Kane Biotech Strengthens Board with Biotech Executive
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kane Biotech Inc. (TSX-V:KNE OTCQB:KNBIF) (the “Company” or “Kane Biotech” or “Kane”) is pleased to announce that John Coleman has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Kane Biotech effective immediately.
Dr. Coleman brings a wealth of scientific and business expertise to the board. Currently serving as the President and CEO of Avivo Biomedical Inc., a Vancouver-based biotech firm specializing in groundbreaking technologies facilitating the conversion of blood and organs into universally accepted types, thereby significantly improving the utilization of the existing pool of donors. Before his tenure at Avivo, Coleman co-founded Anandia Labs in 2013, growing it to become a leading cannabis testing and genetics company. Following Anandia's acquisition by Aurora Cannabis in 2018, Coleman continued to lead analytical testing at Anandia until 2020.
Formerly, Dr. Coleman served as the Department Head for the Project Search and Evaluation Division of the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD, now adMare) from 2007 to 2015. His earlier experiences include diverse roles at Inflazyme Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a Vancouver-based biotechnology company specializing in treatments for respiratory and inflammatory diseases and leading the natural products group at Ocean Nutrition Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
"I am thrilled to join Kane's Board of Directors as they endeavor to bring transformative biofilm-targeted products to patients. I look forward to contributing to Kane's ability to execute on the Company's compelling vision," remarked Dr. Coleman
“We are excited to have John’s energy, enthusiasm, and perspective as Kane enters the next stage of its growth,” stated Marc Edwards, CEO of Kane Biotech. “As a key addition to our Board, John’s gudance will be essential as we continue to advance our pipeline of potential first-in-class and best-in-class targeted biofilm products.”
About John Coleman
About Kane Biotech
Kane Biotech is a biotechnology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of technologies and products that prevent and remove microbial biofilms. The Company has a portfolio of biotechnologies, intellectual property (80 patents and patents pending, trade secrets and trademarks) and products developed by the Company's own biofilm research expertise and acquired from leading research institutions. StrixNB™, DispersinB®, Aledex™, bluestem™, bluestem®, silkstem™, goldstem™, coactiv+™, coactiv+®, DermaKB™, DermaKB Biofilm™, and revyve™ are trademarks of Kane Biotech Inc. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "KNE" and on the OTCQB Venture Market under the symbol “KNBIF”.
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