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BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Talaris Therapeutics (Nasdaq: TALS), a late-clinical stage cell remedy firm growing therapies with the potential to remodel the usual of care in stable organ transplantation, sure extreme autoimmune ailments, and sure extreme non-malignant blood, immune and metabolic issues, at the moment introduced the initiation of the corporate’s Section 2 FREEDOM-2 research. Northwestern College is the primary FREEDOM-2 medical website to have been activated and has now begun screening for eligible sufferers. Further websites are anticipated to be activated in 2022. This trial will discover the security and efficacy of the corporate’s investigational allogeneic cell remedy, FCR001, to induce immune tolerance to a transplanted kidney in sufferers who acquired the transplant from a dwelling donor as much as a yr previous to administration of FCR001.
“This trial exploring the efficacy of FCR001 within the delayed tolerance setting is a vital step towards doubtlessly providing a substitute for long-term immunosuppression as the usual of look after organ transplant recipients at the moment,” stated Nancy Krieger, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Talaris. “We imagine that this progressive strategy might permit us to broaden the chance to use this novel remedy in bigger affected person populations by increasing the choices for beforehand transplanted sufferers whose donor continues to be out there.”
FREEDOM-2 (NCT# NCT01649388) is a single-arm, open-label, multicenter research exploring the preliminary efficacy and evaluating the security of FCR001, the corporate’s investigational allogeneic cell remedy, in dwelling donor kidney transplant recipients 3-12 months following transplantation. The research consists of a one-time remedy administered with non-myeloablative conditioning, after which sufferers are adopted for 5 years, with a main evaluation carried out at 24 months.
“As a doctor, I imagine the opportunity of inducing immune tolerance to a previously-transplanted organ could be transformative,” stated Joseph R. Leventhal, M.D., Ph.D., Fowler McCormick Professor of Surgical procedure at Northwestern College Feinberg College of Drugs, and the principal investigator for the FREEDOM-2 trial. “I stay up for main this essential research and to the insights it can convey to enhance affected person care.”
FCR001 is an investigational, allogeneic cell remedy developed by Talaris Therapeutics to induce or restore sufferers’ immune tolerance. FCR001 builds on over 30 years of analysis by the corporate’s founder, Dr. Suzanne Ildstad, into the means by which sturdy immune tolerance may be induced in a affected person who receives a transplanted organ or may be restored in sufferers with sure immune-mediated or blood issues. FCR001 has acquired each Orphan Drug Designation and Regenerative Drugs Superior Remedy (RMAT) designation from the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration. A Section Three trial of FCR001 in dwelling donor kidney transplant recipients, FREEDOM-1, is now enrolling sufferers; extra info may be discovered at: http://freedom1study.com/
About Talaris Therapeutics
Talaris Therapeutics, Inc. is a late-clinical stage biopharmaceutical firm growing investigational, one-time, allogeneic cell therapies with the potential to remodel the usual of care in stable organ transplantation, sure extreme autoimmune ailments, and sure extreme non-malignant blood, immune and metabolic issues. Talaris maintains company places of work in Boston, MA, and its cell processing facility in Louisville, KY.
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