MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the
"Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies
company, today announced that Dr. Val DiTizio, Chief Scientific Officer
and co-founder of Covalon will be speaking at this year's BioInterface
2011 Workshop and Symposium held from October 24th to 26th in
Dr. Val DiTizio, Ph.D. will be presenting 'Bioactive Organic Coatings
for Orthopedic Devices' to a cross section of industry, academic,
regulatory and clinical professionals from a variety of disciplines on
Wednesday October 26, at 3:40 pm Central Time. Dr. DiTizio has over 20
years of experience creating bioactive surfaces and holds a masters and
a doctorate from the University of Toronto. Dr. DiTizio holds a number
of patents in the areas of surface modification, liposomal delivery
systems, collagen matrices and antimicrobial medical devices.
Dr. DiTizio states, "A new generation of materials and devices are
addressing the challenges of improving performance through deliberate
manipulation of biological activities. The addition of "smart coatings"
to orthopedic devices can lead to many useful and clinically relevant
The BioInterface conference is focused on providing a venue where the
most recent innovations and ideas can be presented and discussed. A
broad range of topics covered by the conference include biomaterials,
surface modification of devices, wound healing, drug delivery, and
regulatory issues. The conference has a strong applied focus and brings
together representatives from industry, academic, clinical and
"We are honored to have Dr. DiTizio present at this year's BioInterface
Symposium," said Brian Pedlar, Chief Executive Officer of Covalon. "Dr.
DiTizio is one of the world leaders in the field of combining medical
devices and bioactive organic coatings. His work over the past twelve
years as Chief Scientific Officer with Covalon has generated a deep
portfolio of proprietary intellectual property and medical device
achievements. The scientific team from Covalon's large and small
medical device customers have truly benefited from Val's knowledge and
experience as they tackle challenges associated with introducing
bioactive coated devices into the medical marketplace."
To learn more about Covalon's products and services, please contact
Brian Pedlar, CEO Covalon Technologies Ltd. at email@example.com
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new
healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world.
Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the
advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare
providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to
prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such
as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management,
medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about
Covalon, visit our website at www.covalon.com
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