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2009-02-26 15:11:00

- Positive results for first Albuferon(R) Phase 3 trial announced in December 2008; data from second trial expected March 2009 - - Phase 3 trials of darapladib for cardiovascular disease and Syncria(R) for type 2 diabetes initiated by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - - $106 million of convertible debt repurchased for $50 million in cash - - 2009 revenue expected to grow to $250 million; at least $150 million from delivery of ABthrax(TM) to Strategic National Stockpile - ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 26...

2009-02-17 08:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced that GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has initiated a Phase 3 clinical trial program to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Syncria(R) (albiglutide) in the long-term treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. As a result, HGS will receive a $9 million milestone payment in the first quarter of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "We are delighted...

2009-02-02 05:00:00

- Delivery of 20,000 doses of ABthrax will bring at least $150 million in revenue to HGS - ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced that it has begun delivery of 20,000 doses of its human monoclonal antibody drug ABthrax(TM) (raxibacumab) to the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile for use in the treatment of inhalation anthrax. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/PH65324 ) (Logo:...

2009-01-12 06:23:00

- Albuferon(R) for hepatitis C, LymphoStat-B(R) for lupus and ABthrax(R) for inhalation anthrax all progressing rapidly toward commercialization - - GSK Phase 3 trial of darapladib underway in chronic coronary heart disease - - HGS provides 2009 financial guidance; expects less than $25 million net cash burn - ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) will announce its priority goals for 2009 and report on the Company's progress toward...

2009-01-12 06:00:00

- Trial conducted by Novartis to evaluate safety and efficacy of Albuferon administered every four weeks in combination with ribavirin in patients with genotypes 2 and 3 hepatitis C - ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced that Novartis has initiated dosing in a Phase 2b trial that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Albuferon(R) (albinterferon alfa-2b) administered monthly in combination with ribavirin in...

2008-09-02 18:00:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. today reported initial topline results from an ongoing randomized Phase 2 clinical trial of its TRAIL receptor antibody HGS-ETR1 (mapatumumab) in combination with bortezomib (Velcade) in patients with advanced multiple myeloma. The initial data from the multiple myeloma study show that HGS-ETR1 was well tolerated and suggest that disease response was comparable for this combination vs. bortezomib alone. (Logo:...

2008-08-29 06:00:55

Human Genome Sciences has completed enrollment and initial dosing in Bliss-76, the second of two pivotal Phase III randomized clinical trials of LymphoStat-B in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus. Belimumab is being developed by Human Genome Sciences (HGS) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) under a co-development and commercialization agreement entered into in August 2006. The belimumab Phase III development program includes two double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center Phase...

2008-08-27 09:00:23

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. today announced it has completed enrollment and initial dosing in BLISS-76, the second of two pivotal Phase 3 randomized clinical trials of LymphoStat-B(R) (belimumab) in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Belimumab is being developed by HGS and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) under a co-development and commercialization agreement entered into in August 2006. (Logo:...

2008-08-22 09:00:16

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. today announced that it has completed the enrollment and initial dosing of patients in a randomized Phase 2 trial of HGS-ETR1 (mapatumumab) in combination with the chemotherapy agents paclitaxel and carboplatin as first-line therapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "There is an urgent medical need for effective treatment options for...

2008-07-30 18:00:55

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. today announced financial results and key developments for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "During the second quarter, we continued to make excellent progress in our Phase 3 trials of Albuferon(R) in chronic hepatitis C and LymphoStat-B(R) in systemic lupus erythematosus," said H. Thomas Watkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, HGS. "Our...


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