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2014-03-26 08:28:41

PRINCETON, N.J., March 26, 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 its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. Soligenix's revenues for the year ended were $3.2 million as compared to $3.1 million for...

2014-03-24 04:22:05

AMSTERDAM, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it will organize a satellite symposium on March 30, 2014 at the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in Milan, Italy. The satellite symposium hosted by Kiadis Pharma is entitled: "Effective T-cell immunotherapy with ATIR(TM) after...

2014-01-29 04:22:00

AMSTERDAM, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Prof. Dr. Angela Krackhardt from the Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technische Universitat Muenchen to lead the project ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it has initiated a collaboration to identify and characterize leukemia-specific T-cells in Kiadis Pharma's lead product ATIR[TM], that would be responsible for the...

2013-12-09 14:08:58

Bortezomib (Velcade) reduces GVHD, boosts survival Adding bortezomib (Velcade) to standard preventive therapy for graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) results in improved outcomes for patients receiving stem-cell transplants from mismatched and unrelated donors, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In a new phase 2 trial, patients treated with bortezomib had lower rates of severe acute GVHD and treatment-related mortality, and experienced better one-year overall...

2013-12-09 10:43:09

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has become more accessible and successful in a wide range of patients as a result of major advances in transplant strategies and technologies. Several studies representing these advances were presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. HSCT is effectively used today as a form of "replacement"...

2013-12-09 10:12:57

A series of advancements in genetically engineered cell therapies demonstrate early efficacy and safety in patients with blood disorders for whom standard treatments have been unsuccessful, according to data showcased today during the 55th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. Today, many patients with newly diagnosed blood disorders – ranging from cancer to rare genetic conditions – respond well to modern treatment regimens. However, for...

2013-12-09 10:11:07

8 of 9 children treated doing well, according to data presented to American Society of Hematology Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has become more accessible and successful in a wide range of patients as a result of major advances in transplant strategies and technologies. Several studies representing these advances were presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual...

2013-12-05 04:20:55

AMSTERDAM, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Prior to the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, today announces that its lead product inventor, Denis-Claude Roy, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Montreal, is providing the following presentation: "Donor lymphocytes selectively photodepleted of alloreactive T cells can fight...

2013-12-02 08:30:44

Clinical Trial Supported by $300,000 NCI Grant PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 2, 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 has initiated a Phase 2, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating...

2013-11-18 04:22:16

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ 6 month follow-up data expected in H1 2014 ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, today announces the successful Phase II enrollment of approximately ten patients of whom the majority have already been transplanted and received ATIR(TM). Kiadis Pharma's lead program, ATIR(TM), is a cell-based product designed to enable...