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Corporate Minority | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$7.04M | 3 yrs ago



About Athersys

Athersys develops biotechnology-based therapeutics.

Headquarters Location

3201 Carnegie Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio, 44115,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Athersys

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Athersys is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Regenerative Medicine.


Regenerative Medicine

1,818 items

Regenerative medicine refers to the process of activating, replacing, engineering or regenerating human genetic material, cells, tissues or organs to restore normal function. It also includes bioengineered tissues used for in vitro testing (e.g. organ-on-a-chip, organoids).


Biopharma Tech

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Companies involved in the research, development, and commercialization of chemically- or biologically-derived therapeutic & theranostic drugs. Excludes vitamins/supplements, CROs/clinical trial services.

Athersys Patents

Athersys has filed 17 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Clusters of differentiation
  • Immune system
  • Immunology
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Related Topics




Stem cells, Developmental biology, Transcription factors, Embryology, Biotechnology


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Related Topics

Stem cells, Developmental biology, Transcription factors, Embryology, Biotechnology



Latest Athersys News

Athersys Restructures Debt with Supplier

May 23, 2023

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX), a regenerative medicine company developing MultiStem® (invimestrocel) cell therapy for critical care indications announced it has restructured its outstanding debt with a supplier (“the supplier”). The Company previously entered into agreements with the supplier to assist in the scale-up and manufacturing of clinical and commercial grade MultiStem® using Athersys’ bioreactor production processes. Under the new agreement, Athersys will p

Athersys Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Athersys founded?

    Athersys was founded in 1995.

  • Where is Athersys's headquarters?

    Athersys's headquarters is located at 3201 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland.

  • What is Athersys's latest funding round?

    Athersys's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • How much did Athersys raise?

    Athersys raised a total of $100.41M.

  • Who are the investors of Athersys?

    Investors of Athersys include Healios K.K., Radius Ventures, Pappas Ventures, Tekla Capital Management, Accipiter Capital Management and 34 more.

  • Who are Athersys's competitors?

    Competitors of Athersys include Affibody, Elusys Therapeutics, Amniotics, GangaGen, Regado Biosciences and 12 more.

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