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PolyPid to Present at First World Association Against Infection in Orthopaedics and Trauma Congress

August 17, 2021 at 8:00 AM EDT
Virtual Presentation to be led by PolyPid Co-Founder and CSO on August 28, 2021

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PolyPid Ltd. (Nasdaq: PYPD), a late-stage biopharma focusing on developing targeted, locally administered and prolonged-release therapeutics to improve surgical outcomes, announced today that its Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Noam Emanuel, will deliver a virtual presentation at the first World Association against Infection in Orthopaedics and Trauma (WAIOT) Congress on August 28, 2021.

The virtual presentation will be a part of the Septic Non-Union and Bone Loss Management session. The presentation details can be found below:

Location: Room 3
Lecture Number: 0 41
Time: 16:11 – 16:16 CEST
Presentation Title:
    Improved Healing of Gustilo Type IIIA and IIIB Open Long Bone Fractures Treated with Local Biodegradable Prolonged Release Antibiotic Formulated Bone Graft During the First Surgical Intervention Post-Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial
    Dr. Noam Emanuel, PolyPid

WAIOT is the first and the largest worldwide scientific association, focused on bone, joints, biofilms- and implant-related infections. The event will be attended by 1,700 members coming together virtually from 101 countries.

About PolyPid

PolyPid Ltd. (Nasdaq: PYPD) is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on developing targeted, locally administered and prolonged-release therapeutics to improve surgical outcomes. PolyPid’s proprietary PLEX (Polymer-Lipid Encapsulation matriX) technology pairs with medications, enables precise delivery of drugs at effective release rates, over durations ranging from several days to months. PolyPid’s lead product candidate D-PLEX100 is in Phase 3 clinical trials for the prevention of sternal and abdominal surgical site infections (SSIs).

For additional company information, please visit http://www.polypid.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Forward-looking Statements

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Corporate Contact
PolyPid, Ltd.
Dikla Czaczkes Akselbrad

Investor Contact
Bob Yedid
LifeSci Advisors

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PolyPid’s PLEX targeted drug delivery platform enables localized, controlled, continuous release of medication over prolonged periods of time for better patient outcomes.

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Provides safe and effective local antibiotic protection against SSI (surgical Site Infection) at the needed tissues or organs by administration during surgical procedures.

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Comprised of antibiotic eluting ß tri-calcium phosphate (ßTCP) granules, designed for bone related infections applications.

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