Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (OSIR) Selected by BARDA to Submit Proposal for the Use of Grafix® in Mass Casualty Thermal Burn Injuries
7/13/2012 10:19:14 AM
COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR) announced today that the company has been selected by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to submit a full proposal for a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to fund advanced research and development of countermeasures, specifically in the area of mass casualty thermal burn injuries. The company’s Biosurgery product, Grafix®, was the focus of a submission to BARDA in early March. BARDA carefully reviewed white papers it received in response to the BAA in order to select definitive care products acceptable for submission of a full proposal.