SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (Amex: CXM) today announced that its annual meeting of stockholders will be held on June 5, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time, at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, California. The record date for stockholders entitled to vote at the annual meeting is April 10, 2008.
Cardium Therapeutics, Inc. and its subsidiaries, InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue Repair Company, are medical technology companies primarily focused on the development, manufacture and sale of innovative therapeutic products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's lead product candidate, Generx(TM) (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF4), is a DNA-based growth factor therapeutic being developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium and its businesses, products and therapeutic candidates, please visit http://www.cardiumthx.com or view its 2007 Annual Report at http://www.cardiumthx.com/flash/pdf/CardiumAR07_Book_FINAL.pdf.
Cardium's InnerCool Therapies subsidiary is a San Diego-based medical technology company in the emerging field of patient temperature modulation therapy to rapidly and controllably cool the body in order to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to potentially lessen or prevent associated injuries such as adverse neurological outcomes. For more information about Cardium's InnerCool subsidiary, including InnerCool's RapidBlue(TM) and CoolBlue(TM) patient modulation systems, please visit http://www.innercool.com.
Cardium's Tissue Repair Company subsidiary (TRC) is a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of growth factor therapeutics for the treatment of severe chronic diabetic wounds. TRC's lead product candidate, Excellarate(TM), is a DNA-activated collagen gel for topical treatment formulated with an adenovector delivery carrier encoding human platelet-derived growth factor-BB (PDGF-BB). Excellarate is initially being developed to be administered once or twice for the potential treatment of non-healing diabetic foot ulcers. Other potential applications for TRC's Gene Activated Matrix(TM) (GAM(TM)) technology include therapeutic angiogenesis (cardiovascular ischemia, peripheral arterial disease) and orthopedic products, including hard tissue (bone) and soft tissue (ligament, tendon, cartilage) repair. For more information about Cardium's Tissue Repair Company subsidiary, please visit http://www.t-r-co.com.
Except for statements of historical fact, the matters discussed in this
press release are forward looking and reflect numerous assumptions and
involve a variety of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our
control and may cause actual results to differ materially from stated
expectations. Actual results may also differ substantially from those
described in or contemplated by this press release due to risks and
uncertainties that exist in our operations and business environment,
including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties that are inherent in
the development, testing and marketing of complex biologics and therapeutic
hypothermia devices and in the conduct of human clinical trials, including
the timing and costs of such trials, our ability to obtain necessary
funding, regulatory approvals and qualifications, our dependence upon
proprietary technology, our history of operating losses and accumulated
deficits, our reliance on collaborative relationships and critical
personnel, and current and future competition, as well as other risks
described from time to time in filings we make with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release publicly the
results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect
events or circumstances arising after the date hereof.
Cardium Therapeutics(TM) and Generx(TM) are trademarks of Cardium
Therapeutics, Inc. Tissue Repair(TM), Gene Activated Matrix(TM), GAM(TM) and Excellarate are
trademarks of Tissue Repair Company.
InnerCool Therapies(R), InnerCool(R), Celsius Control System(TM),
CoolBlue(TM), RapidBlue(TM) and Accutrol(TM)
are trademarks of InnerCool Therapies, Inc.
|SOURCE Cardium Therapeutics, Inc.|
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