Mr Stuart Nelson
ICT Biosciences is the business arm of the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics for the delivery of all research and business activity. The Institute of Cancer Therapeutics houses a multidisciplinary team of researchers in the field of drug design, synthesis, screening and pharmacology. Our purpose built institute is configured to integrate all the elements of the preclinical drug discovery process, in keeping with our mission to research and develop new treatments with a focus on cancer and other proliferative diseases.
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Dr Ben Nichols
Haemostatix is developing first-in-class clotting agents or ‘haemostats’, for the treatment of bleeding in surgery and trauma. The company has pioneered a new approach to the control of bleeding that is based on a peptide that binds to the clotting protein fibrinogen, inducing the rapid and targeted formation of clots. This innovative technology platform is being used to develop a pipeline of topical and systemic products to prevent or control different forms of bleeding.
Haemostatix's products include: PeproStat™, a topical haemostat that is applied directly to wounds to rapidly control bleeding during surgery or trauma. PeproStat has a novel mode of action that is fast and effective. The product is also stable in liquid form in contrast to the main competitor, blood-derived thrombin, enabling the development of ready-to-use formulations, a key unmet need. HaemoPlax™ is a platelet substitute in development for the prevention of bleeding in leukaemic patients with platelet deficiency or ‘thrombocytopenia'. HXTC901 is a 'pro-drug' version of HaemoPlax that is activated by the enzyme thrombin at a wound site. HXTC 901 is designed to control more active bleeds in surgery or trauma.