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NeoStem licenses exclusive dendritic cells patent from The Rockefeller University.

M2 EQUITYBITES-September 11, 2014-NeoStem licenses exclusive dendritic cells patent from The Rockefeller University

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Cellular therapy company NeoStem (NasdaqCM:NBS) Thursday executed an exclusive patent license agreement with The Rockefeller University.

The Rockefeller University patents licensed by NeoStem are titled: "Methods for use of Apoptotic Cells to Deliver Antigen to Dendritic Cells for Induction or Tolerization of T Cells," (inventors: Matthew Albert, Nina Bhardwaj, Ralph M. Steinman, Kayo Inaba and Robert Darnell).

According to the Rockefeller University's studies, the dendritic cells can be removed from the body in their inactive form, loaded with antigens and then re-infused and activated leading to an antigen specific immune response, including immune responses directed against cancer antigens.

This additional intellectual property from The Rockefeller University expands NeoStem's comprehensive Targeted Cancer Immunotherapy Programme patent portfolio, which includes inventions relating to critical aspects of a dendritic cell-based therapy, novel antigen-presenting cancer vaccines, stem cell growth media and methods to produce the high purity cancer initiating (stem) cells that provide the critical antigen array with which the vaccine's dendritic cells are pulsed.

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