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2011-02-02 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 2, 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 the publication of a scientific paper in the journal Human Vaccines detailing potent immune responses in a preclinical study of Inovio's SynCon(TM) DNA vaccine for prostate cancer targeting two antigens. While current prostate cancer therapies target single antigens, in this...

2011-01-31 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 31, 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 the regulatory approval of a Phase 2 clinical trial (WIN Trial) to treat leukemia utilizing Inovio's new ELGEN 1000 automated vaccine delivery device. This open-label, multi-center clinical trial being run by the University of Southampton is evaluating a DNA vaccine to treat...

2011-01-27 15:15:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 27, 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 the closing of the sale to a single institutional investor of 21,130,400 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to 10,565,200 additional shares of its common stock. The shares of common stock and warrants were sold in units consisting of one share of common...

2010-10-07 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB/OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), a biotechnology company that creates, develops and tests innovative HIV/AIDS vaccines, has been issued via an exclusive license from Emory University, a US Patent for its "DNA expression vectors and methods of use." Issued on September 14, 2010, the patent claims cover novel vectors and novel HIV vaccine inserts. Harriet Robinson, Chief Scientific Officer and lead inventor on the patent said, "This...

2010-10-01 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), a biotechnology company that creates, develops and tests innovative HIV/AIDS vaccines, presented the results of a study using granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) as an adjuvant for the GeoVax DNA/MVA vaccine at the AIDS Vaccine 2010 conference held in Atlanta from September 28 to October 1. The talk, given on Thursday, September 30 in...

2010-09-27 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), a biotechnology company that creates, develops and tests innovative HIV/AIDS vaccines, will present the results of a study using granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) as an adjuvant for the GeoVax DNA/MVA vaccine at the AIDS Vaccine 2010 conference to be held in Atlanta from September 28 to October 1. The talk, to be given on Thursday,...

2010-09-16 08:40:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NasdaqCM: GNBT; www.generex.com) today announced presentations in respect of the technologies and development products of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). The presentations were made at the conference Gene based Vaccines: Optimizing Development and Delivery 2010 held September 13 and 14, 2010 in Vienna, Austria and at the Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Summit held in...

2010-06-15 14:12:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flu vaccine delivered through skin patches containing microneedles has proven at least as effective at preventing influenza in mice as intramuscular, hypodermic flu immunization. A team of researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University believes the new microneedle skin patch method of delivering flu vaccine could improve overall seasonal and pandemic vaccination coverage in people because of stronger immune responses,...

2010-06-09 12:57:58

An inexpensive system for earlier disease diagnosis could save innumerable lives. It would also have a profound impact on the nation's healthcare industry, currently buckling under the strain of spiraling costs. Now Dr. Bart Legutki, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has pioneered a method for profiling the immune system, using clues provided by antibody activity to track an individual's state of health.  The work was done in collaboration with Dr....

2010-05-24 13:44:36

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine for the first time have determined that bone marrow cells play a critical role in fighting respiratory viruses, making the bone marrow a potential therapeutic target, especially in people with compromised immune systems. They have found that during infections of the respiratory tract, cells produced by the bone marrow are instructed by proteins to migrate to the lungs to help fight infection. The data are published in the current issue of Cell...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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