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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Awarded Two Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Grants
Date:11/3/2010

llular therapies are promising new treatments for a number of serious diseases such as Type 1 diabetes. Collagenases are routinely utilized in the isolation and preparation of therapeutic cells. The number of companies working in the field of cell therapies has increased exponentially in recent years and the commercial demand for collagenases has increased. The Company has identified certain quality characteristics of the currently commercially available collagenases that can be improved and plans to utilize its expertise in the manufacturing of collagenase with the goal of producing a superior and proprietary collagenase for cell disassociation in terms of safety and efficacy.

About BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company that has developed injectable collagenase for eleven clinical indications, three of which include: Dupuytren's contracture, Peyronie's disease, and frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis). Its strategic partner Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced the approval of XIAFLEX by the FDA in the U.S. for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture. Pfizer, Inc. is responsible for marketing XIAFLEX in Europe. BioSpecifics is developing collagenase for new clinical indications.  More information about BioSpecifics may be found on its website at www.biospecifics.com.

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