Coronado readies IND for Crohn's treatment; Aastrom reaches agreement on SPA for critical limb ischemia study;

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> Fresh from raising $25.8 million, New York-based Coronado Biosciences says it plans to file an IND with the FDA on a new treatment for Crohn's disease. Report

> Aastrom Biosciences has reached an agreement with the FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for a Phase III trial of ixmyelocel-T in patients with critical limb ischemia who have no other treatment options. Release

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