Regenerative medicine company ViaCyte said today that the first patients have been implanted in a trial of its islet cell replacement therapy, PEC-Direct. San Diego-based ViaCyte is developing the cell therapy as a functional cure for patients with Type I diabetes who are at risk of suffering acute life-threatening complications. Get the full story at our sister […]
ViaCyte said today that it will begin clinical trials of its novel islet cell replacement therapy in development as a potential cure for Type I diabetes, after landing regulatory wins from the FDA and Health Canada. The company’s PEC-Direct candidate delivers stem cell-derived pancreatic progenitor cells in a device that is designed to enable direct […]
STK shares are up about 3% since the medical device company reported 4th-quarter and 2012 results Jan. 24. Stryker said yesteday that it plans to issue a 26.5¢ dividend to shareholders.
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