Originally Published on Benzinga Technical advancements in stem cell therapies have reportedly shifted the outlook of regenerative medicine, and some scientists are getting increasingly excited. Cardiologist Dr. Joshua Hare is one of those scientists, and he’s both the co-founder and chief scientific officer of Longeveron Inc. (NASDAQ: LGVN), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cellular therapies for aging-related and life-threatening conditions. He’s also credited with helping to pioneer the use of stem cells as medicine for […]
Lineage, Pioneering a New Branch of Medicine — OpRegen Continues to Show Promising Results in Dry AMD with Geographic Atrophy
Previously Published on Benzinga: The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. Lineage Cell Therapeutics Inc. (AMEX: LCTX) recently provided an update on its lead program OpRegen®, a cell replacement therapy for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with geographic atrophy (GA). Lineage is pioneering a new branch of medicine, which is manufacturing differentiated cell types and transplanting those cells into the body, to restore or […]
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What is Dry AMD, and How is Lineage Cell Therapeutics Changing the Game?
Previously Published to Benzinga: The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease originating in the retina, which may worsen over time, according to WebMD. It’s said to be the leading cause of severe, permanent vision loss in people older than 60. When the macula — the small central portion of the retina — wears down, […]