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2014-01-09 08:27:11

Presentation to be Webcast Live on January 14, 2014 at 11AM PST PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher J. Schaber, PhD,...

2014-01-07 12:21:37

Investigational flu treatment drug has broad-spectrum potential to fight multiple viruses FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BioDefense Therapeutics (BD Tx)--a Joint Product Management office within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)--announced the first patient enrolled in the North American Phase 3 clinical trials for favipiravir (T-705a). The drug is an investigational flu treatment candidate with broad-spectrum potential being developed by BD Tx through...

2014-01-06 08:25:32

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that it has appointed Richard Straube, MD, as its Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Straube is a board-certified...

2013-12-17 08:30:18

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. today announced that Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) (formerly SAIC) has awarded Pfenex a subcontract in support of the development of an anthrax vaccine containing its recombinant protective antigen (rPA) and a novel, immune-enhancing adjuvant. The prime contract was awarded to Leidos by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to improve the efficacy of...

2013-12-16 08:20:44

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that its SparVax(®) rPA anthrax vaccine program has been placed on clinical hold. The Agency indicated that the Company will receive a letter providing details of the basis for the clinical hold within thirty days. The...

2013-11-21 08:27:05

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that it signed a stock purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC (LPC) providing an initial investment in Soligenix of $600,000 and...

2013-11-12 08:34:31

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter and nine months ended were $0.3...

2013-10-31 08:32:49

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense medical countermeasures (MCMs) where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today submission of a full contract proposal to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Successful...

2013-10-21 08:28:41

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense medical countermeasures where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today the appointment of Marco Maria Brughera, DVM, Global Head of the Rare Disease Franchise for Sigma-Tau SpA, to its Board of Directors. "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Brughera to...

2013-10-17 08:29:01

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense medical countermeasures where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today the formation of an international melioidosis Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Comprised of clinicians and researchers from Australia, Thailand, Lao and The Netherlands with...