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Pluristem’s Covid-19 Phase 2 Germany trial

Israel’s Pluristem Therapeutics (reported here previously) has been approved by German’s health regulatory authority to conduct a Phase 2 clinical trial of its PLX PAD stem cells on 40 serious Covid-19 patients. Pluristem is already conducting a 140-patient Phase 2 … Continue reading

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Good progress of Pluristem trial

Seven of the eight critically ill coronavirus patients on ventilators, treated with PLX stem cells from Israel’s Pluristem, survived after 28 days.  Only one of those still needed mechanical ventilation – the other five having been discharged from hospital. 10 … Continue reading

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Pluristem’s cells prevented amputation

A patient, with Buerger’s disease was at pre-amputation stage due to non-healing foot ulcers. Regulatory approval was given for compassionate treatment using Pluristem’s PLX-PAD cells. A year after treatment, the wound is fully closed, and the patient has resumed normal … Continue reading

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Pluristem stem cells control the immune system

A new study on stem cells developed by Israeli biotech Pluristem shows they can be used to regulate the immune system, speeding it up or slowing it down as needed. They release a cocktail of therapeutic proteins in response to … Continue reading

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The Pluristem story

(Thanks to NoCamels) Here again are the details of the stem cell transplants performed by Israeli doctors using PLX stem cells from Israeli biotech Pluristem. Two of the patients were cured completely and one survived for four months until she … Continue reading

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Pluristem saves another bone marrow patient

PLX stem cell therapy by Israel’s Pluristem Therapeutics saved a 54-year old Israeli woman with lymphoma cancer and terminal bone marrow failure at Jerusalem’s Hadassah hospital. The patient failed to respond to chemotherapy or bone marrow transplants. She has now … Continue reading

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Genesis winner donates prize to medical startups

Israel’s 2019 Genesis Prize winner, Natan Sharansky, donated his $1 million prize to 10 Israeli startups developing innovations to combat Covid-19. The 10 are Kamada, Pluristem, Sight Diagnostics, Sonovia, Biobeat, EyeControl, K Health, Picodya, IAI and MyZeppi. https://nocamels.com/2020/12/sharansky-genesis-prize-10-companies-covid/ https://www.genesisprize.org/press-center/2020-12-24-genesis-prize-and-start-up-nation-central-announce-winners-of-the-competition-in-honor-of-natan-sharansky

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Joint Israeli-UAE stem cells project

Israel’s Pluristem (reported here previously) and the Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) have unveiled their first joint projects. One – a potential Covid-19 treatment – is the first time Pluristem’s PLX cells will have been administered via a nebulizer. … Continue reading

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More patients to receive Covid-19 treatment

Israel’s Pluristem (reported here previously) has launched an FDA-cleared Covid-19 expanded access program. It enables Pluristem to use its PLX-PAD cells to treat up to 100 more infected patients outside its current trials in the USA and Europe and compassionate … Continue reading

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More funds for Israeli startups

This week, Otonomo raised $46 million; GigaSpaces raised $12 million, Pluristem is raising $15 million, Orca Security raised $20 million, Hargol raised $3 million, Hub Security raised $5 million and Ermetic raised $10 million. https://orca.security/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58-4UOELehQ https://hubsecurity.io/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXnzxRXq-JA https://ermetic.com/

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