Sector Expert: Silviu Itescu
Silviu Itescu is the founder, CEO, and managing director of Mesoblast Ltd.
The biggest challenge in the treatment of degenerative disc disease lies in the inhospitable nature of the intervertebral space, where the blood flow and nutrients necessary to cell survival are in short supply. Mesoblast Ltd. has developed a cell therapy that addresses that challenge, triggering the regenerative qualities of surrounding cells to promote healing. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Mesoblast Founder, CEO and Managing Director Silviu Itescu describes the science that promises relief to millions of back pain sufferers.