SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - October 31, 2013) - Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN) announced today that Regen BioPharma Inc. (a subsidiary of BMSN) is initiating the production of clinical-grade HemaXellerate I using the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)-compliant contract manufacturer Cook General Biotechnology. The initial batches will be utilized for completing preclinical experiments requested by the FDA for IND # #15376 for a clinical trial using HemaXellerate I as a therapeutic for treatment resistant aplastic anemia. HemaXellerate I is a personalized stem cell treatment that utilizes fat derived cells to inhibit the biological processes responsible for aplastic anemia.
"We are excited to work with the team at Regen BioPharma in producing clinical grade HemaXellerate I, initially for preclinical studies, and subsequently for the clinical trial itself," said Erik J Woods, Ph.D., CEO of Cook General Biotechnology.
Cook General Biotechnology is dedicated to advancing the science and practical application of processing, storage, and manufacturing of cells and tissues to empower new cell-based medical therapies.
"Dr. Woods and the team at Cook General Biotechnology have previously guided cell therapy companies from preclinical to clinical stages in a variety of therapeutic areas. We are enthusiastic to work with this team at bringing HemaXellerate I to patients as quickly as possible," said David Koos, Chairman & CEO of Regen BioPharma, Inc.
About Regen BioPharma: Regen BioPharma, Inc., a subsidiary of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN), is a biotechnology company focused on identifying undervalued regenerative medicine applications in the stem cell space and rapidly advancing these technologies through pre-clinical and Phase I/ II clinical trials. For more information refer to the company's website http://www.regenbiopharma.com/
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