Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Dignify Therapeutics Locates Offices in RTP at First Flight Venture Center

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan 27, 2014 — Dignify Therapeutics, a virtual  drug development company, has established its offices in Research Triangle Park at the First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), a well-known incubator of startup companies in the Triangle area.

Andy Schwab, President of FFVC states, "We at the First Flight Venture Center are proud to serve as an incubator for Dignify Therapeutics.  It is personally rewarding to contribute to the growth of a company that aims to provide therapy for critical unmet medical needs of people with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions."

Dignify Therapeutics was incorporated in June 2013, and is focused on restoring voluntary control of excretory function to people with spinal injury, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions.

"We are pleased to be immersed in an environment that surrounds us with the enthusiastic atmosphere generated by other entrepreneurs.  The support and guidance we receive from the senior management and entrepreneurs-in-residence at the First Flight Venture Center is highly valuable as we progress our ideas from the lab into the clinic," said Dr. Karl B. Thor, President and co-Founder of Dignify Therapeutics.

Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs who are internationally-recognized scientists and clinicians, Dignify Therapeutics' mission is to provide safe and effective, practical and convenient, “on-demand” pharmaceutical agents to treat bladder and bowel voiding dysfunctions, using the “repositioning” strategy of drug discovery that they successfully developed and have implemented across the last 20 years in the fields of urology and gastroenterology.
First Flight (FFVC) is a technology incubator located in the heart of Research Triangle Park. Established in 1991 to serve the initial needs of entrepreneurs and early stage companies, FFVC strives to produce companies that graduate from the facility as financially viable and freestanding businesses. Over 280 companies have been hosted at FFVC including United Therapeutics, SciQuest, Advanced Liquid Logic, Sageworks, Bloodhound Technology, Exam Design and others.


Dignify Therapeutics
Karl Thor, PhD
P.O. Box 13169 - 2 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709
Phone: 919-371-8138
Email:  kthor@dignifytherapeutics.com
Website:  http://ffvcnc.us2.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=95a96209ad123e40100d8b9e3&id=a6d8cba246&e=0181fc2fa2

First Flight Venture Center
Ronda Closner
P.O. Box 13169 - 2 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709
Phone: 919-990-8558
Email: ronda@firstflightventure.org
Website:  http://ffvcnc.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=95a96209ad123e40100d8b9e3&id=fa4b603498&e=0181fc2fa2

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