Navigation Links
Defense Appropriations Funding Will Advance STB(R)'s Development of Lifesaving Dressing
Date:2/23/2010

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- STB Lifesaving Technologies® announced today $2.4 million was included in the FY2010 U.S. Department of Defense appropriations bill to advance the development of the Fibrin Adhesive STat (FAST®) dressing. This newly developed dressing is designed to be effective against all kinds of blood loss, including severe arterial and venous bleeding and could help save the lives of soldiers suffering from severe blood loss.

According to the Combat Casualty Care Research Program, eighty-six percent of combat-related deaths occur within 30 minutes of wounding, and fifty percent or more are attributable to uncontrolled hemorrhaging.  With better products to control bleeding, such as the STB FAST® dressing, thousands of military and civilian lives could be saved.

"We are grateful for Senator Cardin's continued support for STB® and honored by the opportunity to serve the Department of Defense. If awarded to STB®, these funds, along with funds provided by our investors, will be used to accelerate the step up to cGMP manufacturing, and the necessary planning and pre-clinical work required to file for approval by the FDA to initiate human clinical trials," said Ron Peele, STB®'s President.  

Much of the clinical planning will involve advisors from the University of Maryland and MD Shock Trauma Center, who will also be involved in the in vivo efficacy testing, which will be conducted at a facility in Reisterstown, MD.

About STB®  

Founded in 2005, STB Lifesaving Technologies® (STB®) is a privately held, pre-clinical stage, biotechnology development company located in Rockville, Maryland. STB® which stands for "stop the bleeding", is focused on developing a comprehensive suite of products to stop serious and life threatening bleeding in trauma and surgical settings. With a strong proprietary position using its all-natural protein technology with five patents and one provisional patent pending, STB®'s products will be indispensable to both the military and civilian medical markets.

SOURCE STB Lifesaving Technologies

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.stblifesaving.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE STB Lifesaving Technologies
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Advanced Life Sciences Collaborates with U.S. Government to Study Cethromycin as Treatment for Anthrax and Other High-Priority Biodefense Agents
2. ViroDefense Inc Announces Selection of Poliovirus Antiviral Preclinical Candidate
3. KGI Professor Ian Phillips Awarded Defense Grants for Medical Combat Research
4. Saft Develops Super-Phosphate(TM) Technology for Rigorous Defense Applications
5. U.S. Department of Defense Awards $1.2 Million to Study the Use of Vigabatrin to Reduce the Addictive Liability of Opiates While Still Effectively Managing Pain
6. Neil H. Ekblom and Medical Malpractice Defense Team Join LeClairRyan
7. Chimerix CEO George Painter, Ph.D., to Speak on Improving Biodefense Product Discovery and Development Strategies at Institute of Medicine Workshop
8. Federal Funding Awarded to Test Antimicrobial Properties of Copper Metals
9. Prostate Cancer Treatment Centre Receives Funding for Clinical Trials
10. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Completes Funding of 2006 Contract Award to CSCs DVC and Baxter
11. amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Dublin ... addition of the " Global Markets for Spectroscopy ... This report focuses on the ... review, including its applications in various applications. The report ... includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy ... that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share ... formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses the ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing ... drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American ... function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are no ...  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne ... needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state ... procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood shifts and ... him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a knife on ... say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on the freeway, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Amanda Cheng, an ... Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile ... orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to orthodontic treatment. It can ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their writing ... which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating him ... Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, Genome ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):