TEL AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (OTC BB: NSPR) ("Inspire" or the "Company"), the developer of the MGuard™ mesh protective stent system, today announced that Mr. Ofir Paz, InspireMD's co-founder and chief executive officer, and Mr. Craig Shore, chief financial officer, will participate in the Benchmark Company, LLC One-on-One Investor Conference on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at The Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. The conference will include a number of one-on-one meetings arranged by Benchmark with investors. Investors planning to attend the conference should contact their Benchmark representative to arrange a meeting.
Management will discuss its proprietary stent platform technology: MGuard™, featuring a patent-pending micron mesh technology that wraps a stent, reducing Major Adverse Cardiac Events [MACE] by filtering debris and minimizing vessel injury by distributing strut pressure. MGuard™ has been implanted in thousands of patients with encouraging clinical results in Europe and Latin America. MGuard™ is a solution for high-risk Acute Coronary Syndrome (heart attack) patients — a market of over two million patients per year. The presentations will also discuss the Company's ongoing clinical efforts, including a randomized trial in Europe, Latin America and South Africa, chaired by Dr. Gregg Stone, to support its regulatory approval efforts, and its focus on securing FDA approval to sell its products in the U.S., including its collaboration with the Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI), an international leader in design and conduct of coronary device trials, for U.S. FDA trials.
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