Navigation Links
Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Signs Supply Agreement for Clinical-Grade Oxycyte for Clinical Trials and Future Needs
Date:4/14/2009

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced it has reached a development and commercial supply agreement with Hospira Inc.'s One 2 One(R) Global Pharmaceutical Services business unit to manufacture clinical-grade Oxycyte(R). Oxycyte is the company's perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier. Oxycyte will be manufactured at Hospira's Clayton, North Carolina, facility which specializes in emulsion technology.

Hospira will formulate, fill, finish and label Oxycyte to meet clinical good manufacturing practice (GMP) standards required for use of drugs in human patients. The amount of Oxycyte supplied by Hospira will be sufficient to meet any expected demand for the foreseeable future.

"This agreement connects us to a first-tier contract manufacturer and superbly reliable supplier who will provide us with all the Oxycyte we need to grow the company. As I've previously stated, our strategy is to license marketing rights for individual indications, yet always control the supply of our compound and be able to profit from sales of Oxycyte to licensees," said Chris J. Stern, company chairman and CEO.

The companies are not disclosing the financial terms of the supply agreement.

About Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. is dedicated to commercializing innovative pharmaceuticals and medical devices in the field of oxygen therapeutics and continuous substrate monitoring. The company has under development a perfluorocarbon therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte(R)) and an implantable glucose sensor. These products are based upon core technologies that include biomedical applications for PFCs and medical and industrial applications for biosensors. Each of the product candidates is designed with advantages over currently marketed products in major markets including traumatic brain injury, sickle cell crisis pain, trauma, wound care, acute respiratory distress syndrome, stroke, myocardial infarction, surgery, and diabetes. More information is available at www.oxybiomed.com.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements by Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. that involve risks and uncertainties and reflect the company's judgment as of the date of this release. These statements include those referring to licensing and partnering of Oxycyte indications and plans to profit from the sale of Oxycyte to such licensees and partners. Actual events or results may differ from Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.'s expectations. There can be no assurance that the company will be able to license or partner Oxycyte for any indications or that sale of Oxycyte to licensees and partners will generate profits for the company. Nor can there be any assurance that any Oxycyte-based products will reach the market. Additional information concerning these and other risk factors affecting Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.'s business can be found in the company's public periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available via www.oxybiomed.com. Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements beyond the date of this release. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. CEO Posts New Blog Entry
2. Webcast Alert: Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Investor Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland
3. Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Adds Oxycyte TBI Clinical Trial Sites in Israel
4. Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Expands Board of Directors
5. Bion Announces Approval of New Australian Patent for Low Oxygen Organic Waste Bioconversion for Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment
6. Sangart, Inc. Completes Enrollment in Second Phase III Study of Hemospan, a Novel Oxygen Transport Agent
7. Finesse Introduces TruFluor(TM) DO, a Single-Use Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor and Transmitter
8. Senexis and O2H (Oxygen Healthcare) Announce Medicinal Chemistry Collaboration
9. Co-Inventor of Amgens Aranesp(R) Technology Directs Worldwide Patent Strategy for Diffusion Pharmaceuticals First-in-Class Oxygen Enhancing Therapeutics
10. CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc. Funding Wound Healing Trial with R&D Partnership
11. CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc. Announces Update on Timing of Form 10-K Filing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... gynecologic disease, today announced the formation of the Steering ... --> --> Pelvic masses can ... diagnosis and management. Once pregnancy is ruled out, pelvic ... and ovaries, advanced endometriosis, benign ovarian tumors and gastrointestinal ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016  Bioethics International, a not-for-profit organization focused on ... marketed and made accessible to patients around the world, today ... named the publication of the Good Pharma Scorecard ... also featured as one of BMJ Open ,s ,Most ... that are most frequently read. Ed Sucksmith , ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  Wellcentive today announced ... Portland, Oregon -based community care organization ... population health analytics, quality reporting and care management ... strengthen its team of quality managers, analysts and ... the provider groups serving FamilyCare members. ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Feb. 11, 2016  Dovetail Genomics™ LLC today announced ... program for a planned metagenomic genome assembly service. ... metagenomic genome assembly method in a talk on Friday, ... & Technology conference in Orlando, Fla. ... complex datasets is difficult. Using its proprietary ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/2/2016)... , Feb. 2, 2016  BioMEMS ... are primarily focused on medical screening and ... point-of-care parameters. Wearable devices that facilitate and ... freedom of movement are being bolstered through ... human biomedical signal acquisition coupled with wireless ...
(Date:2/2/2016)... Feb. 2, 2016  Based on its recent ... Sullivan recognizes US-based Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS) ... Award for New Product Innovation. IRIS, a prominent ... North America , is poised to set ... diabetic retinopathy market. The IRIS technology presents superior ...
(Date:1/27/2016)... , Jan. 27, 2016  Rite Track, Inc. a ... West Chester, Ohio announced today ... service staff, based in Austin, Texas ... ability to provide modifications, installations and technical support offerings ... CEO of PLUS, commented, "PLUS has provided world class ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):