US-based non-profit transplant service provider MTF Biologics has expanded its five-year collaboration with Centurion Therapeutics, a distributor of medical products.

The expanded collaboration aims to provide more clinicians and patients within hospitals and post-acute care facilities, with access to advanced wound care technologies.

Centurion will obtain exclusive rights to distribute MTF Biologics’ portfolio of tissue technologies, including placental, dermal, and adipose tissues.

It will cover tissue forms including the Amnioband Membrane, Salera Membrane, Salera Mini-Membrane, Allopatch Pliable, Allopatch Meshed, Somagen Meshed Dermal Matrix, and Leneva Adipose Matrix.

The partnership also includes provisions for ongoing training, marketing, and support, for effective promotion and distribution of the tissue forms.

MTF Biologics president and CEO Joe Yaccarino said: “We are thrilled to announce this expanded partnership with Centurion Therapeutics. Its team has proven their expertise over the past five years with us and demonstrated its reach within complex surgical wound care.

“The company is the ideal partner to help us deliver our innovative tissue solutions to healthcare professionals and, ultimately, save and heal more lives.

“We have had a long and successful history with Centurion’s team in representing MTF Biologics’ technologies and look forward to our continued success.”

Centurion Therapeutics will play a key role in expanding the reach of MTF Biologics’ tissue forms to key customers.

Its customers include surgical podiatrists, orthopaedic surgeons, spine surgeons, vascular surgeons, OB/GYN surgeons, and general surgeons.

The partnership highlights both companies’ commitment to improving patient care in complex surgical wound management setting within the acute and post-acute care setting.

Centurion Therapeutics president and CEO Robert Goodwin said: “We are honoured to collaborate with MTF Biologics to bring their extraordinary tissue technologies to the forefront of medical practice.

“This partnership and expanded relationship represent a significant step forward in our mission to provide healthcare professionals with the tools they need to improve outcomes in patients suffering complex wounds.”