August 15, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Magenta stem cells

2 min read

Magenta Therapeutics is a biotech company with a portfolio including stem cell products. Their most well known investigational drug product is an expanded umbilical cord stem cell product called MGTA-456, an “ex-Novartis” product. Magenta just released new trial data on MGTA-456, which I see as a case of good news-bad news, and investors seem to have had a similar reaction. The company describes MGTA-456 as, “a first-in-class allogeneic stem cell therapy consisting of a single umbilical cord blood unit expanded with an aryl hydrocarbon …Read More