VANCOUVER, BC and BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 22, 2016) - Imagin Medical (CSE: IME) (OTC PINK: IMEXF) (FRANKFURT: DPD2) (the "Company") announced today that Dr. Edward Messing, Chair of Urology, University of Rochester Medical Center has joined Imagin's Scientific Board of Advisors.
Dr. Messing is a renowned expert in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the bladder, prostate, kidney, and other genitourinary organs. He has conducted extensive research in the basic biology of bladder and prostate cancers and has been the principal investigator on numerous clinical studies for the detection, prevention and treatment of genitourinary cancers. Dr. Messing received his M.D. degree from New York University, performed his surgery training at NYU-Bellevue Hospital and his Urology Residency at Stanford University. He was Director of the Urologic Oncology Program at the University of Wisconsin and assumed his current position at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in August, 1995.
Dr. Messing has been involved in multiple clinical studies relevant to Imagin's focus. Having both Dr. Messing and Dr. Stavros Demos, the inventor of the i/Blue, at the same institution, is a major advantage that will help drive Imagin's development and clinical trial programs.
"We are excited to have Dr. Messing join our Scientific Advisory Board. He brings a wealth of knowledge about bladder cancer and its treatment and will provide invaluable insight for us as we move forward," said Jim Hutchens, Imagin President and CEO.
About Imagin Medical
Imagin Medical is developing imaging solutions for the early detection of cancer through the use of endoscopes. The Company believes it will radically improve the way physicians detect cancer. Imagin's initial target market is bladder cancer, a major cancer worldwide, the sixth most prevalent in the U.S., and the most costly cancer to treat due to a greater than 50% recurrence rate. Developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, this advanced, ultrasensitive imaging technology is based upon improved optical designs and advanced light sensors. Learn more at www.imaginmedical.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:
President & CEO
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