ViaStem

ViaStem

Transplantation A solution used to improve storage of stem cells from BM or peripheral blood while a Pt receives RT and/or chemotherapy for CA or immune disorders; clinical trials are planned for use of umbilical cord blood and platelets. See Bone marrow transplantation.
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The new company will be responsible for the further development of ViaStem and other bone marrow transplant products.
The company also says ViaStem may improve the transfusion of these critical cells which are responsible for producing white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets.
The Company recently was notified of additional patents granted on ViaStem in Russia and Canada.
This collaboration will further expand the generation of clinical data for ViaStem while comparing the existing methodology used in bone marrow storage.
We are excited to be involved in this evaluation of ViaStem and look forward to providing sound clinical data to CELOX through this relationship," said Betsey Perry, M.
VIASTEM has the potential of preventing some complications currently associated with transplants, such as toxicity and nausea.
Other applications for VIASTEM include preservation of umbilical cord cells, platelets, and red blood cells.