Navigation Links
Scarred for Life? Synedgen Hopes Not
Date:6/4/2013

Claremont, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013

Because burns tend to heal slowly, become infected and remain inflamed, they can produce scars that are excessive, physically debilitating and functionally damaging. Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. While over the last several decades advances in life saving technology have improved outcomes for burn patients, methods to prevent scar formation have not kept pace.

With support from the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Synedgen is working to accelerate the burn healing process. This contract will expand Synedgen’s pipeline wound care portfolio and facilitate studies to further demonstrate the extent of Synedgen’s novel polysaccharide derivative to reduce inflammation and provide enhanced healing with the reduction of scarring. Funding will also support analysis of cellular mechanisms of scar formation and how the product mitigates this process.

“There is an urgent need to address wound healing and scar reduction in burn patients, and we are eager to continue our product development to improve outcomes for these patients,” stated Synedgen president Shenda Baker. “Synedgen’s product has been demonstrated in vivo and in vitro to reduce inflammation and infection in dermal wounds and to increase healing with significant reduction of scar tissue. The product is designed to control the inflammation, both due to tissue damage and to bacteria, and accelerate the regenerative environment to prevent the emergence of excessive scar formation.”

This work is supported by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command under Contract No. W81XWH-13-C-0053. The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this release are those of the author(s) and should not be construed as an official Department of the Army position, policy or decision unless so designated by other documentation.

About Synedgen

Synedgen Inc. is an innovative pharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies and products through its proprietary biomaterials technology platform. Product development is targeted to specifically address unmet needs for therapies to treat inflammation, damage or infection at dermal, pulmonary and gastrointestinal surfaces.

Synedgen’s Corporate Headquarters, Research Laboratories and Manufacturing Facility are in Claremont CA. Additional information can be found at Synedgen’s web site at http://www.synedgen.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10796834.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Synedgen’s Synoplex® Receives FDA Indexing for Use in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds in Pachyderms
2. Synedgen Announces Issuance of Patent to Optimize Animal Health
3. Synedgen Announces Effective Treatment Against Bacterial Biofilms in Minor Animal Species
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... Parallel 6 ... trials, announced today the Clinical Reach Virtual Patient Encounter CONSULT module which ... with the physician and clinical trial team. , Using the CONSULT module, patients and ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... --  Ginkgo Bioworks , a leading organism design ... awarded as one of the World Economic Forum,s ... innovative companies. Ginkgo Bioworks is engineering biology to ... in the nutrition, health and consumer goods sectors. ... including Fortune 500 companies to design microbes for ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NC (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Researchers ... the most commonly-identified miRNAs in people with peritoneal or pleural mesothelioma. Their findings are ... to read it now. , Diagnostic biomarkers are signposts in the blood, lung ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT has announced the ... biotechnology company, Propellon Therapeutics Inc. ("Propellon" or ... of a portfolio of first-in-class WDR5 inhibitors for ... as WDR5 represent an exciting class of therapies, ... medicine for cancer patients. Substantial advances have been ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/16/2016)... , June 16, 2016 ... size is expected to reach USD 1.83 billion ... Grand View Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing ... applications are expected to drive the market growth. ... , The development of advanced multimodal ...
(Date:6/3/2016)... 2016 Das DOTM ... Nepal hat ein 44 Millionen ... Kennzeichen, einschließlich Personalisierung, Registrierung und IT-Infrastruktur, an ... und Implementierung von Identitätsmanagementlösungen. Zahlreiche renommierte internationale ... teilgenommen, aber Decatur wurde als konformste und ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Ampronix facilitates superior patient care by providing unparalleled technology to ... display is the latest premium product recently added to the range of products distributed ... ... ... Imaging- LCD Medical Display- Ampronix News ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):