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March 17, 2020

Celltex to study mesenchymal stem cells for coronavirus treatment

Celltex Therapeutics has initiated talks with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a study of adult, autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms.

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Celltex Therapeutics has initiated talks with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a study of adult, autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms.

The company assessed the safety and efficacy of MSCs in people with injuries, pain and conditions associated with autoimmune, vascular and other diseases such as pneumonia.

Celltex, in alliance with the Texas A&M University Institute for Regenerative Medicine, evaluated MSCs in Covid-19 patients. Data from this study showed that intravenous administration of clinical-grade human MSCs led to improved functional outcomes.

The editorial titled ‘Mesenchymal Stem Cell Infusion Shows Promise for Combating Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Induced Pneumonia’ was published in the Aging and Disease journal.

During the study, intravenous MSCs were found to be safe and effective in treating novel coronavirus patients with pneumonia. The therapy is said to have yielded encouraging data even in elderly patients with severe pneumonia.

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What is the impact of China’s Zero-COVID lockdowns on economic activity, consumer goods and the foodservice industry?

While wanting to protect the country from being overwhelmed by Omicron, China’s adherence to a Zero-COVID policy is resulting in a significant economic downturn. COVID outbreaks in Shanghai, Beijing and many other Chinese cities will impact 2022’s economic growth as consumers and businesses experience rolling lockdowns, leading to a slowdown in domestic and international supply chains. China’s Zero-COVID policy is having a demonstrable impact on consumer-facing industries. Access GlobalData’s new whitepaper, China in 2022: the impact of China’s Zero-COVID lockdowns on economic activity, consumer goods and the foodservice industry, to examine the current situation in Shanghai and other cities in China, to better understand the worst-affected industry sectors, foodservice in particular, and to explore potential growth opportunities as China recovers. The white paper covers:
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  • What is the effect of lockdowns on foodservice?
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