Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Stem Cells in Ophthalmology Update 14: Current Stem Cell Clinical Trials

Thanks to new friend, Alexey Bersenev, and his stem cell blog, Hematopoiesis, I have been able to add several companies and medical institutions to my list of those involved in ophthalmic clinical trials using stem cells. Alexey recently posted a blog entry, Cell therapy clinical trials in 2011, describing his efforts to put together a list of entities undertaking stem cell clinical trials. He came up with a total of 151 clinical trials underway, of which eight were in ophthalmology.

I am able to add one that he missed, giving a total of nine clinical trials underway (and another about to start). The new list, showing the trials by ophthalmic application, are presented in the accompanying table.

Anyone wishing a pdf file of the table can get it by sending me an email request.


At 9:19 AM, Anonymous iamaverb said...

Here is hoping for success for all the companies involved


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