German Innovation Award
Dr. Ranjita Shegokar, CSO was honored with a German Innovation Award 2022 jointly with Prof. Marc A. Reymond, MD MBA (AACSB), CEO, CapnoPharm GmbH, for their collaborative, innovative research work in the field of cancer.
“Revolutionizing cancer treatment”
German medical device firm races to provide alternative treatments to treat cancer
Capnomed has focused its efforts on the development of innovative processes involving medical aerosols and an array of drug delivery platforms to target cancer. Their medical device helps to administer anticancer drugs into the peritoneal cavity. Currently, standard chemotherapy is the cornerstone of cancer treatment in the medical field. Capnomed’s product hopes to take cancer treatment to the next level with the aid of their products. Capnopen® is designed to control the size of drops, spray angles, flow rate for efficient and localized administration of drugs. Patients benefiting from this new treatment typically suffer from advanced gastric, colorectal and ovarian cancers that have spread or originated in the peritoneum. Peritoneal cancers are difficult to treat satisfactorily using currently available treatments such as systemic chemotherapy, radiation etc. They pose a high financial burden, mental and physical stress to patients. In contrast, PIPAC procedure performed using CapnoPen® offers a quick, easy, safe administration of medical drugs at cancer target site, exhibiting significant improvement in the quality of life of patients and low side effects compared to standard chemotherapy.
Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment
Hon’ble Ministers of State Shri Ashok Chandra Panda, Science & Technology, Public Enterprises, Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability inaugurated the event in the auspicious presence of Padma Vibhusan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Padmashri Pt. Bhajan Sapori
15 women achievers in distinct categories felicitated with the prestigious award
International Inspirational Women Awards 2020
German Academic Exchange Fellowship (DAAD)