Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) works in partnership with NHS Scotland to identify, protect, develop and commercialise new innovations from healthcare professionals. Registered Number: SC 236303. Registered address: The Golden Jubliee National Hospital, Fourth Floor East, Agmemmon St, Clydebank, G81 4DY
Aurum Biosciences Ltd is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel oxygen carriers and proprietary software for use with MRI, initially for Acute Ischaemic Stroke (AIS). Follow-on indications include heart disease, cancer, epilepsy, and dementia. Aurum is currently taking a stroke management product (“GOLD”) through preclinical development and into clinical studies of efficacy and safety.
Aurum develops novel pharmaceuticals for use in several different clinical indications of high unmet medical need. Follow-on programmes include products for heart disease, cancer, epilepsy, and dementia. Aurum’s lead project utilises an oxygen carrier and proprietary software for use with MRI in Acute Ischaemic Stroke. Aurum has funding in place to initiate recruitment for a Phase 2 clinical study in stroke patients.
“SHIL has been working with Aurum Biosciences for over five years following the successful spin-out from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the University of Glasgow. Significant progress has been made in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of stroke with promising results evident in pre-clinical trials. This is vital work; in Scotland alone stroke remains the third biggest killer and the leading cause of disability. This new investment from SHIL and other investors, combined with ambitious development plans, will support the team to extend their work in stroke, and other conditions; with the ultimate aim of saving and improving lives."