Northvale, NJ, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT) has been advised that Origin, Inc. filed an Investigational Device Exemption (“IDE”) application with the FDA to conduct clinical studies to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19 with its plasma-generated nitric oxide (“NO”) technology. ADMT has been developing and has manufactured for Origin, Inc. the IonoJet™, which allows for targeted delivery of NO generated by a thermal plasma, produced from room air at the point of therapy.
Michael Preston, Chairman and President of Origin, Inc., stated, “Like other nitric oxide companies, we have recognized the potential ability of NO to stop the replication of corona viruses. We believe there may be limitations with other approaches, and we have worked to address these in a novel system that is designed to allow NO to be administered effectively. ADMT has been key to our development and will play an important part in our future.”
In an October 2, 2020 letter to Origin shareholders, Mr. Preston wrote, “We have today filed an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Compassionate Use provisions of the Expanded Access pathway for the use of our plasma-generated nitric oxide (NO) in a physician-sponsored trial to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19.”
“We are so pleased to see Origin’s progress,” stated Andre DiMino, President of ADMT. “And, we are doubly-pleased and excited to see that a technology we developed and manufactured at ADMT for Origin has the potential to help in the battle against this pandemic.”
Origin, Inc. is a Phase IIb clinical-stage biotechnology company that applies its proprietary technology to generate and deliver nitric oxide (NO) from a defined high-energy plasma stream. Visit originww.com.
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