TORONTO, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (“Revive” or the “Company”) (CSE: RVV), a life sciences company focused on the research and development of therapeutics for rare disorders and infectious diseases, is pleased to announce that the Company has retained Pharm-Olam, LLC, with proven clinical experience in infectious diseases completing over 100 clinical studies in approximately 19,000 patients at over 2,000 clinical sites, to serve as the Company’s Contract Research Organization (“CRO”) to advance the future clinical study for Bucillamine in the treatment of infectious diseases, including the coronavirus disease (“COVID-19”). In addition, Revive has added Dr. Kelly McKee, Jr., MD, MPH as Chief Scientific Officer consultant and Dr. Onesmo Mpanju, PhD as Regulatory Affairs consultant to the Company’s clinical development team.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and countries around the world are working to flatten their infection curve and forestall the transmission of this dangerous virus. At Pharm-Olam, we understand the impact that infectious diseases can have on individuals and communities, and we want to express our empathy to those who have been impacted. We are also doing our part to help reduce disease transmission while continuing to support research and the fight against infectious diseases like COVID-19.
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