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Distinguished Ophthalmology Specialist Brings Wealth of Experience

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Q BioMed Inc. (OTCQB: QBIO), a commercial stage biotechnology acceleration development company, is pleased to announce that Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD has joined its Advisory Board contributing his extensive experience in the field of ophthalmology (


Dr. Apte is the Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington Universityin St. Louis. His areas of specialty include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vascular diseases, retinal surgery, macular holes, retinal detachments, aging, retinal neurodegeneration, inflammation and metabolism.

Dr. Apte is currently running a human study to investigate the correlation of GDF-15 levels with glaucoma disease severity and progression. Success in this program will provide a new and valuable tool for physicians to monitor disease treatment and progression.

“We are honored to have Dr. Apte join our distinguished team of scientific advisors,” said Denis Corin, CEO of Q BioMed. “His experience in the field of ophthalmology will add significant value to our portfolio technologies such as MAN-01, a small molecule for treatment of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and our potential companion diagnostic, GDF-15, a biomarker to detect severity of glaucoma in patients.”

About Q BioMed Inc.

Q BioMed, Inc. is a biomedical acceleration and development company. We are focused on licensing and acquiring biomedical assets across the healthcare spectrum. Q BioMed is dedicated to providing these target assets the strategic resources, developmental support and expansion capital they need to meet their developmental potential so that they can provide products to patients in need.

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Denis Corin
Q BioMed Inc.