Re-Stem Biotech Announces Publication in "Nature Neuroscience" of Scientific Study Related to Company's Development of Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
By: ReStem Biotech
SUZHOU, China - Feb. 25, 2019 - PRLog -- Re-Stem Biotech (Re-Stem or the Company), a biotechnology firm engaged in the research and development of cell based therapies and products, including osteoarthritis, spinal cord injury and various cancers today announced that Wutian Wu, PhD, Clinical SVP for the Company, has co-authored an article published in Nature Neuroscience on the subject "Microvascular endothelial cells engulf myelin debris and promote macrophage recruitment and fibrosis after neural injury."
The study established a previously unidentified role for microvessels and lining microvascular endothelial cells in engulfing and degrading myelin debris after spinal cord injury (SCI) and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), a commonly used animal model of multiple sclerosis. It also found a novel pathway for myelin debris degradation through the autophagy–lysosome system. (View article at: https://www.nature.com/
"The publication of this journal article is an exciting development for Re-Stem and for those with spinal cord injury," stated Benno Jiao, CEO of the Company. "Our goal is to harness the power of cellular function in order to clear debris and reduce inflammation following neural injury and potentially promote healing and regeneration. These findings will assist us in the research and development of Re-EnableTM , our proprietary cell based intervention which, coupled with surgical procedure Re-HabTM, provides a unique regenerative opportunity that has shown remarkable functional recovery."
About Professor Wutian Wu
Professor Wu received his medical degree in Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangdong, China in 1975 and a Master Degree in Neuroanatomy in the same institute in 1981. He was a clinician and then after a professor for medical students for more than 10 years in Mainland China. Professor Wu received his PhD degree in Neuroscience in 1991 and continued to work in Eastern Virginia Medical School till 1996. Professor Wu joined the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong in January 1996 and currently serves as a Professor. His research is well recognized and his contributions include a total of over 100 original peer review articles with more than 2000 citations received, initiation of 14 active international and local collaborative studies, a total of 29 U.S. and Hong Kong research grants - 23 as principal investigator and 6 as co-investigator with total of over 20 million HKD awarded, and more than 40 invited lectures and visiting professorships.
About Re-Stem Biotech
Re-Stem Biotech is a biotechnology firm engaged in the research and development of cell based therapies and products. Backed by state of the art GMP facilities and an international team of world-leading scientists, doctors and management team, Re-Stem currently has a robust technology platform including three profitable therapies on the market and eight other therapy/ products in the pipeline. Incorporated in 2012 with headquarter in Suzhou, China, and clinical labs in Shenzhen, Ganzhou, Beijing, and Suzhou.
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