cell-based therapy


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cell-based therapy

The use of living cells as therapeutic agents. Possible examples include dendritic cells, to initiate immune responses to particular cancers; stem cells, as a source for tissue replacement, repair, or gene delivery; and tumor cells, to create antigen targets for the immune system.
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Linda Liau, the lead investigator for the Phase I clinical trial conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles stated, "Although this was not designed as an efficacy trial, we have anecdotally experienced an encouraging overall 30% (3/10) progression rate at one year follow-up for patients receiving DCVax-Brain versus the 85% progression rate for GBM patients at UCLA not receiving the dendritic cell-based therapy.
Dendritic Cell-based Therapy Targets Newly Diagnosed and Recurrent
INCELL will soon launch testing of some key products: INCELL(tm) AFFA-a nutritional supplement that may reduce the side effects of chemotherapy, INCELL(tm) DECKIT-a kit for immunotherapy, and INCELL(tm) NeuroFix-a cell-based therapy to repair neural disease or trauma.
In addition to its Sertoli cell-based development program, Titan is also currently testing in primates an additional cell-based therapy, Spheramine(TM), for later-stage Parkinson's patients.