Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics announced today that investigators enrolled the first patient in a stud of its EsoGuard.
Investigators at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Cleveland VA) enrolled the patient in a U.S. Defense Dept. (DoD)-funded study of the EsoGuard esophageal DNA test for at-risk patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Lucid Diagnostics is providing EsoCheck esophageal cell collection devices for the study and will perform EsoGuard testing on the samples collected. Cleveland VA gastroenterologist Dr. Katarina B. Greer serves as the study’s principal investigator.
“We are proud to be partnering with Dr. Greer and the Cleveland VA on this important investigator-initiated clinical study,” Lucid Diagnostics Chairperson and CEO Dr. Lishan Aklog said in a news release. “The study will add important clinical evidence on the impact of EsoGuard in enhancing early detectio…