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Mesoblast, Athersys, Cryoport, ARDS and COVID-19.

Today’s issue of the Wall Street Journal carries an opinion piece entitled “The Treatment That Could Crush Covid”. The article hypothesizes that living cells which the author calls medicinal signaling cells promise to be an effective treatment for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). ARDS is a condition that results from an overreaction of the immune […]

Stem Cell Therapy Has Perhaps the Most Potential of All of the New Technologies in Development by Biopharma

Summary In previous articles, I have written about technologies that have been or promise to be paradigm shifts in drug development: The very earliest drugs used by humans were found in plants. For example, ancient Egyptians chewed on willow bark to relieve pain. It contains a molecule closely related to aspirin. In the late 1800s, […]

The BIO CEO Conference: Highlights from the Meeting and New Investment Perspectives (Subscribers Only)

Back From BIO CEO Conference I have returned from spending two days at the BIO CEO conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Through attending presentations or one on one meetings,  I heard presentations from Advanced Cell Technology ACTC), Advaxis (ADXS), Agenus (AGEN), Alexion (ALXN) , Alkermes (ALKM), Aradigm (ARDM), Athersys (ATHX), Celator […]

SmithOnStocks Mailbox January 28, 2014

In my writing, I have found that there are some very smart people out there who have interesting questions and perspectives. I have decided to periodically share with subscribers questions asked of me and my response. Also, I will include comments on my articles that I find informative. This is the purpose of SmithOnStocks Mailbox. […]

Athersys: The Coming Year Will Define Its Adult Stem Cell Product MultiStem (ATHX, $1.63)

Investment Perspective This is my initial report on Athersys (ATHX) and its adult stem cell therapy product MultiStem. There are important data readouts upcoming on phase II trials of MultiStem in ulcerative colitis likely in 2H, 2013 and in ischemic stroke in 1Q or 2Q, 2014 that may define MultiStem’s promise. Success in either trial […]