PolarityTE® to Host Booth and SkinTE™ Event at Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring

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Salt Lake City – April 24, 2019 – PolarityTE®, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE), a biotechnology company developing and commercializing regenerative tissue products and biomaterials, announced today that new clinical data on the use of its SkinTE™ product will be presented at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring, Wound Healing Society meeting in San Antonio, TX from May 7 – 11, 2019. In addition, PolarityTE® will host a booth and an interactive event featuring patients treated with SkinTE™ and a presentation from Dr. Gerhard S. Mundinger, MD, Division of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, an early adopter of SkinTE™, on his clinical experience with the product.

The data presented at the SAWC Spring, Wound Healing Society meeting will include:

  • Results from four patients who had contracted split-thickness skin grafts removed and replaced with SkinTE™
  • Results from a series of patients with diabetic foot ulcers and venous stasis ulcers treated with SkinTE™
  • Bench-to-bedside overview of the use of SkinTE™ in pre-clinical and clinical applications, highlighting the SkinTE™ technology

The three accepted abstracts will be available to view in the Poster Hall on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Posters will be presented on Thursday, May 9, from 6-7 p.m.

A complete listing of the abstracts to be presented includes:

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Nikolai Sopko, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of PolarityTE®, said “We are honored to present additional pre-clinical and clinical data on the use of SkinTE™ at this important conference. The clinical data presented from the early adopters of SkinTE™ is vital to expand available information about SkinTE™ and to allow providers to understand its efficacy for patients in need of a full-thickness, functional skin replacement. With patients at the heart of everything we do, we are eager for patients to speak directly to clinicians during the SkinTE symposium on May 8.”

On May 8, PolarityTE will host an evening symposium on SkinTE™, featuring a burn survivor treated with SkinTE™ who will present her experiences, as well as presentations from Dr. Gerhard S. Mundinger, MD, Division of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, an early adopter of SkinTE™ and a PolarityTE® clinical adviser, and Dr. Nikolai Sopko, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of PolarityTE®. Additional patients treated with SkinTE™ will be in attendance as well.

The SkinTE™ Symposium is Wednesday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at Biga on the Banks, 203 South St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX. Please visit https://rsvp.polarityte.com to RSVP.

PolarityTE® will be exhibiting during the conference at booth #643. For more information on the SAWC Spring, Wound Healing Society conference please visit www.sawcspring.com.

About PolarityTE®
PolarityTE® is focused on transforming the lives of patients by discovering, designing and developing a range of regenerative tissue products and biomaterials for the fields of medicine, biomedical engineering and material sciences. Rather than manufacturing with synthetic and foreign materials within artificially engineered environments, PolarityTE® manufactures products from the patient's own tissue and uses the patient's own body to support the regenerative process. From a small piece of healthy autologous tissue, the company creates an easily deployable, dynamic and self-propagating product designed to regenerate the target tissues. PolarityTE®'s innovative method is intended to promote and accelerate growth of the patient's tissues to undergo a form of effective regenerative healing. Learn more at www.PolarityTE.com – Welcome to the Shift®.

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author, and do not represent the views of WoundSource, Kestrel Health Information, Inc., its affiliates, or subsidiary companies.

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