Zomedica acquires the assets of leading tPEM(TM) company Assisi Animal Health
ANN ARBOR, MI /ACCESSWIRE/July 18, 2022/ Zomedica Corp. (NYSE American: ZOM) (“Zomedica” or the “Company”), a veterinary health company providing diagnostic and therapeutic products for companion animals, today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of ‘Assisi Animal Health LLC (“Assisi”).
Assisi has created an innovative line of Targeted Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (tPEMF™) devices for pets that provide a safe, drug-free alternative for the treatment of pain, inflammation, anxiety or mood disorders. behaviour. PEMF technology was cleared for use in humans in 2010, and since 2013 Assisi has conducted clinical studies using tPEMF technology and its effectiveness in managing pain, advancing healing, and controlling anxiety in pets. Assisi products are backed by major, benchmark and peer-reviewed clinical studies and publications (Research and clinical studies | Animal Health Meeting) and are backed by more than 40 key veterinary opinion leaders around the world. Assisi Loop® products are world leaders in front-line and alternative tPEMF therapy and are sold worldwide to help reduce pain and inflammation in the animals we share our lives with. They are available from veterinarians and several additional sales channels.
“Assisi Animal Health and the Loop product line has been a passionate commitment for the Assisi team since day one,” said Francis Russo, Managing Director of Assisi Animal Health. “We knew this technology could help animals live fuller, pain-free lives and we focused on making it available to everyone who needed it. We partnered with the veterinary community to refine and develop our products, to sponsor rigorous clinical research, and to create a market for our proprietary tPEMF therapy. Assisi products have already helped over 100,000 pets over the past eight years. With this acquisition, we are excited to see where Zomedica will take the next loop and how many more pets will be helped.”
“The integration of tPEMP technology alongside focused shockwave energy will not only enable comfortable treatment for many animal species, but will also advance integration modalities for a variety of conditions,” said said Adam Christman, DVM, MBA. “This incredibly progressive technology will continue to advance and elevate veterinary care.”
“This acquisition adds a growing product line that reinforces our commitment to providing solutions that deliver enhanced pet care, while improving practice efficiency and economy,” said Larry Heaton, President and CEO. General of Zomedica. “Assissi products fit perfectly into our growing therapeutic segment. They are complementary to PulseVet® shockwave therapy, in that they are designed to be used after shockwave therapy has been administered in the clinic, by the pet’s parent at home, and are provided by veterinarians to pet owners to prolong therapy.We are pleased to offer an additional drug-free solution to enhance the ability of our pets to live without pain.
Greg Blair, vice president of business development and strategic planning for Zomedica, led the company’s acquisition initiative. Maslon LLP acted as legal counsel to Zomedica in this transaction.
About Assisi Animal Health
A leader in targeted pulsed electromagnetic field (tPEMF) veterinary technology, Animal Health Meeting offers drug-free devices that reduce inflammation and are specifically designed to decrease pain and speed healing, as well as reduce canine separation anxiety. Assisi is committed to improving the quality of life for pets, their owners and veterinary professionals by creating safe and effective products backed by rigorous research for all animals in need of relief from pain, inflammation and anxiety. To find out more log on to assisianimalhealth.com.
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Zomedica (NYSE American: ZOM) is a veterinary health company that creates companion animal products with a focus on the unmet needs of clinical veterinarians. Zomedica’s product portfolio includes innovative diagnostics and medical devices that focus on patient health and practice health. Zomedica’s mission is to provide veterinarians with the ability to increase their productivity and revenue while better serving the animals in their care. For more information, visit www.ZOMEDICA.com.
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