Bridgewater, NJ, United States
Bridgewater, NJ, United States

LifeCell is a biotechnology company that develops and sells tissue grafts and become a leader in the field of regenerative medicine. In recent years, LifeCell's sales have grown at an average of 41% per year and profits up to 72% annually, due in part to rising sales of their human tissue product AlloDerm. In more recent years, sales have stabilized at 12% annually. AlloDerm is used during surgeries ranging from complex hernia repairs to breast reconstruction. Wikipedia.


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Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2016-12-14

Methods for shaping tissue matrices are provided. The methods can be used to produce shaped tissue products that retain desired biologic properties without using chemical crosslinking agents.


Methods for preparing a non-human tissue matrix for transplantation are provided.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2016-12-01

The invention features a dry platelet composition and methods of making and using the freeze-dried platelet composition.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-03-08

The present disclosure provides devices for implanting tissue or other substances within the body. The devices can include a feedback mechanism (62), which can assist a surgeon in implanting the tissue or other substances by preventing excess shear force or pressure on the tissue or substance to be implanted.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-06-07

Methods of producing tissue matrices are provided. The methods can comprise selection of collagen-based tissues from animals based on desired mechanical and/or biologic properties relating to the age of a source animal. Furthermore, tissue matrices produced from animals including pigs selected at various ages to control mechanical properties are provided.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-06-21

Methods and devices for treatment of tissues are provided. The methods can be used to interlock a composition with tissue for protection or engagement of the tissue. The devices can be used to treat a number of treatment sites, for example, to provide structural support to injured or surgically altered tissues and/or to secure tissues and/or implants in place.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-01-30

Devices and methods for processing animal or human tissue are provided. The devices may include a vacuum surface to secure the tissue in place and an apparatus for removing fat or other material from the tissue. The apparatus can include one or more blades and/or a fluid jet system.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-01-30

Methods for treating tissue matrices and tissue matrices produced according to the methods are provided. The methods can include treating select portions of a tissue matrix with a cross-linking agent and/or a proteolytic enzyme to produce a tissue matrix with variable mechanical and/or biological properties.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-01-26

The present disclosure provides tissue products produced from adipose tissues, as well as methods for producing such tissue products. The tissue products can include acellular tissue matrices produced in multiple layers for treatment of a breast.


Patent
LifeCell | Date: 2017-04-28

The present disclosure relates to tissue matrix products. The products can includes tissue matrices that have holes or perforations located at certain positions to improve certain in vivo functions without substantial loss of strength or other important properties.

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