CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTC/BB: NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), today announced that CEO Frank Reynolds is scheduled to appear on WBAL-TV’s Sunday morning newscast on December 18th during their 8:00 AM (Eastern Time) newscast.
InVivo Therapeutics has pioneered a new treatment platform that uses a biocompatible polymer-based scaffold to provide structural support to a damaged spinal cord in order to spare tissue from scarring while improving recovery and prognosis after a traumatic spinal cord injury. Reynolds will discuss the scaffold and how it is expected to work in humans, as well as results from InVivo’s largest non-human primate study.
“We expect that our technology will change the standard treatment for spinal cord injury. We’re currently under review at the FDA and we look forward to receiving approval from the FDA to begin human studies,” said Reynolds. “Our therapeutic approach confirms a clear paradigm in the treatment of spinal cord injuries, and we look forward to being on WBAL-TV.”
WBAL-TV is the NBC affiliate in Baltimore airing on channel 11, locally. The 11 News Sunday Morning show is a top-rated weekend morning show in the Baltimore market.
About InVivo Therapeutics
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. is utilizing polymers as a platform technology to develop treatments to improve function in individuals paralyzed from traumatic spinal cord injuries. The company was founded in 2005 based on proprietary technology co-invented by Robert S. Langer, ScD. Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., who is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2011, the company earned the prestigious 2011 David F. Apple Award from the American Spinal Injury Association for its outstanding contribution to spinal cord injury medicine. The publicly traded company is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more details, visit www.invivotherapeutics.com.
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