|View printer-friendly version|
Histogenics Corporation Announces Addition of Dr. Lawrence Bonassar of Cornell University to Its Scientific Advisory Board
- Company Adds Additional Leader in Tissue Engineering and Biomechanics -
- Additional NeoCart® Biomechanical Data Presented in Conjunction with
Dr. Bonassar is a Professor at
“We are pleased to have Dr. Bonassar join our distinguished team of scientific advisors. Our Sponsored Research Agreement with his lab at
Dr. Bonassar joins current SAB members Dr.
NeoCart is a cartilage-like, tissue-engineered implant created from a patient’s own cartilage cells that is currently in Phase 3 clinical development. The ongoing 245 patient clinical trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of NeoCart as a first-line therapy for full thickness knee cartilage defects in skeletally mature adults ages 18 to 59 and to show superiority of NeoCart against the current standard of care, microfracture.
Various statements in this release are “forward-looking statements” under the securities laws. Words such as, but not limited to, “anticipate,” “believe,” “can,” “could,” “expect,” “estimate,” “design,” “goal,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “objective,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “target,” “likely,” “should,” “will,” and “would,” or the negative of these terms and similar expressions or words, identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations that involve risks, changes in circumstances, assumptions and uncertainties.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in Histogenics’ forward-looking statements include, among others: the timing and success of Histogenics’ NeoCart Phase 3 clinical trial, including, without limitation, possible delays in enrolling the NeoCart Phase 3 clinical trial; the ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval of NeoCart or any product candidates, and the labeling for any approved products; the scope, progress, expansion, and costs of developing and commercializing Histogenics’ product candidates; the ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval regarding the comparability of critical NeoCart raw materials following our technology transfer and manufacturing location transition; the size and growth of the potential markets for Histogenics’ product candidates and the ability to serve those markets; Histogenics’ expectations regarding its expenses and revenue; the sufficiency of Histogenics’ cash resources and the availability of additional financing on commercially reasonable terms; Histogenics’ ability to attract or retain key personnel; the early stage of development of the technologies on which Histogenics’ channel partnering agreement with
There can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by
All written and verbal forward-looking statements attributable to
Contact: Investor Relations Tel: +1 (781) 547-7909 InvestorRelations@histogenics.com