AURORA, ON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP / Frankfurt: WKN 918864) announced today the addition of Kenneth D. Hatch, M.D., as a new medical advisor to the Company. Dr. Hatch will provide guidance to Helix on its clinical-stage compound, Topical Interferon Alpha-2b, for the treatment of conditions caused by HPV. Dr. Hatch is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Arizona.
"Dr. Hatch complements our medical advisory team and brings additional strength to Helix' expertise in the field of gynecology and pre-invasive diseases of the cervix", said John Docherty, vice president, corporate development at Helix. "We are very pleased to establish this relationship with Dr. Hatch, and expect that he will be an invaluable asset to the Company as we continue to move forward with the preparations for our planned IND/CTA filings for Topical Interferon Alpha-2b".
Previously, Dr. Hatch was president of the American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. Dr. Hatch has also presided as secretary-treasurer of the International Federation of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and as president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.
About Helix BioPharma Corp.
Helix BioPharma Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the field of cancer therapy. The Company is actively developing innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cancer based on its proprietary technologies. Helix's product development initiatives include its Topical Interferon Alpha-2b, for the treatment of conditions caused by HPV, and its novel L-DOS47 new drug product candidate for the treatment of lung adenocarcinoma. Helix is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HBP".
This News Release contains certain forward-looking statements and
information regarding Helix's product development initiatives, Topical
Interferon Alpha-2b and L-DOS47. Forward-looking statements and inform
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