Our Company

Our Company

Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. is advancing a proprietary platform technology for immunomodulation by pioneering the use of T regulatory cells as an innovative therapy for recent onset type 1 diabetes. The product candidate, CLBS03, is the subject of an ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial (The Sanford Project: T-Rex study) in collaboration with Sanford Research, and has been granted Orphan Drug and Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Product classification by the European Medicines Agency. The company’s subsidiary, PCT, is a well-known development and manufacturing partner exclusively focused on the cell therapy industry and has served over 100 clients since 1999. Caladrius recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement by which Hitachi Chemical of America has agreed to acquire Caladrius’ 80.1% share of PCT ownership in a transaction that is expected to close in May 2017, subject to, among other closing conditions, approval by Caladrius shareholders. Through developing and manufacturing cell therapies to treat those in need, we are dedicated to enabling people to enjoy a healthier span of life. Our overall vision includes commitment to the following:
  • We will be recognized for our culture of respect, our teamwork, and our patient- and customer-centric mindset.
  • We will drive the evolution of the cell therapy industry.
  • We will generate industry-leading growth through our significant operational scale, our innovation and our executional excellence.
  • We will set ourselves apart in the industry, creating value by allowing our people, shareholders and company to prosper.
  • We will bring significant life-improving medical treatments to patients.

Mission

At Caladrius Biosciences, our mission is to bring new, innovative and treatment paradigm-changing medical therapies to market based on our unique expertise and experience, and in so doing, to improve patients’ lives and create value for our shareholders.

Research and Discovery

To accomplish our mission and see our vision through to the end we are combining state-of-the-art science with the body’s intricate biologic systems, and are working to leverage our bodies’ development of cell capabilities with complex and specific functions. We believe that each study we perform expands the foundations of cell therapy and biologic science and believe that our research and discovery will have meaningful and lasting influence. We pledge to use our experience and knowledge to advance science, research and development.

Patients

We conduct all of our work in order to ultimately benefit the patients who put their trust and hope in our hands. We will continue to pursue therapies in areas of significant unmet medical need so that we can have the greatest impact on them. We know it won’t be easy, but we are committed to striving to successfully guide our product candidates through the development process in order that they may ultimately reach and serve the patients.

Education

The cell therapy industry needs credible sources disseminating information. We pledge to be that credible source, promoting ethical science and ethical business, and playing an educational role in bringing cell therapy to the public which includes dispelling controversy, decreasing confusion and increasing awareness of cellular therapies and their potential to heal the body and fight disease.
Additional Information About the Transaction and Where to Find it Caladrius intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and mail to its stockholders a proxy statement in connection with, among other things, the sale to Hitachi Chemical Co. America, Ltd. (“Purchaser”) of the 80.1% membership interest in PCT that Purchaser does not already own (the “Sale”). Investors and stockholders of Caladrius are urged to read the proxy statement and the other relevant materials when they become available because they will contain important information about Caladrius and the Sale. The proxy statement and other relevant materials (when they become available), and any other documents filed by Caladrius with the SEC, may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and stockholders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Caladrius by directing such requests to Caladrius Biosciences, Inc., 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 350, New York, NY 10170, Attn: Jacquelyn Briggs or jbriggs@caladrius.com, Telephone: (646) 606-2221. Participants in the Solicitation Caladrius and its directors and executive officers may, under SEC rules, be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Caladrius’ stockholders in connection with the Sale. Information regarding Caladrius’ directors and executive officers is contained in Caladrius’ proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the SEC on May 10, 2016. Additional information regarding the participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect of the Sale and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be contained in the proxy statement when it becomes available. Safe Harbor for Forward Looking Statements This webpage contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including forward-looking statements regarding the Sale, the possibility of obtaining stockholder or other approvals or consents for the Sale and Caladrius’ future prospects. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: risks and uncertainties relating to potential adverse reactions or changes to business relationships resulting from the announcement or completion of the Sale; unexpected costs, charges or expenses relating to or resulting from the Sale; litigation or adverse judgments relating to the Sale; risks relating to the completion of the proposed Sale, including the risk that the required stockholder vote might not be obtained in a timely manner or at all, or other conditions to the completion of the Sale not being satisfied; any difficulties associated with requests or directions from governmental authorities resulting from their review of the Sale; any changes in general economic and/or industry-specific conditions; and other risks detailed in Caladrius’ filings with the SEC, including those disclosed under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in Caladrius’ Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 17, 2017 and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this webpage’s publication. Caladrius does not intend, and disclaims any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking information contained in this webpage or with respect to the matters described herein.