RepliCel Secures New Patents for Tendon Repair Technology

By Julie A. Vetalice

Replicel Life Sciences was granted patents addressing the use of RCT-01 fibroblast cell technology to treat chronically damaged tendons.

The granted patents were received in:

  • China (Patent No. ZL201480011232.2)
  • Europe (Patent No. 2956543)
  • Russia (Patent No. 2678878)


Additionally, U.S. Patent No. 10272118 will be granted by the end of April 2019. These patents pertain to Replicel's non-bulbar dermal sheath cup cell technology and methods for the treatment of chronically damaged tendons.

This technology was the subject of successful Phase I clinical evaluation in chronic Achilles tendinopathy in a Canadian study. Replicel will pursue next-phase clinical testing and commercial launch in Japan while concurrently co-developing it in China with its partner, YOFOTO Health Co.

Source: RepliCel Life Sciences, Inc.

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