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Arch Therapeutics Novel Self-Assembling Agent for Use in Endoscopic Procedures to be Presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting Starting August 11, 2020

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Emerging Technology video presentation describing swine studies using AC5-GTM for submucosal lifting and management of gastrointestinal bleeding in endoscopic resection

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTH) ("Arch" or the "Company"), developer of novel liquid, gel and solid hemostatic and wound care devices, today announced updated presentation information for research from the AC5® self-assembling peptide technology platform being presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020 Annual Meeting. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the conference has been rescheduled to take place from August 11-13, 2020 and will be held virtually.

The abstract has been accepted by SAGES, and the underlying research has been selected to be featured in a podium presentation during the Emerging Technology Session. The presentation, “Novel Self-assembling Agent, AC5-GTM, for Use in Submucosal Lifting in Endoscopic Resection and Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding” by Eleanor C. Fung, MD, Jay Redan, MD, Chirag Shah, PhD and Terrence Norchi, MD., will be available online starting August 11, 2020. Please visit for more information or to register for the conference.

Dr. Fung, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, specializes in general and minimally invasive surgery and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Redan, Chief of Surgery at AdventHealth Celebration and Professor of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, specializes in minimally invasive general surgery and is widely considered a pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery since its infancy. Dr. Chirag Shah is Vice President Research and Development Engineering and Quality Systems at Arch Therapeutics.  Dr. Norchi is President and CEO of Arch Therapeutics.

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 AC5® Topical Gel, AC5® Topical Hemostat1 and AC5® Surgical Hemostat.1

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is a leading surgical society representing a global community of more than 6,500 surgeons bringing minimal access surgery and emerging techniques to patients worldwide. The mission of SAGES is to improve quality patient care through education, research, innovation and leadership, principally in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery. SAGES also sets the clinical and educational guidelines on standards of practice in various procedures that are critical to enhancing patient safety and health. For more information, go to

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1.  AC5 Surgical Hemostat is currently an investigational device limited by law to investigational use.
2.  AC5 and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Arch Therapeutics, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.


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