Australian Veterinary Stem Cells

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Australian Veterinary Stem Cells Pty Ltd ('AVSC') and its associates have developed a number of stem cell based therapies for the treatment of a number of diseases and conditions in dogs, cats and horses.

Stem cell therapies are currently available for the treatment of canine arthritis and degenerative joint disorders, the treatment of tendon and ligament injuries in horses and the treatment of certain conditions in cats.

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Clinical Results

The results of initial treatments on approximately 7000 animals (internationally) have been extremely positive.


In regard to canine (dogs) arthritis, approximately 90% of owners of dogs treated for arthritis with pure' cultured stem cells have reported a substantial improvement in the condition (quality of life) of their dog with an average improvement grading of 75%.


In clinical studies:-

Suspensory ligament injuries:-

Approximtely 75% of horses treated with suspensory ligament injuries returned to work at the prior level.  In excess of 90% of horses treated returned to work with in excess of 70% returning to work at the prior level

Joint disease:-

In excess of 80% of horses returned to work, with in excess of 50% returning to work at the prior level

Tendon Injury:-

77% returned to work at the full prior level. AVSC believes that stem cell based therapies can significantly contribute to the improvement treatment of degenerative conditions and injuries in the veterinary setting.

AVSC can supply both:-

a) 'off the shelf' treatments (based on cells that have been previously sourced from especially selected 'donor' animals)

as well as being able to provide:-

b) autologous treatments based on the isolation of stem cells from adipose tissue (stromal vascular fraction) from the actual animal being treated.

If you would like to arrange for a stem cell treatment for your dog, cat or horse, we would suggest that that you ask your veterinarian to contact us. We  welcome enquiries from veterinarians - and owners of animals.

AVSC is interested iin working with veterinarians who have an interest in providing regenerative medicine treatments (adult stem cells) based on the use of adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells.

AVSC is partnered with:-


1) Monash Imunology and Stem Cell Laboratories ('MISCL")

Part of Monash University. MISCL is Australia's largest stem cell research group with over 100 research scientists.AVSC has a licensing/research partnership agreement with the largest international veterinary stem cell organization.

Vet-Stem (together with its other international associates), has provided stem cell treatments for in excess of 7000 dogs, cats and horses.

AVSC has an exclusive license over intellectual property (patents) covering the use of stem cells (for veterinary appli cations) derived from adipose tissue license covers Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia.

AVSC and its associates have been researching and developing veterinary stem cell treatents since 2004. Research has been carried out at Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories ('MISCL') at Monash University in Melbourne. Monash University is Australia's largest university, and MISCL is one of the worlds leading stem cell laborartories.

AVSC, through its arrangements with MISCL, is developing stem cell products for veterinary treatments.

AVSC believes that in regard to a number of therapeutic conditions, stem cell treatments will be more effective than traditional treatment options currently available.

2) Vet-Stem Inc of the USA - commenced operations in 2004 and internaionally the largest veterinary stem cell organization.

Vet-Stem together with its international associates has provided stem cell treatments for in excess of 7000 dogs, cats and horses.
AVSC has a research/develoment partnership with Vet-Stem as well as an exclusive license over intellectual property (patents) covering the use of stem cells (veterinary) derived from adipose tissue.

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The initial focus of AVSC has been upon the treatment of arthritis and degenerative joint disorders in the canine population. In addition research and clinical trials in the equine (horse) setting has been focused upon the treatment and repair of tendon and ligament injuries.

Arthritic conditions and skin allergies are major veterinary problems with dogs particularly ageing dogs. The management of arthritic pain together with the treatment/repair repair of injuries to tendons and ligaments are some of the most frequent problem for horse owners and trainers.


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