Dr. Mayank Goyal Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mayank Goyal of Calgary, Alberta has joined its Advisory Board. Dr. Goyal is one of the founders of QuikFlo and the Director of Imaging and Intervention, Calgary Stroke Program at the University of Calgary. His main research interests are: Imaging in hyperacute stroke, treatment strategies for hyperacute stroke, and image post-processing. His recent works include increasing efficiency in treatment of hyperacute stroke and showing the benefit of endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke. He was one of the principal investigators for the ESCAPE trial and the SWIFT PRIME trial. Both these trials were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Vinny Jindal, the Company's President and CEO stated: "Dr. Goyal is world renown for his ground-breaking work in efficiency and workflow in acute stroke intervention. Dr. Goyal will bring this expertise to our company and enable us to further improve patient outcomes."
Dr. Goyal was granted 300,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $.25 for a period of 5 years pursuant to the Company's incentive stock option plan.
QuikFlo Health is a medical software company developing innovative solutions for the analysis of medical images. Our primary focus is on improving outcomes for stroke patients, where existing time delays are solvable through more efficient triage based on rapid, accurate analysis of medical images.
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