Gamida Cell is an Israeli company specializing in cellular and immune therapies for the treatment of cancer and orphan genetic diseases. Its lead product, NiCord®, offers patients in need of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) an alternative to the existing approach of bone marrow transplant by using ex vivo expansion of cord blood. In clinical trials so far, NiCord® has demonstrated rapid engraftment and clinical outcomes that appear comparable to transplantation of peripheral blood. [Read more…]
The cord blood banking industry is well-known for its shifting dynamics, including new alliances, new research advances and innovations. Every month there are major new events that affect market participants.
While it may be possible to stay informed about cord blood industry news in your region, it can be more difficult to track changes on a global scale. For that reason, the following is a summary of significant cord blood industry events for June 2015.