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2014-09-29 23:00:35

Successful Synedgen Research Leads to Phase II SBIR Funding to Help Reduce Scar Formation Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. In the military, burn injury is a ubiquitous threat and brings serious complications to battlefield medical care. More than 800 service members sustained burn injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. Burn wounds heal slowly, remain inflamed and often become infected, producing scars...

2014-09-26 23:00:20

Treatment designed to reduce pain and inflammation associated with radiation therapy to the lower bowel. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Synedgen announced today the award of a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to demonstrate proof-of-concept activity of Synedgen’s proprietary treatment for radiation proctitis, a condition that causes painful tissue damage to...

2014-01-29 23:26:11

An Innovative Oral Rinse Without the Burn Claremont, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Local company Synedgen hopes to improve oral health with the launch of Synedent®, a new oral rinse that freshens breath and helps to clean teeth and gums, without the burn or irritation of commonly used oral rinses. Prisyna, the business unit of Synedgen that distributes its personal care and cosmetic products, is launching its first significant production of 5,000 bottles of Synedent in the Claremont...

2013-10-31 23:35:37

Study Shows Biocompatible Polysaccharide Could Reduce Risk of Food Contamination Claremont, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Escherichia coli, or more commonly E. coli, have become the source of feared news stories for consumers of fresh meat, fruit and vegetables due to recent contamination outbreaks. Research conducted at the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, at Bangor University, Bangor, UK with Synedgen’s new polysaccharide technology shows that a safe polymer...

2013-09-27 23:25:28

Helping CF Patients Breathe Easier Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Synedgen announces the award of a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NIH to explore the mechanisms of a natural modified biopolymer to both reduce the viscosity of mucus and the cohesion of biofilms, potentially leading to a pulmonary treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) to enhance airway clearance and augment the activity of standard...

2013-08-06 23:27:16

Donation in the Memory of Animal Conservationist Anna Merz Claremont, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Synedgen is donating a supply of its veterinary wound rinse product Synoplex®, designed to treat infected, chronic and non-infected wounds in elephants and rhinoceros, to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. The donation is in honor of the late Anna Merz, a world champion of black rhinoceroses and animal conservation, who helped start Lewa in response to the poaching and slaughter of...

2013-06-04 23:24:59

Synedgen wins federal funding to test burn treatment to reduce scar formation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Because burns tend to heal slowly, become infected and remain inflamed, they can produce scars that are excessive, physically debilitating and functionally damaging. Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. While over the last several decades advances in life saving technology have improved outcomes for burn patients, methods to prevent...

2013-05-05 23:03:54

Wound Rinse Removes Bacteria and Biofilms and Enhances Healing Claremont CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 Removing embedded bacteria from biofilms in wounds remains a challenge to doctors and caregivers. Likewise, veterinarians face similar challenges treating their zoo patients. Synedgen will report compelling data on new treatments against wound biofilms at a poster session at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (asm2013) on May 18-21, 2013, at the Colorado...

2012-09-30 23:03:09

Synedgen Active Agent reduces mortality in animals after exposure to lethal ionizing radiation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Due to the success of an Army funded, preliminary study showing dramatic reduction in animal mortality after treatment with Synedgen´s therapeutic for lethal ionizing radiation, the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity has awarded supplemental funding totaling $213,550 to further Synedgen´s work in radiation protection. The Army´s...

2012-09-09 23:01:32

Synedgen´s active ingredient disrupts bacterial biofilms. (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Synedgen VP of Research, Stacy Townsend PhD, will present research showcasing Synedgen´s unique technology to control wound biofilms and inflammation at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), the world´s premier international conference on antimicrobial agents and infectious diseases in San Francisco on September 11. The presentation entitled,...


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