BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

Scottish-Belgian rheumatoid arthritis alliance formed

10.02.2012

Glasgow/Leuven - With a little help from the EU, two biotech companies are banding together to develop the first stem cell therapy against rheumatoid arthritis. UK-based Sistemic will work with TiGenix to develop the Belgian's Cx611 stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis through early clinical trials. The project is funded to the tune of €5.9m through the European Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The REGENER-AR consortium brings together researchers from 10 institutes and companies in the UK, France, the Netherlands and Spain. “We are honoured to be working with TiGenix and Cellerix, its Spanish subsidiary, as well as partners from all over Europe", said Sistemic's Chief Scientific Officer, Vincent O’Brien. The consortium has defined a clinical translational project with the aim of developing a broadly available, clinically applicable treatment for rheumatoid arthritis by exploiting human allogeneic mesenchymnal adult stem cells extracted from adipose tissue (eASCs). Cx611 utilises stem cells extracted from adipose tissue (eASCs), and is undergoing Phase I/II testing in a clinical trial in Spain. Sistemic will use its proprietary SistemQC-miRNA-based stem cell characterization and quality control tool-kit to evaluate the project.

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

05.10.2011

Luxembourg - For its tiny size, Luxembourg attracts a disproportionally huge amount of venture capital. Creabilis SA has raised €15m in a Series B funding round led by Abbott Biotech Ventures. "In Abbott, we have added another...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

01.10.2011

Munich/Amsterdam – Researchers from the LMU Munich and the Aca­demic Medical Center Amsterdam have found a way to predict disease outcome in patients with life-threatening bacterial meningitis. In a nation­wide genetic...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

01.10.2011

Utrecht – Consuming fish or fish oil capsules may be a bad idea for cancer patients, according to Dutch researchers. In mid-September, a team headed by Emile Voest from the University Medical Centre Utrecht reported such products...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

01.10.2011

Rotterdam – Finnish oil refining company Neste Oil corporation has kick-started production in Europe’s largest renewable diesel refinery in Rotterdam. The plant has a capacity of 800,000 tonnes a year, and this will be ramped up...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

01.10.2011

Brussels – A European gateway to life science capacities has been launched (www.toolsofscience.eu) that is aimed at providing a novel resource for identifying the best facilities and service companies from among 13 bioregions...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

01.10.2011

Stockholm/Leiden/Barcelona – A complicated ménage a trois has come to an end: Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB, Pharming Group N.V. and Esteve S.A. announced at the beginning of September that they were terminating a 2004 deal...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

14.09.2011

Bunnik – AM-Pharma B.V. has raised €29.2m. The Dutch company plans to spend the money on delivering a human recombinant form of Alkaline Phosphatase (AP) as a treatment for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) from preclinical stages to the...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

13.09.2011

Utrecht – Researchers at University Medical Center Utrecht have dealt a blow to the advocates of allegedly healthy fish oil. The substance which is again and again named as a helpful substance for cancer patients, seems instead...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

07.09.2011

Diepenbeek - Amakem has received €18m to take a glaucoma drug candidate through Phase II trials. The Belgium-based developer lead candidate will use the money to advance its lead candidate AMA0076 to the clinical proof of...

Displaying results 21 to 30 out of 304

< Previous 21-30 Next >

© 2007-2014 BIOCOM

http://www.european-biotechnology-news.com/nc/news/messages-archive/archive-benelux/browse/2/article/scottish-belgian-rheumatoid-arthritis-alliance-formed.html

Print Magazine

Event Video

All videos

Events

All Events

Stock list

All quotes

TOP

  • 4SC0.97 EUR15.48%
  • THERAMETRICS0.08 CHF14.29%
  • CYTOS0.17 CHF13.33%

FLOP

  • MOLOGEN6.60 EUR-13.16%
  • WILEX2.15 EUR-1.83%
  • ADDEX3.40 CHF-1.16%

TOP

  • BIOFRONTERA2.92 EUR32.7%
  • BB BIOTECH157.00 EUR7.2%
  • ADDEX3.40 CHF6.6%

FLOP

  • PAION2.22 EUR-31.9%
  • CYTOS0.17 CHF-19.0%
  • MAGFORCE5.95 EUR-15.6%

TOP

  • SANTHERA84.30 CHF2248.2%
  • CO.DON2.84 EUR202.1%
  • PAION2.22 EUR161.2%

FLOP

  • CYTOS0.17 CHF-95.7%
  • 4SC0.97 EUR-44.3%
  • THERAMETRICS0.08 CHF-42.9%

No liability assumed, Date: 22.10.2014


Current issue

All issues

Product of the week

Products