NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives $2.6 Million From Partner Galderma Pharma S.A.  
9/26/2012 9:20:29 AM

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:NBY), a biotechnology company focused on addressing the large unmet therapeutic needs of the global anti-infective market with first-in-class compounds such as its proprietary Aganocides®, today announced that it has received $2.6 million from partner Galderma S.A., a global leading pharmaceutical company exclusively focused on dermatology. The payment is associated with the clinical advancement of NovaBay's "non-antibiotic, anti-infective" Aganocide® compound NVC-422 as a topical formulation moving to replace traditional antibiotics for the impetigo treatment, a highly contagious skin infection caused by common bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).