Scottsdale, AZ – March 09, 2022 – RenovaCare, Inc. (Symbol: RCAR; www.renovacareinc.com), a clinical-stage developer of patented technologies for isolating and spraying cells for the regeneration of skin and other organs and tissues, today announced that following the review of its research and corporate activities, the Company is taking steps to streamline its clinical, research and development, and administrative operations in order to reduce costs.
These actions are due to a variety of factors, including (i) COVID-19 related low patient enrollment for the RenovaCare clinical trial (CELLMIST 1) which commenced in 2021 to evaluate the safety and feasibility of its Electronic SkinGun™ and CellMist™ System for the treatment of burn wounds, and (ii) the ongoing legal costs of the Company’s defense against a civil complaint filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and several class action and derivative lawsuits.
Accordingly, the Company has suspended patient enrollment in its clinical study and plans to reduce its administrative overhead. Patients previously enrolled and treated with RenovaCare therapies and technologies will continue to receive ongoing care as per the FDA protocol. The clinical study and IDE remain open for possible resumption, and enrollment in the study may continue once the adverse impacts of the pandemic abate and capital funding becomes available.
The Company is also reviewing its patent portfolio (composed of eight patent families spanning the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia) for potential reduction in annual filing costs and augmentation through in-licensing, while also focusing on those core patents having out-license or potential joint venture opportunities.
Meanwhile, the Company intends to maintain and continue its research and development efforts, including the development of a prototype automated cell isolation device with to isolate and harvest autologous cells for cell therapies being developed at the RenovaCare Research and Development Innovation Center located in Berlin, Germany.
RenovaCare, Inc. is a developer of new generation autologous stem cell therapies for the regeneration of human organs and tissues. The Company’s initial product under development targets the body’s largest organ, the skin. The Company’s flagship technology, the CellMist™ System, renders single-cell suspensions of tissue-specific pluripotent cells from donor tissues through sequential protease digestions. The RenovaCare CellMist™ System facilitates rapid healing of wounds or other afflicted tissues when applied topically as a gentle cell mist using the patented RenovaCare SkinGun™. The Company’s SkinGun™ is used to spray a liquid suspension of a patient’s stem cells – the CellMist™ cell suspension – onto wounds.
RenovaCare products are currently in development. They are not available for sale in the United States. There is no assurance that the Company’s planned or filed submissions to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be accepted or cleared by the FDA.
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