AxoGen, Inc. (LECT) to Sponsor Surgeon Education Programs on Peripheral Nerve Surgery at American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2013
10/1/2013 12:32:42 PM
Alachua, FL, October 1, 2013 – AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced that it will sponsor two educational forums at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2013 Annual Meeting, taking place October 3-6 in San Francisco.
Karen Zaderej, Chief Executive Officer for AxoGen commented, “AxoGen is committed to providing opportunities for education on the latest science and research aimed at improving outcomes for peripheral nerve repair. We believe that evidence based discussions and hands on labs are valuable educational forums for the surgical community. AxoGen is pleased to make these sessions available to the ASSH membership.”
Educational events sponsored by AxoGen at ASSH 2013 include:
Hands-On Lab and Workshop: Application of Regenerative Medicine Technologies for Nerve Injuries (ASSH Forum 17)
Faculty: Peter Evans MD, PhD, FRSCS and Jeffrey Greenberg MD
Thursday, October 3; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Panel Presentation: Redefining our Expectations for Peripheral Nerve Repair: An Evidenced Based Approach (ASSH Forum 21)
Moderator: Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Panelists: Peter Evans MD PhD, Bauback Safa MD, MBA, FACS, Erick DeVinney, BS, Director of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Friday, October 4; 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
In addition to sponsoring educational forums, AxoGen will be exhibiting its full portfolio of nerve repair and protection technologies and products at Booth 725 at the ASSH meeting.
About AxoGen, Inc.
AxoGen (NASDAQ: AXGN) is a leading regenerative medicine company dedicated to advancing the science and commercialization of peripheral nerve repair solutions. The Company’s innovative approach to regenerative medicine has resulted in first-in-class products that will define their product categories. AxoGen’s products offer a full suite of surgical nerve repair solutions including Avance® Nerve Graft, the only off-the-shelf commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site, AxoGuard® Nerve Connector, a porcine submucosa ExtraCellular Matrix (ECM) coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves, and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector, a porcine submucosa ECM product used to wrap and protect injured peripheral nerves and reinforce the nerve reconstruction while preventing soft tissue attachments.
AxoGen is the parent of its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AxoGen Corporation. AxoGen’s principal executive office and operations are located in Alachua, FL. For more information on AxoGen and its technology, please visit www.AxoGenInc.com. To receive email alerts directly from AxoGen, please click here
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Greg Freitag, Chief Financial Officer & General Counsel
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