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ICX-TRC in 2008 as destiny implied


#1

Released 15th January 2008

HAIR REJUVENATION WITH TEST TUBE HAIR FOLLICLES: ICX-TRC is a novel hair regeneration product which has yet to get a commercial name. Hair follicles are grown in a test tube and are then injected to stimulate new hair growth. Trials are male patients are on-going, but the manufacturer, Intercytex, expects to launch it on the market towards the end of the year. Cost: Several thousands of pounds.

This story is available at the following link -

http://www.irishnews.com/irishnews/2008/1/616/5809/577564_333580173097Topfivea.html


#2

“I am your density… I mean… Your destiny.”

Nathan, just because Intercytex has a cartoon illustration showing their delivery method doesn’t mean TRC will be released in 2008. Intercytex even stated that they anticipated 2010 at best. There is no early release conspiracy, so get over it! The other source you posted a link to is just a reporter… None of which came from ICX directly so it is not creditable.

It’s getting old. I mean the act that you put on, as if you are some god-sent gift to us, blessing us with information that nobody else knows of.

You just sound like a jackass
WAKEUP McFLY!!!


#3

HM in 2008 vs No HM ever


#4

» Released 15th January 2008
»
» HAIR REJUVENATION WITH TEST TUBE HAIR FOLLICLES: ICX-TRC is a novel hair
» regeneration product which has yet to get a commercial name. Hair
» follicles are grown in a test tube and are then injected to stimulate new
» hair growth. Trials are male patients are on-going, but the manufacturer,
» Intercytex, expects to launch it on the market towards the end of the
» year. Cost: Several thousands of pounds.
»
» This story is available at the following link -
»
» http://www.irishnews.com/irishnews/2008/1/616/5809/577564_333580173097Topfivea.html

I hate to be the guy to say “I told ya so”, but… ah, I’ll continue to be silent and enjoy your chatter.

Good day.

The Game


#5

Even his description of the technique is wrong.


#6

Hair follicle grown in a test tube and injected in the scalp… What a idiot!!!

How the fook would you inject a hair follicle with a seringe :smiley:


#7

The article speak about the REJUVINATION, TRC have two functions, rejuv and neogenesis… so this release at the end of 2008 probably could be only for vellus and not died follicles… so not the definitive hair multiplication, but the famous small scale comm. with a not perfect technique… it seems to be not so incredible, it’s possible i think…


#8

then think again please and harder.

they are publicly traded company, they would have to publish it themselves first. if they didn’t it would be illegal.

the guy clearly does not even know how ICX TRC works (he’s confusing cells with follicles).


#9

the guy clearly does not even know how ICX TRC works (he’s confusing cells
with follicles).

That’s it, he’s another idiot who doesn’t know what is talking about…


#10

That’s right! I told you in 2007 we would hear big news…oh wait, it’s 2008 now…well, um…er, I meant in 2008 you would hear big news and uh…SEE! SEE! This article proves it! HUGE news! Who cares if the author is completely clueless…this is BIG!

Good Day

The End Game


#11

I think we may well see TRC in 2008

Remember this -

We don’t know for sure but the answer is likely to be yes. In the
ICX-TRC procedure we are not transplanting hair follicles we are
implanting cells into the skin which induce new hair growth - there is no reason for the hairs to grow in a different direction from before.

It’s on our website too! It is possible ICX-TRC will be on the market
in 2008. It depends on how the different agencies wish to have it
regulated - which impacts on the type and length of clinical trials. Ifthe UK decides that ICX-TRC does not need to be regulated - fewer trials will be required and it could be on the market sooner.

and this ?

“We are investigating whether there are opportunities to initiate the small scale commercialisation of ICX-TRC in 2008”

The ICX-TRC procedure is significantly less problematic than conventional hair transplants. In terms of the amount of tissue taken from the patient, only a small sample of approximately 120 follicles is needed. As a consequence, trauma suffered by the patient during the procedure may be dramatically reduced. Furthermore, as dermal papilla (DP)cells can be derived from a very small area of hair-bearing scalp, a much higher population of patients will be able to benefit from ICX-TRC than conventional transplantation. Superficial injection of cultured cells into the scalp causes far less tissue damage than implanting multiple hair follicles and is a considerably simpler, shorter and less painful process.

Intercytex will manufacture ICX-TRC for Europe and the US from its own manufacturing facilities. In October 2006, Intercytex was awarded a grant from the DTI to develop a robotic system with The Automation Partnership for the commercial scale production of patients’ autologous DP cells. The robotic system has an established track record in processing many different cell samples simultaneously, so that at this scale, in which large numbers of different patients’ cells are handled, all samples remain isolated throughout the multiplication process.

Never say never in life


#12

I think it comes down to which country is prepared to take on TRC first rather than the product itself.


#13

» I think we may well see TRC in 2008
»

Isn’t TRC very similar to Valveta? If Valveta can be released after phase-II, then why not TRC? If phase-II goes well then I’m certain Intercytex will proceed with small scale commercialization this year. So just wait another 30 days and we’ll know how phase-II went. Cheers!


#14

» I think it comes down to which country is prepared to take on TRC first
» rather than the product itself.

yes, but at this point we don’t even know if HM is going to live up to the hype. technically it works, but that’s not enough to get a decent amount of hair back on your head at this point.


#15

» yes, but at this point we don’t even know if HM is going to live up to the
» hype. technically it works, but that’s not enough to get a decent amount of
» hair back on your head at this point.

Even if it doesn’t get all the hair back, some density is better than no density! I’m 25-NW6 and a transplant is definitely not an option for me. On the other hand, even if TRC doesn’t work it won’t do any harm (scarring, downtime etc) whatsoever.


#16

They lauched vavelta in the midst of phase II. The MHRA allowed them to do this. TRC could follow a similar path. It has shown to work.


#17

when vavelta will be definitely avaiable? i am curious


#18

It’s already available on a small scale basis as is intended with TRC.


#19

» » yes, but at this point we don’t even know if HM is going to live up to
» the
» » hype. technically it works, but that’s not enough to get a decent amount
» of
» » hair back on your head at this point.
»
» Even if it doesn’t get all the hair back, some density is better than no
» density! I’m 25-NW6 and a transplant is definitely not an option for me.
» On the other hand, even if TRC doesn’t work it won’t do any harm
» (scarring, downtime etc) whatsoever.

good point…but the hell with that, i want it to work, at least enough so a NW4 or 5 can get a full head of hair if used in conjunction with a HT…and if not a full head of hair at least be able to bump a NW4 or NW5 up two norwood levels with minimal scarring. :slight_smile:


#20

I’m not too worried about it.

I want perfect 18yo hair again as much as anyone, but the fact is that just getting an additional 2000-4000 grafts’ worth of new growth out of the ICX project would already be a night & day difference for most of us right now.

Coupled with heavy traditional HTs that’s a lot of difference. It’s enough to make a thin NW#2.5 into a thicker NW#1.

And even if you’re a NW#6 or something, it’s not perfect but it’s enough to put you safer into the success zone. Enough to make your choice of getting HTs an easier one. Your coverage would at least be more likely be able to reach a NW#2 without a huge visible bald spot in back.

That 2-4K goal is not really aiming very high when you consider what percentage of the total lost hairs that is.