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CSA Medical Inc., a developer of medical devices advancing the power of liquid nitrogen spray cryotherapy, today announced the first patient treated in the SPRAY-CB, U.S. pivotal trial utilizing the RejuvenAir® System for COPD with Chronic Bronchitis at Temple University. Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, Chair and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and Director of the Temple Lung Center, and principal investigator completed the procedure on October 14th. "We are pleased to have performed the first procedure in this landmark pivotal trial, building on the European data in which patients achieved meaningful improvements in their cough and overall quality of life," said Dr. Criner. "RejuvenAir Metered Cryospray is a promising new interventional tool that has the potential to reduce emergency hospital visits due to chronic bronchitis symptoms. This definitive intervention may provide a long-term benefit to millions of adults suffering with Chronic Bronchitis."

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ForwardVue Pharma Secures Funding to Advance Pre-Clinical Development Programs

prnewswire | August 26, 2020

ForwardVue Pharma has secured initial seed round funding in order to advance pre-clinical development of potent long acting anti-angiogenic molecules directed against diabetic eye disease and neovascular age related macular degeneration. As the Founder of ForwardVue Pharma, Alan has performed 40,000+ intravitreal injections as a practicing retina specialist with over 20 years of experience. He has served as principle investigator in a number of diabetic retinopathy and AMD trials, presents his work internationally and published multiple manuscripts on candidate molecules to treat these diseases.

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Amazon intensifies push into Australian pharmacy with trademark application

Smh | June 01, 2020

Retail giant Amazon has intensified its push into Australia's highly competitive pharmaceuticals sector, brushing off industry opposition with a fresh trademark application for a range of private-label over-the-counter medications. Amazon filed the application for the 'BasicCare' trademark on Friday and refers to Amazon-branded medication which shoppers can buy directly from the e-commerce giant. The move comes as Amazon faces a fight with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia over a previous application for the trademark 'Amazon Pharmacy', which it filed in January this year.

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