Pediatric diabetes study with stem cells approved
NextCell Pharma AB ("NextCell") announces today that Uppsala University Hospital and the principal investigator, Professor Per-Ola Carlsson, have been granted approval from the Medical Products Agency and the Swedish Ethical Review Authority to conduct a clinical drug trial with ProTrans™ to treat children and adolescents with type-1 diabetes. The study is a phase I / II study with a total of 66 patients. The first six patients treated will be evaluated for safety. The first six patients, three adolescents (12-18 years) and three children (7-11 years), will be treated and assessed for safety.