Developing a cell replacement therapy for insulin-dependent diabetes
Seraxis has developed a proprietary human stem cell line, SR1423, and manufacturing process for the generation of lab-grown pancreatic islets that mimic native islets in purity and potency. The islets have shown the potential to reverse diabetes in preclinical animal models. The company has also developed SeraGraft, an implant device and method that enables survival and function of the cell replacement therapy in the absence of immune suppression. Together, this novel treatment modality has the potential to help millions of people with diabetes.