PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 9 Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCID), a specialty medical device/pharmaceutical company focused on advanced wound care, will list its common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market effective February 10, 2010 under the ticker symbol "DSCI".
"The NASDAQ listing represents a significant step for Derma Sciences that will provide increased visibility and should result in improved liquidity for our shares," said CEO Ed Quilty.
About Derma Sciences, Inc.
Derma Sciences is a global manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products. Its key product, MEDIHONEY(R), is sold throughout the world by Derma Sciences and Comvita New Zealand -- the licensor of the patented honey-based technology -- and is the leading brand of honey-based dressings for the management of wounds and burns. The product has been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns, and was the focus of a positive large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma's recently FDA cleared BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressing is the Company's latest new product entrant into the $14 billion global wound care market.
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Contact: Derma Sciences, Inc. Edward J. Quilty Chairman and CEO firstname.lastname@example.org (609) 514-4744 The Investor Relations Group 212-825-3210 Jason Strominger (Investor Relations) Janet Vasquez (Media Relations)
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