ORGANIZATION AND PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES
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NOTE 1 – ORGANIZATION AND PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES
Corporate History and Background
Sigyn Therapeutics, Inc. (“Sigyn” or the “Company”) is a development-stage medical technology company headquartered in San Diego, California. We are focused on creating therapeutic solutions that address unmet needs in global health.
Sigyn Therapy™ is a broad-spectrum blood purification technology to address life-threatening infections and inflammatory disorders for which effective drug therapies are not available. We designed Sigyn Therapy to extract pathogen sources of life-threatening inflammation in concert with dampening down the dysregulated overproduction of inflammatory cytokines (the cytokine storm), which plays a prominent role in each of our candidate treatment indications.
We are advancing Sigyn Therapy as a candidate to treat end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with chronic inflammation and/or endotoxemia, pathogen-associated sepsis (leading cause of hospital deaths), community acquired pneumonia (a leading cause of death among infectious diseases), and emerging pandemic threats.
Since initiating the development of Sigyn Therapy in 2020, we completed a series of in vitro studies that demonstrated the ability of Sigyn Therapy to extract pathogen sources of inflammation from human blood plasma. These include endotoxin (a gram-negative bacterial toxin), peptidoglycan and lipoteichoic acid (gram-positive bacterial toxins), and viral pathogens, including COVID-19.
We also completed in vitro studies that demonstrated the ability of Sigyn Therapy to extract inflammatory cytokines from human blood plasma. These include interleukin-1 beta (IL-1b), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a). In a related study, we reduced the circulating presence of liposomes as a model system to evaluate the potential of Sigyn Therapy to address CytoVesicles that transport inflammatory cytokine cargos throughout the bloodstream.
Additionally, in vitro studies demonstrated the ability of Sigyn Therapy to deplete hepatic (liver) toxins from human blood plasma, which included ammonia, bile acid and bilirubin. Based on these outcomes, we may further investigate the potential of Sigyn Therapy to address acute forms of liver failure in future studies.
Subsequent to our in vitro study results, we completed in vivo animal studies of Sigyn Therapy at the University of Michigan. In these studies, Sigyn Therapy was administered via standard dialysis machines utilizing conventional blood-tubing sets, for periods up to six hours in eight porcine (pig) subjects. Important criteria for treatment safety, including hemodynamic parameters, serum chemistries and hematologic measurements, were stable across all eight subjects.
The data resulting from our in vivo and in vitro studies is being incorporated into an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) that we are drafting for submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to support the potential initiation of human feasibility studies in the United States.
Beyond our focus to clinically advance Sigyn Therapy, we intend to develop a pipeline of extracorporeal blood purification therapies. In this regard, we have designed a therapeutic system to enhance the benefit of cancer chemotherapy. To support this endeavor, we disclosed on October 6, 2022, that a patent application entitled: “SYSTEM AND METHODS TO ENHANCE CHEMOTHERAPY DELIVERY AND REDUCE TOXICITY” had been filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). On October 13, 2022, we subsequently disclosed that trademark applications to register ChemoPrepTM and ChemoPureTM were filed with the USPTO”.
Chemotherapeutic agents are the most commonly administered drugs to treat cancer, which is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Despite therapeutic advances, treatment toxicity, drug resistance and inadequate tumor site delivery restrict the benefit of chemotherapy.
To overcome these challenges, our patent submission describes a therapeutic device system whose primary objective is to enhance tumor site delivery of chemotherapy and reduce its toxicity. A secondary objective of the system is to reduce treatment dosing without sacrificing patient benefit, or conversely increase chemotherapy dosing without added toxicity. In concert with these objectives, the therapeutic system offers to inhibit the spread of cancer metastasis reported to be induced by the administration of chemotherapy.
Our proposed chemotherapy enhancement system is comprised of two blood purification technologies. ChemoPrepTM, administered prior to chemotherapy to optimize tumor site delivery and improve the benefit of ChemoPureTM, which is deployed post-chemotherapy to reduce treatment toxicity and inhibit the potential spread of cancer metastasis.
On October 19, 2020, Sigyn Therapeutics, Inc, a Delaware corporation (the “Registrant”) formerly known as Reign Resources Corporation, completed a Share Exchange Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Sigyn Therapeutics, Inc., a private entity incorporated in the State of Delaware on October 19, 2019.
In the Share Exchange Agreement, we acquired The Acquisition was treated as a “tax-free exchange” under Section 368 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and resulted in the private Sigyn Therapeutics corporate entity (established on October 29, 2019) to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Reign Resources Corporation. Among the conditions for closing the acquisition, the Reign Resources Corporation extinguished all previously reported liabilities, its preferred class of shares, and all stock purchase options. As a result, the reported liabilities totaling $ were converted into a total of common shares. Additionally, assets held on the books of Reign Resources Corporation, such as Gem inventory, was kept in the Company and therefore recorded as assets on the Share Exchange date. Upon the closing of the Acquisition, we appointed James A. Joyce and Craig P. Roberts to serve as members of our Board of Directors. of the issued and outstanding shares of privately held Sigyn Therapeutics common stock in exchange for of the fully paid and nonassessable shares of our common stock outstanding (the “Acquisition”). In conjunction with the transaction, we changed our name from Reign Resources Corporation to Sigyn Therapeutics, Inc. pursuant to an amendment to our articles of incorporation that was filed with the State of Delaware. Subsequently, our trading symbol was changed to SIGY. The Acquisition was treated by the Company as a reverse merger in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“U.S. GAAP”). For accounting purposes, Sigyn is considered to have acquired Reign Resources Corporation as the accounting acquirer because: (i) Sigyn stockholders own of the combined company, on an as-converted basis, immediately following the Closing Date, (ii) Sigyn directors hold a majority of board seats in the combined company and (iii) Sigyn management held all key positions in the management of the combined company. Accordingly, Sigyn’s historical results of operations will replace Reign Resources Corporation’s historical results of operations for all periods prior to the Acquisition and, for all periods following the Acquisition, the results of operations of the combined company will be included in the Company’s financial statements.
As of November 14, 2022, we have a total shares issued and outstanding, of which shares are held by non-affiliate stockholders.