Cellerant Therapeutics, Inc. Initiates a Phase I/II Clinical Trial of CLT-008 for Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia in Acute Leukemia Patients
3/22/2011 8:22:37 AM
SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cellerant Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel hematopoietic stem cell-based cellular and antibody therapies for blood disorders and cancer, announced the initiation of a Phase I/II clinical trial of CLT-008 in patients receiving intensive post-remission chemotherapy for high-risk leukemia or myelodysplasia. CLT-008, a first-in-class, allogeneic cell-based therapy, is under development to provide hematopoietic support following high-dose chemotherapy or radiation exposure, by shortening the time to neutrophil recovery and decreasing the risks of febrile neutropenia and infection.
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