Early stage ophthalmology and anti-inflammation pipeline projects highlighted
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB:ARTH) (“Arch” or the “Company”), developer of AC5™ Topical Gel (“AC5™”), today announced that new research involving AC5™ will be presented in a poster at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) in Kissimmee, Florida. The MHSRS will take place from August 20-23, 2018 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.
The Arch poster “Anti-Inflammatory Effect of a Self-Assembling Peptide (AC5TM) in the Lipopolysaccharide Induced Inflammation Model of Eye Injury”, Ellis-Behnke et al., (poster #MHSRS-18-1422) will be included as part of the Vision Ocular Trauma Casualty Management Grand Rounds. Rutledge Ellis-Behnke, PhD, Arch co-founder and advisor, and principle investigator of the research, along with Terrence W. Norchi, MD and Arch CEO will present the poster from 10 AM to 12 PM ET on August 21, 2018. Registration for the Symposium can be found at the following link: https://www.mhsrs.net.
“We are pleased to present this important research, which highlights some exciting elements of our pipeline,” said Dr. Norchi. “Our clinical and research programs continue to advance our self-assembling technology platform. We look forward to multiple milestones over the next several months, including the results of the sensitization study and anticipated regulatory filings for commercialization.”
About Arch Therapeutics, Inc.
Arch Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing a novel approach to stop bleeding (hemostasis), control leaking (sealant) and manage wounds during surgery, trauma and interventional care. Arch is developing products based on an innovative self-assembling barrier technology platform with the goal of making care faster and safer for patients. Arch's development stage product candidates include the AC5™ Topical Gel and the AC5™ Surgical Hemostatic Device.
The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting. It provides a venue for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development. The MHSRS is the only military or civilian meeting that focuses specifically on the unique medical needs of the Warfighter.
The MHSRS provides a collaborative setting for the exchange of information between military providers with deployment experience, research and academic scientists, international partners, and industry on research and related health care initiatives falling under the topic areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Medical Simulation and Information Sciences, and Military Infectious Disease.
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