CytoDyn Inc (OTCQB:CYDY) said it has requested the regulatory pathway for Fast Track approval from the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for its leronlimab treatment to provide it to coronavirus patients. The biotechnology company said it has provided the regulator with a top-line report from its recently completed phase 2 clinical trial of leronlimab in patients with mild-to-moderate coronavirus symptoms, noting the “efficacy and safety results” from the study.
Biocept Inc (NASDAQ:BIOC) announced Wednesday it is expanding the availability of its coronavirus (COVID-19) testing services. The San Diego-based company said it has deepened its affiliation with MultiPlan Inc – a healthcare cost management company – to include the testing services at a pre-negotiated price per test. With the expanded agreement, Biocept said its COVID-19 testing, in addition to its liquid biopsy oncology testing services, are now accessible to consumers who have access to the PHCS and MultiPlan Networks, MultiPlan’s national primary and complementary networks.
Canntab Therapeutics Limited (CSE:PILL) (OTCQB CTABF) (FRA:TBF1.F), the leading innovator in cannabinoid and terpene blends in hard pill form for therapeutic application, has announced the appointment of Larry Latowsky as its CEO effective immediately. Originally appointed as an advisor to the company, Canntab said it has been mutually decided that Latowsky’s extensive experience and connections in wholesale, retail and direct to consumer pharmaceutical industries would be an essential ingredient to the group’s operations and accordingly the board of directors decided to appoint him as CEO. Canntab had originally announced that Latowsky would be appointed to the Board as executive chairman, however, the board of directors unanimously determined that he would be much more valuable to the company in a full-time role as CEO to navigate Canntab’s future growth. It said Jeff Renwick, co-founder of Canntab, will assume the role of president and Head of Manufacturing while remaining an integral member of Canntab’s board of directors.
ImagineAR Inc (CSE:IP) (OTCQB:IPNFF) has added some major star power to its team, bringing in NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Gus Frerotte as an advisor for augmented reality fan engagement in professional sports. Frerotte played for 7 teams over his 15-year NFL career, headlined by a Pro Bowl appearance in 1996 while playing for Washington. He threw a 99-yard touchdown pass which tied an NFL record for longest play from scrimmage, and he retired in 2008 from the Minnesota Vikings. The company said it believes Frerotte’s industry knowledge and connections will help accelerate its augmented reality work for professional sports organizations.
Avalon GloboCare Corp (NASDAQ:AVCO) announced Wednesday it has been awarded distribution rights to market Cellex Inc’s coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody-based rapid test kit. North Carolina-based Cellex recently won an Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to build and sell the kits. In addition to the commercialization partnership agreement, Avalon said it is working with Cellex to source manufacturing facilities and to develop next-generation COVID-19 detection kits.
Victory Resources Corporation (CSE:VR) (OTCPINK:VRCFF) has revealed that it is advancing the exploration plan for its Mal-Wen copper/gold (Cu + Au) property in British Columbia (BC). The property consists of 6 mineral claims with a total area of 1143.58 hectares that is located about 30 kilometres southeast of Merritt in south-central BC. It is within the eastern belt of the Nicola Group which hosts numerous alkalic porphyry deposits, including the presently producing New Afton Mine and past producers Ajax and Copper Mountain. In a statement, Victory geologist Helgi Sigurgeirson, commented: “Alkalic porphyry deposits are attractive exploration targets, as they can form large Cu deposits that are often enriched in Au relative to calc-alkalic porphyries.”
LeanLife Health Inc (CSE:LLP) announced Wednesday that it has secured exclusive US and Canadian distribution rights to IRON ENERGY, a popular line of energy drinks endorsed by boxing legend Mike Tyson. Under the terms of the agreement, FoodCare Group will supply all products for sale in the US and Canada from its production facilities in Poland. FoodCare will also provide financial and other resources to support LeanLife’s marketing efforts in North America. LeanLife said it has distribution rights from FoodCare for a term of five years and has determined requirements in Canada and the US for the importation and distribution according to prescribed regulations.
TruTrace Technologies (CSE:TTT) (OTCQB:TTTSF), developer of a fully-integrated blockchain platform for the legal cannabis, food and pharmaceutical industries has said it is teaming up with Riviera & West One Logistics to ensure the highest quality for its line of products including Hygen-X hand and surface sanitizer products. TruTrace noted that because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there has been a dramatic rise in the need for quality hand and surface sanitizer products around the world, but unfortunately, this high demand has also created a lineage of substandard products, highlighted by the US Food & Drug Administration’s recent warnings about deficient and even dangerous products in the market. As a result, Riviera, in association with West One Logistics Hygen-X, has made transparency and product validation a top priority.
