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|BrainStorm Expands Its Patent Portfolio to Include a New US Patent For Its NurOwn® Technology for Parkinson's Disease And ALS|
HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel,
The allowed claims cover methods of treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease using mesenchymal stem cells that secrete neurotrophic factors, including glial derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF).
"We continue to protect our technology through strategic intellectual property achievements and this Notice of Allowance from the USPTO is a welcome addition to our IP portfolio," commented BrainStorm's CEO Chaim Lebovits.
This patent is the result of Brainstorm's ongoing development of NurOwn® that initiated at the Tel Aviv University, neuroscience laboratory of Prof. Dani Offen, the company's chief scientific advisor.
Statements in this announcement other than historical data and information constitute "forward-looking statements" and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause
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