MORLAIX & ALÈS,
The HEMO2life® is a major breakthrough innovation in the field of organ preservation solutions. This product developed by HEMARINA enables preservation of organs and tissues under optimal physiological conditions due to oxygen contribution essential to their survival. Indeed, once the organ is removed from the donor it will go through an ischaemia/reperfusion cycle that could induce lesions and graft failures after transplant. HEMO2life® can make up for these two major issues during transplant as an oxygen carrier is facing free radicals during reperfusion.
The pre-clinical results induced and published in the international journal
“It is a real satisfaction for LFB Biomanufacturing to offer its expertise and abilities enabling the preparation of this unique product dedicated to organs and tissues preservation,”says Roland BÉliard, Chairman of LFB Biomanufacturing.
The first batches of this extraction hemoglobin will be issued at the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 from AlÈs plant (
“This agreement is also a real opportunity for us to manufacture locally a therapeutic solution developed by an innovative French based biotechnology company.”
“We are very pleased with this agreement signed with LFB Biomanufacturing, subsidiary of the LFB group.This is a crucial step for HEMARINA, willing to capitalise on the outstanding outlets offered by HEMO2life® and to work with a major French biopharmaceutical group for this type of solution which significantly increases engraftment success. Organ is so valuable that a special attention must be given to its preservation conditions, not only for the patient but also for the donor family.”says Dr
About LFB Biomanufacturing
LFB Biomanufacturing is a company specialized in the development and the manufacturing of recombinant proteins through cell culture, with a specific know-how in the field of monoclonal antibodies.
LFB Biomanufacturing can provide a full range of bioproduction services, including cell lines development, research and manufacturing of cell production and purification processes as well as manufacturing of clinical and commercial batches of active substances for biological. (http://www.lfbbiomanufacturing.com)
LFB Biomanufacturing is an LFB group's subsidiary, the leading manufacturer of plasma-derived medicinal products in
HEMARINA is a biotechnology start-up based in Morlaix (
For more information about HEMARINA, please visit www.hemarina.com
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