Our guest, on this episode, is Dave McGuigan, EVP of Strategy and Business Development for Stemedica Dave explains the great projects Stemedica is working on, their role in the healthcare ecosystem, and how others support and work with their organization.
Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of progenitor cell and protein therapeutics for underserved medical conditions. Stemedica has developed a proprietary manufacturing technology platform that produces allogeneic progenitor cell products with intellectual property protection under a low-oxygen, low-tension environment in a cGMP-compliant manufacturing facility. The company’s lead drug candidate, ischemia-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells, or itMSCs, is an allogeneic progenitor cell therapy currently in clinical development for the treatment of ischemic stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. The company’s second drug candidate, ischemia-tolerant neural progenitor cells, or itNSCs, is an allogeneic cell therapy currently in development for spinal cord injury. In addition, Stemedica is developing biopharmaceutical (itMSCs and itNSCs) for ischemic stroke and progenitor cell and protein combination therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.