ALACHUA, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CTD Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CTDH), a clinical stage biotechnology company that develops cyclodextrin-based products for the treatment of disease, today announced a one-hour webinar focused on its ongoing US Phase I clinical trial on Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC) using Trappsol® Cyclo™ via an intravenous administration route. Trappsol® Cyclo™ is CTD’s proprietary formulation of hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin.
The webinar is intended for NPC patients, their families, and caregivers. The trial is open to NPC patients aged 18 years and older. Participants will be able to send questions to the speakers during the webinar.
"We have received numerous queries from families interested in our trial," said CTD Chairman and CEO, N. Scott Fine. “This webinar provides an opportunity for our company and the leaders of our trial to come together with patients and families in order to share information and experiences.”
Featured participants on this webinar will be:
Mr. N. Scott Fine, CTD Holdings Chairman and CEO,
Dr. Sharon Hrynkow, PhD, CTD Holdings Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs,
Dr. Caroline Hastings, MD, Principal Investigator, Childrens’ Hospital Oakland, CA,
Dr. Darius Adams, MD, Principal Investigator, Morristown Medical Center, NJ, and
Ms. Shannon Reedy, CTD Family Liaison.
The webinar, using the Zoom video conferencing platform, will take place: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8 pm EDT/5 pm PDT
Contact Rima Peret at Accenture (Rima.Peret@accenture.com) for Dial-In Information.
About CTD Holdings:
CTD Holdings, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that develops cyclodextrin-based products for the treatment of disease with unmet medical need. The company’s Trappsol® Cyclo™, an orphan drug designated product in the United States and Europe, is used to treat Niemann-Pick Disease Type C, a rare and fatal genetic disease, on a compassionate use basis as well as in two ongoing formal clinical trials (ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02939547 and NCT02912793). Additional indications for the active ingredient in Trappsol® Cyclo™ are in development. For additional information, visit the company’s website: www.ctd-holdings.com
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