Enhanced Bone Regeneration Properties of Osteo-Pharma’s OsteoActivator coated collagen membranes
Osteo-Pharma, a Dutch Life Sciences company developing novel pharmaceuticals and medical devices to improve the local healing of bone fractures and defects, today has announced that it has successfully completed a large preclinical study in mini-pigs, which shows its OsteoActivator coated collagen membranes to effectively promote new bone formation. The data obtained indicated a 24% increase of new bone within 6 weeks in defects covered by an OsteoActivator membranes as compared to uncoated collagen membranes. Importantly, OsteoActivator membranes were shown to be well tolerated and there were no findings of inflammation.
“We are very encouraged by the results of this clinically relevant mini-pig study that was performed in collaboration with the group of Prof. John Jansen from the Radboud university medical center (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) and are a good basis to advance into clinical studies in 2020” said Jan Gossen, chief executive officer of Osteo-Pharma.