Advanced Cell Technology

Worcester, MA 01605

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $404K
First Award Date 08/01/99
Most Recent Award Date 01/17/08

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Larocca David Larocca 2
Cibelli Jose B Cibelli 1

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-07-80
Budget: 01/17/08 - 07/16/08

Project Summary Embryonic stem cells offer considerable potential for cell replacement therapy where cells have been lost to injury or disease because of their capacity for continual self renewal and ability to differentiate into virtually any cell type or tissue. Currently, however the process by which human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) differe...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-07
Budget: 09/22/06 - 08/31/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ability to culture human embryonic stem cells generated a great deal of excitement about their vast potential for treating a variety of human diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, neurological, retinal and skin disorders to name a few. Unlike adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells have indefinite grow...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 08/01/99 - 01/31/01

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a world-wide problem for consumers of agriculture, industrial and medical products. An altered form of the prion (PrP) gene appears to be the causative agent, and an endogenous PrP gene is necessary for infection. Advanced Cell Technology and the University of Massachusetts recently announced the birth o...