Профиль Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (A)
Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company, focuses on the development of therapeutic products to treat neurology, oncology, cardiology, metabolic diseases, ophthalmology, orthopedics, and blood and vascular diseases. It is also developing human embryonic stem cell programs, including cell lines and a Phase I clinical trial in patients with acute spinal cord injury; intellectual property related to its autologous cellular immunotherapy program, including a Phase I/II clinical trial of autologous immunotherapy in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia; and non-therapeutic applications of pluripotent stem cells, such as cellular assay products for use in drug development and toxicity screening. The company was formerly known as BioTime Acquisition Corporation and changed its name to Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. in March 2013. Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Menlo Park, California.