Pledpharma, helping to reduce life threatening side effects of Chemotherapy.




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Video title: Pledpharma, helping to reduce life threatening side effects of Chemotherapy.
Released on: September 25, 2015. © PharmaVentures Ltd
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    Pledpharma is an innovative Swedish-based biotech company focused on life threatening side effects and oxidative-stress.
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Pledpharma is an innovative Swedish-based biotech company focused on life threatening side effects and oxidative-stress. It has a few products in the clinic, and their lead product is PledOx. PledOx has shown in Phase II trials that it can reduce serious life threatening side effects in chemotherapy. Jacques Näsström, CEO of PledPharma talks with Fintan Walton, CEO of PharmaVentures.
Pledpharma is an innovative Swedish-based biotech company focused on life threatening side effects and oxidative-stress. It has a few products in the clinic, and their lead product is PledOx. PledOx has shown in Phase II trials that it can reduce serious life threatening side effects in chemotherapy. Jacques Näsström, CEO of PledPharma talks with Fintan Walton, CEO of PharmaVentures.
Jacques Näsström has basic training as Pharmacist with PhD in Pharmacology from Uppsala University and a Business degree from Stockholm School of Economics. He has more than 25 years of experience from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, including a position as Investment Manager at Karolinska Investment Fund, and various positions within drug discovery at Astra and AstraZeneca and most recently as Director of Research & Development at Q-Med AB from 2006-2010.
PledPharma
PledPharma is a Swedish pharma company, which develops new treatments for life-threatening diseases. We are focused on developing a new medicine PledOx® that reduces the severe side effects, which occur as a result of chemotherapy treatment, and on evaluating an existing medicine’s ability to limit the damages on the heart that remain after acute myocardial infarction is treated with coronary angioplasty. Our projects meet significant medical needs and we have the opportunity to offer patients valuable supportive treatments in serious life-threatening diseases where there is also an opportunity for faster registration process with the FDA called “Breakthrough therapy”. This means that we also have the potential of offering our shareholders strong returns on investment. PledPharma (STO:PLED) is listed on NASDAQ OMX First North.