Cesca Therapeutics Inc. Announces Commercial Launch of AXP® II System for Advanced Cord Blood Processing

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (“Cesca”) (NASDAQ:KOOL) a market leader in automated cell processing and point-of-care, autologous cell-based therapies, today announced the commercial launch of its AXP II system for the advanced isolation, collection and storage of hematopoietic stem cell concentrates from cord blood and peripheral blood.  

“Since its introduction in 2006, our AXP system has been viewed as the gold standard in the volume reduction processing of cord blood, and we count many of the world’s leading public and private cord blood banks among our current long-time customers,” said Chris Xu, PhD, chief executive officer of Cesca Therapeutics. “Our first generation AXP system consistently achieves stem cell recovery rates in excess of 97%, the highest in the industry. With AXP II, we are introducing important enhancements to the AXP device, docking station, and proprietary XpressTRAK® software that together represent the biggest advancement in automated cord blood processing in many years. With the commercial launch of AXP II, we are continuing to fulfill our commitment to provide the highest quality, most innovative products to the cord blood bank market.”

AXP II is a complete, automated and functionally closed system that includes the AXP II device, docking station, processing set, and XpressTRAK software that maintains compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Current Good Tissue Practice (cGTP) regulations.

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About Cesca Therapeutics Inc.        
Cesca Therapeutics develops, commercializes and markets a range of automated technologies for CAR-T and other cell-based therapies. Its device division, ThermoGenesis, provides a full suite of solutions for automated clinical biobanking, point-of-care applications, and automation for immuno-oncology. The Company is developing an automated, functionally-closed CAR-TXpress platform that addresses the critical unmet need for better cellular manufacturing and controls (CMC) for the emerging CAR-T immunotherapy market. Cesca is an affiliated company of China-based Boyalife Group.

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