Written by dnaindia.com Friday, 10 September 2010 11:02
In a first, an Indian company has partnered with a French institute to set up Stemade Biotech, a bank for dental stem cells, which are easy to acquire and can be used for various therapeutic applications.
“As compared to other sources, window for banking stem cells from the dental pulp is greater, hence providing multiple opportunities to bank,” Dr. Franck Chaubron, CEO, Institute
Clinident Biopharma said. “The novelty of dental stem cells is that they can be easily acquired and banked for future application purposes.
“It is safer, easier, and has more applications. The partnership allows Stemade Biotech to use the innovative technique of collecting the dental pulp, which is live tissue found inside all healthy tooth.”
Chaubron is the innovator and licensor of the patented technology for extraction and cryopreservation of dental stem cells obtained from the pulp of the tooth.