MONTREAL, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE), a specialty bio-therapeutics company developing high-value human proteins, announces that Mr. Joseph Galli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at BioContact Quebec 2008. Mr. Galli will present a corporate progress report, including an update on the Company's lead product candidate, Hemaseel(R)HMN (fibrin sealant). The Haemacure presentation is scheduled to begin at 16:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday, October 1st in the Bellevue Room at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City.
Information about BioContact Quebec 2008 is available at http://www.biocontact.qc.ca.
Haemacure Corporation is a specialty biotherapeutics company developing high-value human plasma-derived protein products for commercialization. Haemacure's research and development effort is driven by its proprietary plasma protein extraction technology to develop next-generation products, including surgical hemostats. Haemacure's lead product candidate, Hemaseel(R)HMN, is a fibrin sealant planned to enter pivotal Phase II/Phase III clinical trials during the first half of 2009. Haemacure's second product candidate is thrombin, a component of its fibrin sealant, now in preclinical stage. Follow-on development will focus on the use of its fibrin sealant in adhesion prevention, aesthetics, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medicine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries and wound management. Haemacure has discovered eleven additional specialty proteins and enzymes in one if its two plasma fractions and seeks to advance these proteins and enzymes through partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Haemacure is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and operates offices in Sarasota, Florida through a wholly-owned subsidiary. The Corporation is traded under stock symbol HAE on the TSX.
Certain of the statements contained in this news release are forward-looking statements. Such statements, based as they are on the current expectations of management, inherently involve numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown. Some examples of known risks are: the impact of general economic conditions, general conditions in the biotech industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which Haemacure does business, stock market volatility, fluctuations in costs, and changes to the competitive environment due to consolidation or otherwise. Consequently, actual future results may differ materially from the anticipated results expressed in the forward-looking statements. Haemacure disclaims any intention or obligation to update these statements.
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