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Mesoblast partners stem cell drugs exclusively with Cephalon

Executive Summary

Australian regenerative medicine firm Mesoblast Ltd. has licensed Cephalon Inc. exclusive global rights to therapeutics derived from adult mesenchymal precursor stem cells (MPCs) for degenerative neurological and cardiovascular diseases including congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, angina, peripheral vascular disease/critical limb ischemia, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's, and Alzheimer's. The deal will also include cell products that expand hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplants for blood cancer patients.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Specialty Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Includes Contract
    • Includes Equity
    • Intra-Biotech Deal
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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