Press release Communiqué de presse
Press release Communiqué de presse
February 24, 2022 24 February, 2022
Sernova Corp Ranks Among Top 50 Performing Companies on the 2022 TSX Venture List
Sernova awarded top performer status for two years standing
February 24, 2022 7:30 a.m. EST
LONDON, ONTARIO – February 24, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine and cell therapy therapeutics company focused on developing a potential ‘functional cure’ for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and other chronic diseases, is pleased to announce that that it has been named as one of the top 50 performers on the TSX Venture Exchange.
The 2022 TSX Venture Top 50 is a ranking of top performers on the TSX Venture Exchange over the last year based on three equally weighted criteria: share price appreciation, average trading volume and market capitalization growth.
“We are honored by the TSX Venture Exchange recognition of Sernova as a 2022 Top 50 recipient company. Being awarded this title two years in a row is strong validation of our persistent dedication to increasing shareholder value as we continue to deliver on our strategic plan to build a leadership position in the regenerative medicine cell therapy therapeutics field. In 2022, we look forward to driving continued success through, evolving our clinical programs, further developing our pharmaceutical partnerships and by advancing our capital market initiatives,” said Dr. Philip Toleikis, Chief Executive Officer of Sernova.
As part of the award, the TSX Venture Exchange sponsored a Q&A highlight interview with Dr. Toleikis. To view the video, please https://share.vidyard.com/watch/dsfSgoQyYi87x8pj8oUEz6 and for the complete list of 2022 TSX Venture 50 companies.
ABOUT SERNOVA Sernova is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic solutions using a medical device (Cell Pouch) and immune protected therapeutic cells / tissues (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem cell- derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through cellular production of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com.
ABOUT SERNOVA’S CELL POUCH SYSTEM
The Cell Pouch, as part of the Cell Pouch System, is a novel, proprietary, scalable, implantable macro- encapsulation device solution designed for the long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells. The device upon implantation is designed to incorporate with tissue, forming highly vascularized tissue chambers for the transplantation and function of therapeutic cells, which then release proteins and hormones as required to treat disease.
The Cell Pouch, along with therapeutic cells, has been shown to provide long-term safety and efficacy in small and large animal models of diabetes and has been proven to provide a biologically compatible environment for insulin-producing cells in humans in a Canadian first-in-human study. Sernova is currently conducting a Phase I/II study at the University of Chicago. Positive initial results have been presented at several international scientific conferences.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com
Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC email@example.com Tel: 212-915-2577
FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION This release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve various risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including, without limitation, statements regarding the prospects, plans, and objectives of the company. Wherever possible, but not always, words such as "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential for" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur are used to identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management on the date such statements were made. Many factors could cause Sernova’s actual results, performances or achievements to not be as anticipated, estimated or intended or to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors could include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all; ability to conduct all required preclinical and clinical studies for the company’s Cell Pouch System and/or related technologies, including the timing and results of those trials; ability to obtain all necessary regulatory approvals, or on a timely basis; ability to in-license additional complementary technologies; ability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market; and the inherent risks associated with the development of biotechnology combination products generally. Many of the factors are beyond our control, including those caused by, related to, or impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Investors should consult the company’s quarterly and annual filings available on www.sedar.com for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.