BEDMINSTER, N.J., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of infectious and inflammatory disease, announced that Dr. Christoph Wanner, Professor of Medicine and Director of Nephrology at the University of Wurzburg, will deliver an oral presentation titled, "A Novel Taurolidine Containing Catheter Lock Solution (CLS) Without Reported Antimicrobial Resistance, Reduces the Rates of Infection and Thrombosis in Hemodialysis Patients Enrolled in a Post-Approval Surveillance Study" at the 53rd ERA-EDTA Congress to be held May 21-24, 2016, in Vienna, Austria.
Randy Milby, CorMedix CEO, said, "The Neutrolin Usage Monitoring Program data has produced valuable insights from real world use in the EU, where Neutrolin is approved for the reduction of catheter-related blood stream infections and thrombosis. We've shared some general data from the program, which has demonstrated positive results consistent with our trials that appear to validate Neutrolin's clinical utility. We look forward to presenting a more formal analysis to this esteemed gathering of nephrologists."
Data published in the abstract will be embargoed until the time of the presentation on Monday, May 23, 2016.
About CorMedix Inc.
CorMedix Inc. is an emerging commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company that initiated a Phase 3 clinical study of a novel anti-infective solution, Neutrolin in hemodialysis patients in the United States in December 2015. The Company seeks to in-license, develop and commercialize therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases. CorMedix's first commercial product in Europe is Neutrolin®, a catheter lock solution for the prevention of catheter related bloodstream infections and maintenance of catheter patency in tunneled, cuffed, central venous catheters used for vascular access in hemodialysis patients, in addition to oncology patients, critical care patients, and patients receiving total parenteral nutrition, IV hydration, and/or IV medications. The FDA has granted Fast Track status to Neutrolin Catheter Lock Solution and also has designated Neutrolin as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product for oncology, hemodialysis, and critical care/intensive care patients, where catheter-related blood stream infections and clotting can be life-threatening. The initial and planned indications aim to address significant needs in catheter-based treatments in the U.S. and the rest of the world. For more information visit: www.cormedix.com.
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