Juventas Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing non-viral gene therapies capable of activating natural processes within the body for healing and repair. The company was founded by Rahul Aras in 2007 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Their first therapeutic product candidate JVS-100 is a non-viral gene therapy expressing a signalling protein that can recruit naturally occurring stem cells and promote tissue repair in a broad range of disease states. Juventas is currently completing a Phase 2b study with JVS-100 in patients with advanced peripheral artery disease.
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- Stem CellsStem cells are self-renewing cells that have the potential to become multiple different cell types in the body. Stem cells are found in developing embryos. Adult stem cells maintain and repair tissues throughout life. Induced pluripotent stem cells are a type of stem cell reprogrammed in the lab from adult cells.
- Gene therapy