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2011-04-18 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today it has signed a collaboration agreement with Transgene S.A. (Euronext Paris: FR0005175080) and ChronTech Pharma AB (CTEC.ST) to evaluate a novel therapeutic vaccination strategy against genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a phase I clinical study. It is common to follow...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Overcoming the gene silencing barrier opens doors for gene therapy. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 NTC today announced the award of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The award represents a continuation of a Phase I study, which initially demonstrated the feasibility of overcoming transgene silencing, previously, a major barrier to successful gene therapy. In addition to anti-silencing elements, the...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

The Company's adjuvant gives 70% prevention of infection in primates Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB/OTCBB: GOVX), announced today that it is expanding its preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine development effort in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Specifically, the HVTN plans to clinically test a novel vaccine...

2011-04-11 06:00:00

ATLANTA, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB/OTCBB: GOVX), announced today that it is expanding its preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine development effort in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Specifically, the HVTN plans to clinically test a novel vaccine product developed by GeoVax scientists that expresses human...

2011-04-04 22:24:21

Killer T cells begin to divide en route to virus-infected tissue, allowing them to hit the ground running when they arrive, according to a study published online on April 4 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (www.jem.org). Cytotoxic ("killer") T cells (CTL) defend the body against viruses by attacking infected cells. In order to outpace a rapidly replicating virus, CTL must bolster their numbers via cell division. But early cell division is a slow process, requiring nearly a full day for...

2011-04-04 05:02:00

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS), a developer of innovative medical approaches to treat solid tumor cancers with unmet medical needs, announced today that on March 24, 2011 it completed its acquisition of certain assets of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO) and entered into a license agreement with Inovio, pursuant to the terms of an asset purchase agreement with Inovio entered into on March 14, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-03-21 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has received a U.S. Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research Grant to test the feasibility of delivering DNA vaccines by intradermal electroporation simultaneously to two or more spatially distinct sites on the body. The purpose of such a prototype...

2011-03-17 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: INO) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Total revenue was $2.4 million and $6.1 million for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010, compared to $2.6 million and $9.1 million for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. Total operating expenses for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010, were $7.6 million and $25.4 million,...

2011-03-15 03:01:00

SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ONCSD), a developer of innovative and proprietary medical approaches to treat solid tumor cancers with unmet medical needs, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO) providing for the purchase by OncoSec of certain non-DNA vaccine technology and intellectual property relating to electroporation technology useful for electrochemical and cytokine based...

2011-03-15 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has signed an agreement with OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ONCS.D) providing for the sale to OncoSec of certain non-DNA vaccine technology and intellectual property relating to electroporation technology useful for electrochemical and cytokine based immune...