encapsulated cell therapy

encapsulated cell therapy

Therapeutics The enclosing of cells capable of producing a desired substance, in a semipermeable nonimmunogenic sheath, to restore a lost function
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The partnership will focus on the delivery of recombinant Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) to affected brain regions by way of implanted, encapsulated cell therapy devices.
Neurotech Pharmaceuticals Inc, a biotechnology company focused on developing transformative therapies for chronic eye diseases, revealed on Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Neurotech's ability to proceed with its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to conduct a Phase 2 clinical study of NT-503 Encapsulated Cell Therapy (ECT).
And Thomas Chang's laboratory at McGill University pioneered encapsulated cell therapy for liver failure and as an artificial red blood cell.
Some examples include research out of the laboratory of Michael Sefton, FCIC, where encapsulated cell therapy was investigated to overcome diabetes and Parkinson's disease.