Candidate: Remescor®

Type: Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product (ATMP) for human use, based on umenchenal cord-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (hUCT MSCs – Human Umbilical Cord Tissue Mesenchymal Stromal Cells)

Status: PrimeCell said March 27 that it finished research and submitted pharmaceutical documentation to the Czech national regulator of the pharma market, the State institute for drug control or SUKL, seeking to authorize compassionate use of Remescor.

Remescor was developed as part of a joint project by PrimeCell in the labs of the National Center of Tissues and Cells (NATIC) with St. George’s University Hospital, and St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno, International Clinical Research Center (FNUSA-ICRC)

COVID-19: 200 Candidates and Counting

To navigate through the >200 potential therapeutic and vaccine options for COVID-19, GEN has grouped the candidates into four broad categories based on their developmental and (where applicable) clinical progress:

FRONT RUNNER – the most promising therapeutics/vaccines based on clinical progress, favorable data or both.

DEFINITELY MAYBE – earlier phases with promising partners, or more advanced candidates in development that have generated uneven data

KEEPING AN EYE ON… – interesting technology, attracting notable partners, or both, but preliminary data.

TOO SOON TO TELL – longshots pending additional experimental and/or clinical data.

GEN has also tagged the most common treatment types:


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