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San Antonio's StemBioSys receives patent approval for stem cell technology
March 24, 2015

StemBioSys Inc. President and CEO Bob Hutchens said the San Antonio company has taken another important step toward commercialization of its technology. Courtesy of StemBioSys

By W. Scott Bailey, San Antonio Business Journal

StemBioSys Inc. has received approval for a patent that expands coverage of technology licensed from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

StemBioSys CEO Bob Hutchens said the patent approval represents an "important step" for the company as it moves toward commercializing its technology.

The "Maintenance and Propagation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells" patent - U.S. patent 8,961,955 - is an extension of the company's core high-performance micro environment technology, which enhances the isolation, expansion and delivery of various types of stem cells. The new patent covers application of the HPME technology for bone healing applications. This is an area that StemBioSys is actively pursuing as one of many potential therapeutic applications for the technology.

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In January, StemBioSys participated in the international Biotech Showcase in San Francisco, where Hutchens presented the company's work in advanced stem cell technologies to investors and pharmaceutical executives.

 

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