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2012-12-28 08:22:40

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has recently received approximately $521,000, net of transaction costs, in non-dilutive financing via the State of New Jersey's Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program (the Program). This Program enables approved, unprofitable biotechnology businesses to sell their unused Net Operating Loss Carryovers...

2012-12-27 08:24:28

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has regained the North American and European commercial rights to oral BDP (beclomethasone 17.21-dipropionate) through an amendment of its Collaboration and Supply Agreement with Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Soligenix is now free to commercialize or enter into commercialization agreements for its oral BDP suite of...

2012-12-12 12:22:36

BALTIMORE, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new book, Preparing for Bioterrorism, written by Gigi Kwik Gronvall and published by the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, tells the story of some of the important biosecurity projects funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and how they left the nation better prepared to deal with bioterrorism. Each project is its own story in the book. What emerges is a history of the past decade of progress in biosecurity preparedness in communities...

2012-12-05 08:26:14

NEWARK, Del., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO) announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a contract to the Company's research and development collaborator, the Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology, for a new generation anthrax vaccine to be developed with the iBioLaunch(TM) Platform under a research license from iBio. The first year of funding will be $1.76 million...

2012-10-22 07:28:58

NEWARK, Del., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO) today announced that the U.S. Patent Office has allowed patent application 12/668,258 entitled "Yersinia Pestis Antigens, Vaccine Compositions and Related Methods." The claims cover plague antigens comprising Yersinia pestis F1 protein fused to the Company's thermostable iBioModulator(TM) protein, as well as vaccine compositions and a method for producing a protective immune response to the antigen. The invention was...

2012-10-17 07:27:45

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. today announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) under its Broad Agency Announcement entitled "Vaccine Technologies to Advance Next Generation Anthrax Vaccines" (BAA-NIAID-DMID-NIHAI2010104) has awarded Pfenex a contract to develop an alternative delivery method for Pfenex's recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA)-based anthrax vaccine. NIAID, part of the National Institutes of Health, has made an initial...

2012-10-03 02:27:13

NEWARK, Del., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO) today announced issuance of a U.S. patent covering compositions of matter and methods of producing and formulating anthrax vaccines. The new patent is U.S. Patent 8,277,816 entitled "Bacillus Anthracis Antigens, Vaccine Compositions and Related Methods," and is based on an invention developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology, iBio's research collaborator. (Logo:...

2012-10-02 10:22:16

JPM-TMT's Strategy in Accordance with Original RFP FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense, Joint Project Manager Transformational Medical Technologies (JPM-TMT), completed a comprehensive evaluation of its Ebola medical countermeasure (MCM) candidate development efforts and decided that the Hemorrhagic Fever Virus (HFV) program will continue with only one of two...

2012-09-13 10:29:03

PINE BROOK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a biopharmaceutical company developing countermeasures for biodefense, announced today that it has been awarded additional funding from the U.S. Government, valued at $14.5 million, to support expanded human safety studies of ETI-204 (Anthim), an investigational agent for the treatment of anthrax infection following a biowarfare attack. The company has now received $149 million, under two advanced development...

2012-08-10 02:22:51

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCBB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today its financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter ending June 30, 2012 were $762,851 as compared to $405,820 for the second quarter of 2011. The increase in revenues was related to increased reimbursable costs from the Company's ThermoVax(TM), Thermostability Technology...