Posts tagged tissue
Histogenics cartilage data published

Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) announced the online peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research that analyzes mechanical properties of tissue engineered cartilage based on work done as part of a sponsored-research agreement between Histogenics and Dr. Lawrence Bonassar at Cornell University. 

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Appeals court upholds LifeNet’s patent victory

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a Virginia federal jury award to LifeNet Health of $34.7-million in damages for LifeCell's infringement of a LifeNet patent related to improving the preservation of tissue grafts.

In November 2014, a jury found that LifeCell's AlloDerm Ready to Use Regenerative Tissue Matrix and Strattice skin graft products infringed all seven asserted claims of LifeNet's patent.

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Stifel starts Selecta Biosciences at buy

Stifel launched coverage of Selecta Biosciences (NASDAQ:SELB) with a “buy” rating and $23 price target. The stock closed at $14 on Friday.

“Selecta’s SVP-Rapamycin technology has the potential to open the doors of immunological tolerance and allow patients to be treated with recombinant protein ‘creations’ designed to combat disease,” writes analyst Thomas Shrader.

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Roth resumes coverage of Fibrocell at buy

Roth Capital Partners has resumed coverage of Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC) with a “buy” rating and $7 price target. The stock closed at $2.12 on Monday.

Fibrocell leverages its expertise with fibroblasts to target diseases of the skin, connective tissue and joints. The technology can take advantage of the inherent properties of fibroblasts, but also brings to bear the power of gene therapy, which can treat monogenic diseases, including those with significant unmet medical needs.

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