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2010-05-03 07:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Eric I. Richman to the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer replacing David Wright, who has submitted his resignation. "PharmAthene's Board of Directors is pleased to appoint Eric Richman as the Company's new Interim Chief Executive...

2010-04-05 07:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced the appointment of Thomas R. Fuerst, Ph.D., as the company's Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer. In this newly created role, Dr. Fuerst will oversee PharmAthene's research and development programs and provide strategic scientific direction for the Company. Dr. Fuerst is a senior...

2010-03-30 07:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Eric I. Richman to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Planning, in this new role, Mr. Richman will assume management oversight of all day-to-day...

2010-03-19 22:19:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company specializing in the development and commercialization of medical countermeasures against chemical and biological threats, announced today that pursuant to the Federal Acquisition Regulations and pending a ruling in a protest recently filed by a competitor the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), has...

2010-03-11 06:30:00

CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the therapeutic areas of infection, oncology and respiratory diseases, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided guidance on the clinical program required to assess the approvability of Restanza(TM) (cethromycin), a novel oral once-a-day...

2010-03-09 10:06:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP) a biodefense company specializing in the development and commercialization of medical countermeasures against chemical and biological threats, announced today that the Company will present at the Roth Capital Partners Growth Stock Conference in Laguna Niguel, California on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. P.T. To access the Company's presentation via webcast, go to:...

2010-02-23 07:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that founder and CEO George Painter, Ph.D., will join representatives from government, industry and academia in an Institute of Medicine Workshop focusing on improving innovation around the discovery and development of new products needed to undertake medical countermeasures (e.g. vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics) when...

2010-02-02 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biotechnology company, announced today the publication of an article in the February 2010 edition of Vaccine, which describes preclinical formulations of RiVax(TM), its ricin toxin vaccine, with heightened stability. The article was authored by the Company's collaborators at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern)...

2010-02-01 14:47:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that it has submitted a White Paper in response to the Broad Agency Announcement (Solicitation Number: BAA-BARDA-09-34) issued by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for the Advanced Research and Development of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Medical...

2010-01-13 21:58:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a decision last month to move more than $600 million from the nation's Project BioShield Special Reserve Fund to other government agencies, representatives of BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority), NIH (National Institutes of Health), NIAID (National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases) and DTRA (Defense Threat Reduction Agency), 15 CEO's from some of the country's leading biodefense and infectious...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.