The strategic alliance between Quest and IntelligentNano was made possible by financial and strategic support from the
Quest also announced today that it has received a one-year extension for the repayment of its $500,000 convertible debenture. The repayment of the debenture, which is exercisable at $0.25 per common share, was originally due on March 22, 2009. Payment is now due on March 22, 2010.
About the SonoLight Platform
SL017 and SL052 represent members of Quest's SonoLight Portfolio with the potential to reduce or eliminate the side effects associated with currently available cancer treatment modalities: surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Their properties of activation with harmless physical agents (light or ultrasound), combined with their ability to generate cancer vaccines and stimulate an anti-cancer immune response, warrant further development in a broad-spectrum oncology arena. Quest intends to initiate a Phase I trial to evaluate SL052 as a localized treatment for prostate cancer. Development of second generation drug delivery systems provides greater flexibility with regards to treatment of a wide variety of diseases throughout the body.
About Quest PharmaTech Inc.
Quest is a publicly traded, Alberta-based pharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new pharmaceutical products. It is developing a series of products for the treatment of cancer and dermatological conditions based on its unique photodynamic and sonodynamic therapy platforms.
About IntelligentNano Inc.
IntelligentNano is a private company, founded by Dr. Jie Chen and Dr. Jame
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