SOURCE: Imagin Medical Inc.

Imagin Medical Inc.

June 09, 2016 03:05 ET

Imagin Signs Agreements to Support i/Blue Development: University of Rochester Laboratory of Laser Energetics and U.S. Department of Energy

Imagin Medical Is the Developer of the Ultrasensitive i/Blue Imaging System That Will Establish a New Standard of Care for Urologists in the Early Detection of Bladder Cancer Through Endoscopes

VANCOUVER, BC and BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - June 09, 2016) - Imagin Medical (CSE: IME) (OTC PINK: IMEXF) (FRANKFURT: DPD2) (the "Company") announced today that it has signed a Collaborative Research Agreement with the University of Rochester Laboratory of Laser Energetics (LLE) and the U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E.) that will facilitate the development of the i/Blue Imagining System.

Dr. Stavros Demos, the product's inventor, recently joined the LLE which was established in 1970 and has become an internationally known resource for research and education in science and technology. A pioneer in university/industry collaborations, LLE employs over 300 engineers and scientists with a recognized expertise in laser, optics and the interaction of light with matter.

Dr. Demos will continue to provide support to Imagin's development team. As previously announced, the Company's goal at LLE is to build the initial prototype developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and continue to refine the product's design, requalifying the system's optical model, components and advanced light sensors. These next generation products will be used for clinical trials, regulatory submission and eventual commercial distribution.

Additionally, Imagin Medical has signed a Loan Agreement with the D.O.E. that has granted Imagin permission to move the original prototype from LLNL to LLE. This prototype is now in the hands of the development team at the University of Rochester.

"We couldn't be more pleased to have these agreements in place and proceed with LLE," said Jim Hutchens, Imagin's President and CEO. "We are now full steam ahead with the development of the i/Blue Imaging System and, with LLE's support, will be in position to progress through clinical trials, regulatory submission and eventual commercial distribution."

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. 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:

Jim Hutchens,

President & CEO

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