ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Glycotex, Inc. today announced that it has finalized an agreement with U.K.-based Advanced Medical Solutions (AMS) to study the use of GLYC-101 with wound dressings manufactured by AMS.
Through this collaboration, Glycotex and AMS have agreed to an initial phase of testing of the use of GLYC-101 with AMS' wound dressings. Under the agreement, in the event that this first phase of testing gives rise to favorable results, or generates data that suggest further research may be warranted, Glycotex and AMS will have an opportunity to extend their collaboration for the purposes of continued research.
GLYC-101 is intended to stimulate and modulate the natural cascade of wound healing activities of several cell populations. The product candidate currently under development is a topical gel to be applied directly on the wound surface. The strategic priorities for GLYC-101 include wound healing following laser ablation, burn wounds, surgical wounds, venous ulcers and diabetic ulcers.
In May 2006, Glycotex completed a Phase II clinical trial of GLYC-101 in Australia, in which GLYC-101 produced a statistically significant rate of wound area reduction versus combined placebo and standard care in patients with chronic venous ulcers. The results provided proof-of concept and dose-ranging information for GLYC-101. In U.S. clinical trials, GLYC-101 is being assessed for safety and effectiveness on wound closure in patients undergoing carbon dioxide laser skin resurfacing.
About Advanced Medical Solutions
Advanced Medical Solutions is a leading company in the development and manufacture of products for the $15 billion global woundcare market.
Founded in 1991 and quoted on AIM, Advanced Medical Solutions is focused on the design, development and manufacture of innovative and technologically advanced woundcare products.
In-house natural and synthetic polymer technology
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