Novan Announces Fireside Chat Hosted by Jonathan Aschoff, Ph.D. of ROTH Capital Partners

Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES

– Company highlights rationale of strategic pathway towards potential commercialization in collaboration with commercial solutions provider, Syneos Health –

– Discusses recent progress and expected next steps toward NDA submission, on track and targeting Q3 2022 –

– Video webcast of in-person fireside chat now available –

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Novan, Inc. (“the Company” or “Novan”) (Nasdaq: NOVN), today announced that Paula Brown Stafford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Novan, recently participated in a fireside chat hosted by Jonathan Aschoff, Ph.D., Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst at ROTH Capital Partners.

As part of the fireside chat, Mrs. Stafford discussed the progress of Novan’s priority development pipeline including its recently completed B-SIMPLE4 study of SB206 for the treatment of molluscum and preparation for commercial launch of SB206, if approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Additionally, Mrs. Stafford outlines how the Company is currently executing on its plan to submit three potential New Drug Application (NDA) filings in three years, with the first submission targeted for Q3 2022 for lead program SB206 in molluscum contagiosum.

A video webcast of the fireside chat is accessible on the Events page in the Investors section of the Company’s website ( and will be available for 90 days.

About Novan

Novan, Inc. is a pre-commercial nitric oxide-based pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology and anti-infective therapies. We leverage our core synergies of science, capital, resources and patient needs to create value by bringing new nitric oxide-based medicines to market. Our goal is to create the world’s leader in nitric oxide-based science, technology, and clinical translation in support of delivering safe and efficacious therapies using our proprietary nitric oxide-based technology platform, NITRICIL™ to generate macromolecular New Chemical Entities (NCEs) to treat multiple indications.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Jenene Thomas