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Dthera Sciences SVP to Speak on Keynote Panel about Digital Therapeutics in Biopharma at OCT West Coast Conference
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:45 AM
SAN DIEGO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 13, 2019 / DtheraTM Sciences (OTCQB: DTHR), the leading digital therapeutic company focusing on the elderly, is pleased to announce that Martin Culjat, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, will speak on the opening keynote panel at Outsourcing in Clinical Trials West Coast (OCT West Coast). The conference will be held from February 12-13, 2019 in Burlingame, CA.
The keynote panel is entitled ''Taking Stock of New Players Entering the Healthcare Space: An Opportunity or Threat for Traditional Biopharma?'' and will focus on the potential impact that non-traditional players such as digital therapeutics can have in the biopharma sector.
Dr. Culjat is also giving a separate presentation at the conference, entitled ''Overcoming regulatory challenges in digital therapeutic development.'' This presentation will focus on regulatory considerations in the clinical development of digital therapeutics as well as similarities and differences between clinical trials in digital therapeutics and traditional drug trials. This presentation will be followed by a ''fire-side chat'' on digital therapeutics.
In both the keynote panel and the presentation, Dr. Culjat will highlight experiences with clinical and regulatory efforts relating to Dthera's development-stage digital therapeutic device, DTHR-ALZ. This product has been granted Breakthrough Device designation by the FDA for the treatment of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
OCT West Coast is the flagship event among a series of international OCT conferences focusing on clinical trials for the biopharma and medical device industries, and provides insider knowledge on new innovations and technological advancements in the industry.
About Dthera Sciences
Dthera Sciences (OTCQB: DTHR) is the leading digital therapeutic company focusing on the elderly. The San Diego based, publicly traded company is working to improve the lives of seniors and individuals suffering from neurodegenerative diseases, as well as those who care for them. Dthera is developing DTHR-ALZ, a medical device that has been granted Breakthrough Device designation by the FDA for the mitigation of the symptoms of agitation and depression associated with Alzheimer's disease. To the company's knowledge, DTHR-ALZ is the first product to receive Breakthrough Device designation for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and Dthera Sciences is only the second digital therapeutic company to receive this designation. If granted approval by the FDA, DTHR-ALZ would become the first non-pharmacological prescription treatment for the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Please see www.dthera.com for more information.
Forward Looking Statement
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, regarding the research, development and commercialization of therapeutic products and technologies, as well as the Company's efforts to increase its customer base. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and involve inherent risks and uncertainties, including factors that could delay, divert or change any of the statements made, and could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from current expectations. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Readers are urged to read the risk factors set forth in the Company's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, subsequent quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q, and other filings made with the SEC. Copies of these reports are available from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or without charge from the Company.
Geno Kostikov, Corporate Development
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