MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MDGN)(AIM:MEDU, MEDG) (the “Company”), the developer of a novel technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their own tissue, announces that a poster highlighting the Company’s second-generation EPODURE Biopump™ will be presented at the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Congress, taking place in Madrid October 25-28.
“Second generation EPODURE Biopump™ markedly extends duration of EPO delivery in mice, could prolong therapeutic effect in patients”
Posters will be showcased in Poster Reception Halls A-C November 1-3 and will be available for viewing from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. local time. Poster presentations will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The following Medgenics’ poster will be presented during Poster Session B on Sunday, October 27:
- "Second generation EPODURE Biopump™ markedly extends duration of EPO delivery in mice, could prolong therapeutic effect in patients,” by Miari, et. al. Poster Number P146.
EPODURE is an autologous dermal Biopump capable of the sustained production of therapeutic erythropoietin (“EPO”) in the body using a small tissue explant from the patient’s own skin and processed to continuously produce EPO. Each EPODURE Biopump is subsequently implanted subcutaneously into the patient aiming to provide continuous delivery of EPO.
About The European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT)
The European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) promotes basic and clinical research in gene therapy, cell therapy and genetic vaccines by facilitating education, the exchange of information and technology and by serving as a professional adviser to stakeholder communities and regulatory bodies in Europe.
Medgenics is developing and commercializing Biopump™, a proprietary tissue-based platform technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins using the patient's own tissue for the treatment of a range of chronic diseases including anemia and hepatitis, among others. For more information, please visit www.medgenics.com.
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