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Kanzius Researcher Says Industrial Sales & Mfg. Critical Partner

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We have more to report from our exclusive interview with Dr. Steven Curley, the first he's given since he changed hospitals, and the Kanzius technology changed hands.

And we have the first pictures of the new Kanzius research lab, now housed in the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Curley's team has resumed its cancer research at Baylor, after moving out of their former lab at M.D. Anderson Cancer CEnter. His goal, along with the new owner of the Kanzius ideas, AkesoGenX, is to present findings to the FDA in the next six months.

He talked with reporter Lisa Adams about resources at Baylor, and the ongoing relationship with Erie's Industrial Sales and Manufacturing, maker of the Kanzius machines.

"They've got basic science capabilities far above what I had access to before, the collaborations I've already formed are really unique and I'm just startled by how much this is going to allow us to do," Curley said in a telephone interview on Monday. 

Curley also said AkesoGenX has given him permission to take the findings to the Food and Drug Administration, but the new holding company is hoping first to hire consultants with expertise in dealing with the FDA. 

There is no date scheduled yet to meet with the FDA. But when that date comes, Dr. Curley told us that Industrial Sales & Manufacturing Inc. of Erie, makers of the Kanzius radio frequency machines will be right there with him to present their findings on the safety of the machines for treating cancer with radio waves.  "A critical partner in this new company is Industrial Sales & Manufacturing and the Rutkowski family right there in Erie," said Curley.  "The equipment will continue to be made by Industrial Sales & Manufacturing, they're fully engaged in this when we go forward to the FDA, I'll present the research data, but they will have to be there at the same table presenting the manufacturing data and the safety data," Curley added.

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