GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 7, 2008 MaxCyte, Inc., a clinical-stage therapeutics company and pioneer in clinical scale, non-viral cell loading systems, announces that Anthony Recupero, Ph.D., Vice President Business Development at MaxCyte, will present on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at 2:00PM at the BIO-Europe Spring 2008 Conference in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Recupero's presentation will discuss the development of engineered cell based therapies in the context of clinical experiences in cardiopulmonary diseases and novel approaches to cancer immunotherapy as well as drug delivery.
MaxCyte is a clinical-stage cell therapeutics company with a rapidly growing pipeline of product development partnerships in cell-based therapies. The Company's proprietary, non-viral, ex vivo cell loading technology provides safety, scalability and reproducibility capabilities which are fundamental to commercializing successful cell-based therapies. MaxCyte has demonstrated the value of its versatile technology in partnered therapeutic programs in oncology, pulmonary, metabolic and infectious diseases as well as in development collaborations with leading researchers. Current clinical programs with MaxCyte-engineered cells include: a Phase IIa clinical study for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and a Phase IIa study using engineered stem cells for the treatment of primary Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). MaxCyte has recently partnered with Medinet (JP) to commercialize a cell based therapy to be launched in 2008. In addition, there are advanced preclinical programs in oncology and regenerative medicine. More than 16 commercial and academic partners are currently using the MaxCyte technology. The MaxCyte system has an FDA Master File in place at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER).
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