CEO to Showcase Company’s Latest Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTC/BB: NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), today announced CEO Frank Reynolds will showcase InVivo’s most recent breakthroughs and provide a business update to potential investors during the 113th FSX (Financial Services Exchange) Conference set for October 26-29 at the Ritz Carlton in Coconut Grove, Fla.
Reynolds will present at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, October 28 to deliver an overview of InVivo’s innovative biomaterial scaffold technology that provides structural support to a damaged spinal cord to promote healing, help prevent paralysis and improve recovery and prognosis for patients. The company is currently awaiting FDA approval to move forward with its first human clinical study for acute SCI treatment using its proprietary scaffold. The 10-patient pilot study is expected to begin in early 2012.
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About InVivo Therapeutics
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. is focused on utilizing polymers as a platform technology to develop treatments to improve function in individuals paralyzed as a result of traumatic spinal cord injury. The company was founded in 2005 on the basis of proprietary technology co-invented by Robert Langer, ScD. Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., who is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2011, the company earned the prestigious David S. Apple Award from the American Spinal Injury Association for its outstanding contribution to spinal cord injury medicine. The publicly traded company is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more details, visit www.invivotherapeutics.com.
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Lisa Kornblatt, 847-415-9330
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