Welcome

Azellon is a spin-out company from The University of Bristol focused on the development and commercialisation of a platform technology using mesenchymal stem cells infused into a biological scaffold for tissue repair - the Cell Bandage.

The first application of Cell Bandage under development is the repair of tears of the avascular (white) zone knee meniscus, a growing market with unmet needs.

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC INTERESTED IN THE CELL BANDAGE TREATMENT

Azellon has concluded a trial on a prototype Cell Bandage with encouraging results. The Cell Bandage is undergoing further development as part of an Innovate UK grant funded project. At present we are not seeking potential participants for clinical trials.

If you would like any additional information about Cell Bandage please contact Professor Anthony Hollander:  A.Hollander@azellonctx.com

Press

Technology 16th December 2016 Azellon today announced the results of phase I/IIa trial of its prototype Cell Bandage for knee meniscus repair. more

Technology 30th March 2015 Azellon to lead Innovate UK funded development project after conclusion of new funding round...more

Technology 23rd August 2012 Azellon announces recruitment phase of knee repair clinical trial ... more

Technology

Technology What is meniscal tissue? All joints have a thin layer of cartilage at the ends of the bones where they meet each other to prevent the bones from fracturing and to allow a smooth movement of the joint. more

Technology How is meniscal tissue injured? The menisci are commonly torn as a result of a sporting injury. The lateral meniscus (on the outside edge of the knee) is most frequently injured although the medial meniscus (on the inside edge) may also sometimes be damaged. more

Technology How might stem cells be used to repair torn meniscal tissue? Azellon's meniscal repair technology will combine your own bone marrow stem cells with a special membrane that helps to deliver the cells into the injured site. more

Technology What are adult stem cells and where do they come from? Adult stem cells are found in all of us. They are non-specialised cells that can grow extensively and can be turned into many different kinds of specialised cell. The specialised cells help to maintain the different organs of our body. more

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