Pluristem Develops Point-of-Care Thawing Device for PLX Cells
Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PSTI) today announced that a portable, compact, on-site instrument has been developed by the company for the rapid, uniform thawing of its PLX cells prior to administration. As part of the company's comprehensive approach in developing high quality, easy to use PLX cell therapy candidate products, the device ensures the uniform thawing of PLX cells across all doses.
Pluristem's "off-the-shelf" PLX cell therapy product candidates will be shipped and stored in multiple dose vials that require thawing prior to use. The vial will be placed into the proprietary thawing device and PLX cells will be ready for a convenient intramuscular (IM) injection. If we are successful in our trials and development, this cutting edge device will be used as the final step in bringing high quality, clinical grade PLX cell products to patients around the globe.
"Pluristem understands the importance of providing a standardized product with every dose of these living drug delivery devices," said Zami Aberman, Chairman and CEO of Pluristem. "Additionally, if we are successful, we want our PLX cell products, once developed, to be "easy-to-use" therapy. This thawing device