Pluristem Therapeutics (PSTI) Granted Key U.S. Patent for the Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease
9/11/2013 9:32:37 AM
HAIFA, Israel, Sept. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:PSTI) (TASE:PLTR), a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapies, announced today that the company has completed a major step in its intellectual property strategy: the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the Company U.S. Patent 8,529,888. This patent, the 26th issued to the Company, covers methods for the treatment of peripheral artery disease with placental-derived adherent stromal cells. The treatment for PAD is one of Pluristem's primary drug development areas. Based on priority date, the expected expiration date of this patent is at least until 2028.
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