Clinical Data on Aldagen's Cardiovascular Therapies to be Presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2009
Durham, NC – November 10, 2009 -Aldagen, Inc. today announced that data from clinical studies of ALD-201 and ALD-301 will be presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2009 in Orlando, Florida. ALD-201 and ALD-301 are regenerative cell therapies being developed as treatments for ischemic heart failure and critical limb ischemia, respectively.
The titles, dates, and times of the presentations are as follows:
About Aldagen, Inc.
Aldagen is a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary regenerative cell therapies that target significant unmet medical needs. The company’s most advanced product candidates are ALD-101, ALD-301 and ALD-201. Aldagen is currently conducting a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of ALD-101 for improving engraftment following umbilical cord blood transplants used to treat inherited metabolic diseases in pediatric patients. The company is also preparing to commence a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of ALD-301 in treating critical limb ischemia and is developing ALD-201 for the treatment of ischemic heart failure. Aldagen is pursuing the development of additional product candidates based on the company’s proprietary technology for isolating adult stem cells that express high levels of ALDH, including products to improve engraftment following cord blood transplants used to treat leukemias, for the treatment of inherited metabolic diseases and for the post-acute treatment of ischemic stroke.