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2014-06-20 08:24:10

-- Transaction Forms Fully-Integrated Oncology Discovery and Development Company LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Celsion) (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, today announced the completion of the acquisition by Celsion of substantially all of the assets of EGEN, Inc. (EGEN), a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nucleic acid-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other...

2014-06-10 12:29:51

Non-dilutive Financing Supports Company's Acquisition of EGEN, Inc. LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) today announced that it has closed the second $5 million tranche under its $20 million Loan and Security Agreement dated as of November 25, 2013 with Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC). The proceeds will be used to fund the $3.4 million upfront cash payment associated with Celsion's acquisition of EGEN, Inc.,...

2014-06-10 08:29:59

- Transaction Forms Fully-Integrated Oncology Discovery and Development Company LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Celsion) (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, and EGEN, Inc. (EGEN), a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nucleic acid-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other difficult to treat diseases, today announced the signing of a definitive asset purchase...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EGEN, Inc. today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the company a four-year grant of $1,600,000 to assist in the Phase II clinical development of EGEN-001, the company's lead product. EGEN-001 is under clinical development for the treatment of advanced recurrent ovarian cancer. EGEN has successfully completed two Phase I trials of EGEN-001 in ovarian cancer patients. In the first study, EGEN-001 was administered...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EGEN, Inc. today announced that the first Phase II clinical trial utilizing EGEN-001 for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer is now open for enrollment. The trial is sponsored by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) under an agreement between the GOG and EGEN, Inc., and is being conducted by a network of researchers led by the GOG at member institutions. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital is the first member...

2010-07-27 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SurModics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRDX), a leading provider of drug delivery and surface modification technologies to the healthcare industry and EGEN, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing nucleic acid (DNA and RNAi) therapeutics for the treatment of human diseases, are pleased to announce they have executed a continuation of their feasibility collaboration focused on long-term controlled release of siRNA...

2009-08-07 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- EGEN, Inc. (EGEN), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in nucleic acid therapeutics and delivery, announced today that Jason Fewell, Ph.D., has been promoted from Director of Biology and Pharmacology to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development. Dr. Fewell possesses more than 10 years management and scientific leadership experience in the biotechnology industry and has served at EGEN since 2003 as Director of Biology and...


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  • A spider.
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