SOURCE: BioMedReports


December 13, 2011 08:35 ET

Expert Briefing: A Potent and Safe Wound Care Agent

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2011) - NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBY) is developing a new class of broad-spectrum antimicrobial for chronic wounds called NeutroPhase® and in an exclusive Expert Briefing report, the founder and Chairman of NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Ron Najafi, PhD shares insight and briefs biotech investors about the dangers of Chronic non-healing wounds, such as venous stasis ulcers, diabetic ulcers, and pressure ulcers. These wounds are serious unmet medical needs that effect a patient's morbidity and mortality.

NovaBay is a clinical-stage biotechnology company located in Emeryville, CA and is also developing a first-in-class, anti-infective Aganocide® compound (NVC-422) for the local non-systemic treatment and prevention of antibiotic-resistant infections.

The firm's NeutroPhase® has recently garnered much attention within the wound care research community due to a series of studies indicating that it is a safe, effective, broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent against: Gram-positive bacteria including MRSA, VRE, and Bacillus anthraxis, Gram-negative bacteria; yeast; fungi; and Acanthamoeba. NovaBay has conducted several GLP studies indicating broad safety profile of NeutroPhase®.

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