- Focusing on Development of Treatments For Women with Endometriosis -
PHOENIX and BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, part of Catholic Healthcare West, one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with 42 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada and InNexus Biotechnology Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IXSBF; TSX VENTURE: IXS; http://www.ixsbio.com), a drug development company commercializing the next generation of monoclonal antibodies based on its Dynamic Cross Linking (DXL(TM)) technology, announces a collaborative partnership focusing on the development of treatments for women with endometriosis.
"I am pleased to announce this new partnership between St. Joseph's Hospital and InNexus to explore, develop and commercialize new therapeutic solutions for women," said Jeff Morhet, Chairman and CEO of InNexus Biotechnology, "We've already identified our first project, aimed at providing new treatments to attack the problem of endometriosis, a painful condition that can lead to other conditions, such as infertility."
"We're excited to join InNexus in pursuing new treatments to help women with endometriosis," says Linda Hunt, President of St. Joseph's. "We hope this is the first of many collaborations that will ultimately help patients in need."
Scientific activities of the partnership will be conducted in facilities of both St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and InNexus' GLP (Good Lab Practice) certified drug development laboratories with funding provided by research grants, the partners and strategic collaborators. Additional details were not disclosed.
According to the National Institutes of Health, endometriosis occurs
when tissues that usually grow inside the uterus instead grow on the
outside. These tissues often grow on the surfaces of organs in the pelvis
or abdomen, whe
|SOURCE InNexus Biotechnology Inc.; St. Joseph's Hospital andMedical Center|
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