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October 2017

June 2017

Treating Severe Pain vs. Opioid Epidemic

Storm clouds are gathering around pharmaceutical manufactures of opioid prescription pain killers in the US because these drugs are linked to an emerging healthcare crisis. Opiate based pain killers currently remain the 'gold' standard for the treatment of many causes of severe pain due the lack of safe and effective alternatives. This is despite their well known limitations and the high proportion of patients suffering from side effects.  Increasingly, the abuse potential of these medicines is seen as a key driver for what  FDA Commissioner Dr.

May 2017

'Tiny particles that go places' - Nanomerics CSO IF Uchegbu presenting at Soapbox Science 2017

Nanomerics’ Chief Scientific Officer will be presenting on Nanomerics’ Molecular Envelope Technology (MET) at this year’s public outreach event for women scientists - Soapbox Science 2017 London (  Soapbox science 2017 London will take place at London’s Southbank on Saturday 27th May from 2pm - 5pm.  The event which is organised annually was over subscribed this year with 104 applications chasing 12 speaking slots.

Nanomerics to Present NM147 Oral Amphotericin at Worldleish 2017

Nanomerics will be presenting data on NM147,  the MET-enabled oral form of Amphotericin B,  at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis (Worldleish 2017).  The conference is organised by the WHO ColIaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis and DNDi and will be held in Toledo, Spain, from 16 to 20 May 2017. 

Nanomerics shortlisted for RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

Nanomerics today announced that its had been short listed for a Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies award. This annual award is made to companies that demonstrate the commercialisation of chemical sciences technology.  Nanomerics was short listed based on the use of its Molecular Envelope Technology, the technology underpinning Nanomerics' products, for drug delivery to the brain.

March 2017

Development Agreement to Tackle Glaucoma

Nanomerics has entered into a development agreement with California based NEMUS Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: NMUS), to develop a topical ocular formulation of tetrahydrocannabinol-valine-hemisuccinate (THCVHS), the prodrug of THC, which is the active component of Nemus drug candidate NB1111 being developed for the treatment of glaucoma. 

February 2017

Dr Sajjad Ahmad Joins Nanomerics SAB

Nanomerics' Ophthalmology SAB Strengthened

Dr Sajjad Ahmad is a consultant ophthalmologist/corneal surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital and honorary senior clinical lecturer at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. His clinical expertise is in ocular surface and corneal inflammatory disease and ocular surface/corneal/anterior segment reconstruction of the eye. He has also developed a culture system for human corneal epithelial stem cells that has been successfully used in clinical trials nationally. 

January 2017

September 2016

Nanomerics CSO Prof Uchegbu wins Innovative Science Award

At the recent annual International APS PharmSci conference organised by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu was awarded the Innovative Science Award, sponsored by GSK for her work on translating science into practice.