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Sangart, Inc. Receives $1.1 Million Grant Award from the United States Department of Defense for Further Development of MP4 Molecule in Trauma

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangart, Inc., today announced that it has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support the development of its novel product platform based on the MP4 molecule, an investigational biopharmaceutical product designed to enhance the perfusion and oxygenation of oxygen-deprived tissues and provide targeted oxygen delivery to the capillaries in severely injured trauma patients. This award funds further pre-clinical development of the MP4 molecule in traumatic hemorrhage and ischemia in support of its current and future clinical programs.  

The award is being issued as part of the Defense Medical Research and Development Program, which provides grants in support of research designed to advance state-of-the-art solutions for world-class medical care for United States warfighters.

"We are honored to receive this grant from the Department of Defense," said Brian O'Callaghan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sangart. "This grant supports our efforts in continuing the development of medicines designed to enhance the delivery of oxygen to tissues and organs that are oxygen deprived and supports our continued commitment to bringing new treatment options for warfighters and civilian patients suffering an acute traumatic injury."

Physical trauma is a serious injury with profound and lasting consequences. Traumatic injuries, including both penetrating trauma injuries such as bullet and knife wounds and blunt trauma from car accidents and falls, cause the death of over 5 million people each year world-wide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injury kills more people between the ages of one and 44 than any other disease or illness. Uncontrolled post-traumatic bleeding and resultant shock is the leading cause of potentially preventable death among military and civilian trauma patients.

About MP4Sangart's product platform is based on the MP4 molecule, an investigational biopharmaceutical product designed to enhance the perfusion of oxygen-deprived (ischemic) tissues and provide targeted oxygen delivery in the capillaries. Using a novel pegylation approach, Sangart produces the MP4 molecule designed at the optimal oxygen affinity, diffusion potential and molecular size to perfuse capillaries and target oxygen delivery to tissues specifically at risk of ischemia.

About SangartSangart is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing life-saving medicines specifically designed to enhance the perfusion and oxygenation of ischemic (oxygen deprived) tissues through targeted oxygen delivery. Based on more than a decade of research, Sangart has refined the pegylation of human hemoglobin to create a molecule, MP4, with the ability to carry oxygen through the circulatory system to prevent and treat ischemia.

To learn more about Sangart, please visit the company's website at Contact:Marites Cristobal CoulterEdelman Public Relations


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