"As our trials progress and our unique technology reach important milestones, it is important for us to expand our talent pool in product development, research and operations. We have done so with very well-respected, experienced leaders in their fields," said GeNO LLC Founder and President David Fine, Ph.D. "NITROSYL™ is an opportunity to impact an area of multiple diseases that need treatment options, and our management team growth adds to our commitment."
GeNO is currently developing a unique nitric oxide generation and delivery technology named NITROSYL™ that will help address the cost, complexity and lack of portability of current inhaled nitric oxide treatment regimens for a multitude of diseases, and would potentially reach a much larger group of patients. GeNO is developing three nitric oxide delivery platforms: a stand-alone gas cylinder system for hospital and outpatient use, a ventilator-based platform for Intensive Care Unit use, and a flashlight-sized ambulatory system for chronic outpatient use. The company is currently performing two Phase 2 trials: one, as a Pilot Study in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) and a second dose-escalation trial for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in patients with PAH and Pulmonary Hypertension secondary to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (PH-IPF). Additional study details can be found on http://clinicaltrials.gov/ -- ClinicalTrials.gov Identifiers NCT01092559 and NCT01265888.
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