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LyGenesis’s cell therapies are engrafted using endoscopic ultrasound procedure, which is associated with decreased medical risks and costs relative to full organ transplantation. Our pipeline of therapies target a variety of unmet needs, including end stage liver disease, Type 1 diabetes, end stage renal disease, aging, and autoimmune disorder.
Functional Ectopic Organs
What sounds like science fiction to some is starting to look like a life changing therapy for millions of liver, kidney, pancreas, and thymus disease sufferers, LyGenesis is developing a pipeline of allogeneic cell therapies using the lymph node as an in vivo bioreactor to grow functioning ectopic organs. The science behind it is being developed not in Boston, not in Philadelphia, nor in San Franciso, but right in the heart of the rust belt in Pittsburgh, PA. This week's episode of the Business of Biotech takes us there for a conversation with LyGenesis CEO Dr. Michael Hufford, Ph.D.