Benchmark Metals Inc (CVE:BNCH) has said the “best efforts” private placement financing, announced on Tuesday, August 17, through an agreement with Sprott Capital Partners LP as lead agent, has been boosted to $$48,050,001 from the initial target of raising $21,000,001. The Canadian-listed explorer said Tuesday that the financing will allow it to advance its flagship gold-silver project in the Gold Horseshoe in north-central British Columbia by funding an expansion of the 2020 drilling program up to 70,000 meters, planning for a 2021 drill program of up to 100,000 meters and detailed development and engineering work to enable a future mining decision. The offering will now consist of a combination of (i) up to 28,500,000 hard dollar units of the company at a price of $1.30 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $37,050,000; (ii) up to 3,205,128 units of the company issued on a flow-through basis at a price of $1.56 each for gross proceeds of up to $5,000,000; and (iii) up to 3,428,572 units of the company issued on a charity flow-through basis at a price of $1.75 each for gross proceeds of up to $6,000,001. All other terms of the offering remain unchanged.
True Leaf Brands Inc (CSE:MJ) (OTCPINK:TRLFF) (FSE:TLA) said it has entered a purchase and sale agreement with Hemp Technology Inc to sell its True Leaf Pet business. The wellness company said the sale will complement its efforts to restructure itself, refinance its debt and raise funds, adding that the firm and its subsidiaries have extended a stay of restructuring proceedings from the British Columbia Supreme Court to September 15. During the period, True Leaf said it is continuing to actively pursue further asset sales, recapitalization alternatives and potential strategic partnerships to “solidify its financial standing moving forward”.
GlobeX Data Ltd (CSE:SWIS) (OTCQB:SWISF) is rebranding its flagship data security product DigitalSafe to the name SekurSafe, it announced Wednesday. SekurSafe will keep all of the functions of DigitalSafe, including data security, password management and secure email solutions, the Toronto and New York-based firm said. The product is part of a bigger effort to launch GlobeX’s Sekur brand, which will be released in August, CEO Alain Ghiai told shareholders.
Fireweed Zinc Ltd (CVE:FWZ) has said it is ramping up exploration work at the Macmillan Pass project in the Yukon in Canada. The company said the first core drill will arrive on-site next week, with a second drill to arrive shortly after. Most drilling will be at Boundary Zone where there will be further testing of the wide, high-grade mineralization intersected in 2019. New discovery targets will also be drilled, including the 240 Mile Target, while geological mapping, geochemical sampling, and prospecting are underway in the Boundary Zone area and at 240 Mile Target.
Nabis Holdings Inc. (CSE:NAB) (OTCMKTS:NABIF) (FRA:A2PL) has announced the appointment of James C. Tworek to its board of directors, along with the resignation of Yoni Ashurov as a director, with both changes effective from August 17, 2020, as its strategic review continues. An experienced director, Tworek currently sits as an independent director for Robix Environmental Technologies Inc. (CSE:RZX) and is a co-founder, president and director of Gaia Grow Corporation (CSE:GAIA).
Nemaura Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NMRD), a medical technology company focused on developing micro-systems-based wearable diagnostic devices and currently commercializing sugarBEAT, its non-invasive and flexible continuous glucose monitor (CGM), together with BEATdiabetes, a planned health subscription service designed to help people with Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes through personalized lifestyle coaching, has issued a presentation outlining how CGM is being used by quarantined and hospitalised COVID-19 patients. The presentation may be accessed on the following link: https://nemauramedical.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Glucose-monitoring-in-Covid19-August.pdf
American Manganese Inc. (CVE:AMY) has announced that Zarko Meseldzija, its chief technical officer will present at the advanced lithium-ion battery recycling webinar hosted by the Critical Materials Institute. This is a public webinar hosted on August 19, 2020, at 12.00pm Mountain Time (United States and Canada). American Manganese is partnered with the US Department of Energy and Critical Materials Institute in a project to advance the economic recovery of lithium-ion battery materials from electric vehicles and other consumer goods. The company developed the patented RecycLiCo process that offers a closed-loop and environmentally friendly solution for the recycling of cathode materials from battery manufacturing waste (preconsumer) and end-of-life lithium-ion batteries (postconsumer). The process achieves up to 100%recovery and high purity of materials, such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, manganese and aluminum. The RecycLiCo process was designed with the goal to produce recycled battery products that could be seamlessly integrated into the remanufacturing of battery cathodes using minimal processing steps.
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMBL), a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, has announced that Jeff Cohen, its VP of Strategy and Investor Relations will participate in the Bloomberg Analyst Briefing: The Future of Video Games panel discussion on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 10.00am ET. Cohen will be joined by Bloomberg Intelligence technology equity research analyst Matthew Kanterman, CFA, as well as Will Hershey, CFA, co-founder and CEO of Roundhill Investments, and Tom Wijman, Market Lead for Games at Newzoo. To learn more and register for the event use the following link: https://onlinexperiences.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=659E8435-C43A-47A9-9059-675BA773423F&AffiliateData=SEMR
Renaissance Gold Inc (CVE:REN) said that, effective at the close of business on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, the group’s common shares of will be delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange following completion of its merger with Evrim Resources.
Published at Wed, 19 Aug 2020 14:00:00 +0000-NA Proactive news snapshot: CytoDyn, Biocept, Canntab Therapeutics, ImagineAR …