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2008-09-11 09:00:09

AmpliMed, a cancer therapeutics company, has entered into a license agreement with Korean-based pharmaceutical company Handok Pharmaceuticals for exclusive rights to its investigational cancer therapeutic Amplimexon in Korea. Under terms of the agreement, Handok will receive marketing and distribution rights to all cancer indications for Amplimexon in Korea and will pay AmpliMed an up-front fee plus additional payments based upon the achievement of certain development and regulatory...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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