avoid the use of bowel tissue. The Neo-Urinary Conduit is being evaluated in an ongoing
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Tengion Launches Second Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Regenerated Human Organ
2. Tengion Launches Third Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Regenerated Human Bladder
3. Preclinical Data Demonstrate Ability to Regenerate an Entire Bladder With Tengion Neo-Bladder Replacement(TM)
4. Tengion Scientists Publish Key Preclinical Findings Demonstrating the Benefits of Organ Regeneration Vs. Repair
5. Tengion Appoints Sunita B. Sheth, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
6. Tengion Presents New Data Demonstrating Functional Regeneration in a Diabetic Chronic Kidney Failure Model at the International Society for Cellular Therapy
7. Tengion Announces First Implantation of Neo-Urinary Conduitâ„¢ in Initial Clinical Trial in Patients with Bladder Cancer
8. Tengion Reviews Pipeline Progress at First Analyst and Investor Meeting; Strategic & Clinical Updates Provided for Regenerative Medicine Programs
9. Tengion Provides Business Update and Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
10. Tengion Advances Clinical Trial for Neo-Urinary Conduitâ„¢ in Bladder Cancer Patients
11. Tengion Presents New Data in Nine Posters and Two Oral Presentations at TERMIS North America Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015  Chiasma, Inc., a ... product for the orphan condition acromegaly, today announced the ... Participants in the financing included new investors Rock Springs ... public investment fund, as well as existing investors MPM ... ARCH Venture Partners. Chiasma intends to ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015  Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... the t:slim® and t:flex™ Insulin Pumps, today announced the ... of its common stock at a price to the ... Tandem from this offering are expected to be $56.3 ... estimated offering expenses payable by Tandem. All of the ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... SOUTH BEND, Ind. , Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... to announce an agreement with Bank of America (NYSE: ... for consumers nationwide to receive financing of the revolutionary ... accessible vehicle, designed from the ground up to provide ... users. Approved applicants can use their loan to purchase ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Chiasma Announces Completion of $70 Million Series E Financing 2Chiasma Announces Completion of $70 Million Series E Financing 3Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock 2Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock 3Mobility Ventures and Bank of America Announce New Agreement to Simplify Retail Consumer Financing for MV-1 Universally Accessible Vehicle 2Mobility Ventures and Bank of America Announce New Agreement to Simplify Retail Consumer Financing for MV-1 Universally Accessible Vehicle 3
(Date:2/28/2015)... In a recent episode of SCI ... Change Athlete Development Services and Consultancy talks with ... athlete development and player engagement during and after their ... athletes face and how off-field activities are a critical ... involved in athlete development issues while in graduate school ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The Heart Fit Clinic started ... of the machine. The Heart Fit Clinic is also ... a franchise model. The goal is to scale the ... disease. To buy External Counterpulsation machines can ... individuals through this process and achieve the desired results. ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Mew and Company, a Vancouver corporate tax accounting ... consulting services in addition to a variety of other ... planning. Company finances are a complicated matter that should ... this, complex Canadian tax laws can make it even ... Mew and Company works to advise their clients on ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 A study out of the ... therapy procedure for the treatment of a hereditary ocular ... Authored by Dr. Robert MacLaren, professor of ophthalmology ... Lancet Medical Journal on January 16, 2014 , the ... genetic disorder that mostly affects men and leads to ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Pioneer Millworks reclaimed USA wood will be ... Materials Show, an annual, premier sustainable building event in ... top manufacturers of the latest building products, services and ... and manufactured by Pioneer Millworks from their Oregon and ... restaurants, hotels, retailers, and corporate offices. Nichibi Global ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 2Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 3Health News:Clinicians Can Now Purchase External Counterpulsation with Heart Fit Clinic 2Health News:Vancouver Corporate Tax Accountants Now Provide Business Consulting Services 2Health News:New Gene Therapy Procedure Could Hold Key to Preventing Blindness for Certain Patients 2Health News:US Reclaimed Wood from Pioneer Millworks to be Featured at Architecture & Construction Materials Show in Tokyo. 2
... -- One of the best ways to encourage ... is to use a personalized approach, according to ... new study shows that simple, personalized interventions that ... improve colorectal cancer screening rates in primary care ...
... starting experiencing sounds as bodily sensations , , MONDAY, Sept. ... experienced sounds as bodily sensations after suffering a small ... the brain processes sensory signals and fixes itself when ... sound after suffering a stroke that only affected part ...
... Longs Drugs,(NYSE: LDG ) announced its flu immunization ... help residents of those communities remain,healthy and combat the annual ... to better meet its customers, needs. -- Longs Drugs ... beginning in October through the middle of ...
... MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Sept. 24 PreViser ... risk and disease analysis,software that enhances treatment ... a simultaneous release of a new corporate ... *(LOGO: http://www.Send2Press.com/mediaboom/07-0924-Previser_72dpi.jpg ) PreViser,s ...
... procedures, both surgical,and nonsurgical, have risen in popularity ... shows such as "Extreme Makeover." And, of course, ... "Nip/Tuck." Nearly 11.5 million cosmetic procedures were ... the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic,Surgery (ASAPS). ...
... websites with its newest category ... ... Great Consumer Driven Health Plan Websites, ... Conference in Philadelphia, the recognition,of the Nation,s Top 20 ... of data using the Healthcare Market Guide, and a,syndicated ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Jefferson researchers find personalized interventions key to improving colon cancer screening rates 2Health News:Study Offers Insights Into Sensory Perceptions 2Health News:Longs Drugs Announces Immunization Program for the 2007/2008 Flu Season 2Health News:Longs Drugs Announces Immunization Program for the 2007/2008 Flu Season 3Health News:PreViser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of Its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software 2Health News:Study Shows Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise as Safety and Efficacy of Procedures Increase 2Health News:Top Twenty Health Plan Websites Named by TheRatingsGuy.com 2Health News:Top Twenty Health Plan Websites Named by TheRatingsGuy.com 3
... with the MAMMOTOME® HH (Hand ... invasive procedure using ultrasound imaging ... images to locate breast abnormalities, ... and map the area you ...
... A biopsy with the MAMMOTOME® ... effective, minimally invasive procedure using ... management.,Using computer-generated images to locate ... accurately pinpoint and map the ...
... occlusive wrap than VICRYL knitted mesh. Especially ... be contained. Predictable absorption. Polyglactin 910 has ... nonpyrogenic. ,VICRYL (polyglactin 910) woven mesh is ... glycolide and lactide, derived respectively from glycolic ...
... Line Reinforcement Material is a safe, ... air leaks and as such, the ... biocompatible, ePTFE material requires no pretreatment ... load and fire and the material's ...
Medicine Products: