LANGHORNE, Pa., May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALQA) ("Alliqua" or "the Company"), a provider of advanced wound care products, last week attended the Spring 2015 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and Wound Healing Society Meeting (WHS), held jointly at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas from April 29 – May 3.
During the event, Alliqua sponsored two symposia featuring its sorbion and Biovance products. The first symposium, titled "The Progenerative Power of Amnion: The Science and the Clinical Experience of Biovance® Human Amniotic Membrane Allograft," was hosted on Saturday, May 2nd, and focused on the results of the in vitro/bench-top and the two clinical studies of a Biovance® human amniotic membrane allograft. The second, titled "Hydration Response Technology (HRT): One Integrated Technology for a Variety of Exudate Management Challenges," was hosted on Sunday, May 3rd, and focused on technological advantages of Alliqua's sorbion products. Celleration, Inc. ("Celleration"), a company that Alliqua expects to acquire on May 29, 2015, also provided an educational grant that supported a continuing medical education session on noncontact, low-frequency ultrasound technology. Each of these three events was attended by approximately 100 clinicians and wound care experts.
A total of 6 posters were presented at the SAWC and the WHS, which highlighted data on a number of the Company's proprietary products. Additionally, Celleration presented a poster at SAWC that featured its MIST Therapy system.
"Our programming at this year's Spring SAWC was tremendously successful," said Brad Barton, COO of Alliqua. "I was very pleased with the interest and positive feedback we received from members of the wound care community at our sponsored events during the conference. As a team, we continue to remain focused on raising awareness of Alliqua's ever-increasing portfolio of excellent wound care technologies in the marketplace and educating wound care practitioners on their features and benefits."
Summary of Poster Presentations Featured During Spring 2015 SAWC or WHS:
- Age as a Factor in Wound Healing: A Real World Experience with a Decellularized, Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane Allograft
H. Hahn, J. Smiell
- Cost and Clinical Benefit Considerations with the Use of a Dehydrated, Decellularized Human Amniotic Membrane (DDHAM) Allograft: A Payor/Facility Administrator Perspective
- Decellularized and Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane (DDHAM) in Wound Management: Modulation of Macrophage Differentiation and Activation
I. Djuretic, J. Gleason, X. Guo, A. Kaplunovsky, R. Zaka, J. Wang, Q. Ye, V. Jankovic, U. Herzberg, J. Smiell, W. Hofgartner, R. Hariri, M. Bhatia
- Decellularized and Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane (DDHAM) in Wound Management: Modulation of Cell Proliferation and Angiogenesis
X. Guo, A. Kaplunovsky, R. Zaka, C. Wang, Q. Ye, J. Wang, I. Djuretic, J. Gleason, V. Jankovic, J. Smiell, W. Hofgartner, R. Hariri, M. Bhatia
sorbion & Therabond:
- Managing Heavily Colonized or Infected Wounds Using a Combination of a Silver-Nylon Dressing and Absorptive Hydroactive Dressing
- Soft Debridement—Review of the Concept in Relation to Hydration Response Technology
MIST Therapy (Celleration):
- Use of Noncontact Low-Frequency Ultrasound to Accelerate Healing of Pressure Ulcers in High Acuity Rehabilitation Patients
About Alliqua BioMedical, Inc.
Alliqua is a provider of advanced wound care solutions. Through its sales and distribution network, together with its proprietary products, Alliqua provides a suite of technological solutions to enhance the wound care practitioner's ability to deal with the challenges of healing both chronic and acute wounds.
Alliqua currently markets its line of hydrogel products for wound care under the SilverSeal® and Hydress® brands, as well as the sorbion sachet S® and sorbion sana® wound care products, and its TheraBond 3D® advanced dressing which incorporates the TheraBond 3D® Antimicrobial Barrier Systems technology. It also markets the advanced wound care product Biovance®, as part of its licensing agreement with Celgene Cellular Therapeutics.
In addition, Alliqua can provide a custom manufacturing solution to partners in the medical device and cosmetics industry, utilizing its hydrogel technology.
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