Jan 15, 2019, 11:20 AM
MDA has awarded an MVP grant totaling $300,000 over two years to AcuraStem to support preclinical development of a novel small molecule therapeutic for ALS.
CMTRF Inks Milestone-Driven Partnership with AcuraStem to Repurpose Established Drugs for the Treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Dec 20, 2018, 10:38 AM
CMT Research Foundation announced today it has entered into a collaborative research partnership with AcuraStem to test thousands of compounds aimed at producing effective treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
AcuraStem Joins Team Nanci and The ALS Association Golden West Chapter at LA Walk to Defeat ALS Sunday, Nov. 4
Nov 2, 2018, 11:59 PM
AcuraStem will join in the fight against ALS as a sponsor of the 16th Annual Los Angeles County Walk to Defeat ALS® on Sunday, November 4, at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The team will walk with “Team Nanci” and be on hand at the AcuraStem booth to talk to patients and families affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) about its mission and research underway.
Aug 30, 2018, 7:24 PM
AcuraStem has announced the members of its Scientific Board of Advisors comprised of PhDs, professors, tech entrepreneurs, and successful drug company veterans.
Jul 27, 2018, 4:16 PM
AcuraStem announces the addition of Monica Zhou, Ph.D. to their team as Principal Scientist. Zhou is in charge of industrializing the expansion of AcuraStem’s groundbreaking iNeuroRx platform and its multiple applications, ensuring their accuracy and efficiency.
AcuraStem Receives Fast-Track SBIR Grant for the Development of a Novel Small Molecule Therapy to Treat ALS
Jun 18, 2018, 7:00 AM
AcuraStem a fast-growing and innovative biotech company located in Monrovia, California, has been awarded a $3.7 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Fast-Track grant (#R44NS105156) by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to continue research for the development of a small molecule therapeutic, “AS2015”, focused on treating patients with the genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) caused by expansion repeats in the gene C9ORF72.
May 22, 2018, 9:36 PM
AcuraStem is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Start-Up Stadium event at the BIO International Convention, June 4-7 in Boston.
Dec 4, 2017, 3:00 PM
The award recognizes Dr. Ichida's "pioneering work to convert patients’ skin cells into disease-affected neural cells, enabling them to screen thousands of drug-like compounds in search of potential therapeutics that could slow or stop ALS."
Dec 1, 2017, 3:45 PM
AcuraStem has been awarded a $225 thousand Phase I SBIR grant by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund continued research of AcuraStem’s laboratory models of age-associated ALS, supporting the evaluation of different molecular methods to create motor neurons in the laboratory that more accurately reproduce the ALS disease state in aged patients.
California has confidence in AcuraStem. AcuraStem is one of 90 companies selected for a unique California tax benefit.
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 PM
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) committee approved $69 million in tax credits for 90 companies projected to create 6,236 jobs and make $1.2 billion worth of new capital equipment investments across California.