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NICO enrolls first patient in phase III hemorrhagic stroke trial

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Indianapolis Medical device maker NICO has announced the enrollment of the first patient in the ENRICH (Early MiNimally-invasive Removal of ICH) randomized clinical trial. This trial is designed to determine the procedural safety, as well as the economic and functional benefit, of early surgical removal of intracerebral hemorrhage using the BrainPath Approachä compared to the medical management standard of care. The BrainPath Approach uses a combination of technologies, including the FDA-cleared NICO BrainPath for non-disruptive access and NICO Myriad to achieve the goal of maximum clot evacuation.

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NIH funds research network focused on HIV-infected youth

Monday, September 26, 2016

The NIH has awarded funding for a research network devoted to the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults with HIV or at risk for HIV infection. The awards, up to $24 million in 2016, provide for three research centers and a data coordinating center that will make up the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN).

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CardioCell adds Stony Brook University to sites conducting phase IIa trial

Thursday, March 12, 2015

CardioCell, a Stemedica Cell Technologies subsidiary that designs allogeneic stem-cell therapies for cardiovascular indications, has expanded patient recruitment to Stony Brook University’s Heart Institute for its phase IIa clinical trial for chronic heart failure (HF). Recruitment for 20 qualified patients currently is underway at only Emory University in Atlanta, Northwestern University in Chicago, Stony Brook University on Long Island and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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FDA grants IND approval for CardioCell’s phase IIa itMSC Therapy trial

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

CardioCell, a global biotechnology company, has just received the FDA’s Investigational New Drug (IND) approval for a U.S.-based, phase IIa clinical study using its allogeneic stem-cell therapy to treat subjects with chronic heart failure (CHF), which generates more than one million hospitalizations annually. Preparation is underway to initiate the study at Emory University, Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania in May 2014.

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CardioCell launches two new acute myocardial infarction trials

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

CardioCell, a global biotechnology company that explores therapeutic applications of unique, patented, ischemia-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells (itMSCs) manufactured under cGMP conditions, announces two new clinical trials using its allogeneic stem-cell therapy to treat subjects with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a problem facing more than 1.26 million Americans annually. In the U.S., CardioCell is initiating a phase IIa AMI clinical trial to evaluate the clinical safety and efficacy of its itMSCs. In addition, the Ministry of Health in Kazakhstan is beginning a phase III AMI clinical trial on the intravenous administration of CardioCell’s itMSCs, based on the efficacy and safety found in phase II clinical trials.

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