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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...

2010-09-30 19:43:24

An experimental vaccine intended to prevent genital herpes disease in women, although generally safe and well-tolerated, proved ineffective when tested in the recently concluded clinical study known as the Herpevac Trial for Women. The Phase 3 trial, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals, based in Belgium, with support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, began in 2002. A total of 8,323 women aged 18-30...

2010-09-27 11:12:00

LYON, France, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that it has signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of VaxDesign, a privately held U.S. biotechnology company, based in Orlando, Florida, that develops, manufactures and markets in vitro models of the human immune system. VaxDesign is the developer of the Modular IMmune In-vitro Construct (MIMIC(R))...

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...

2010-09-13 12:30:00

SWIFTWATER, Pa., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that it has filed a Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Fluzone®( )Intradermal (Influenza Virus Vaccine). The file has been accepted by the FDA and an action date is anticipated in the first half of 2011. "Upon FDA licensure, this new formulation of Sanofi...

2010-07-30 08:00:00

SWIFTWATER, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that shipping of the 2010-2011 formulation of its seasonal influenza vaccine Fluzone® Influenza Virus Vaccine is underway in the U.S. This first shipment represents the first of more than 70 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine the company plans to deliver to U.S. health-care providers this season. Sanofi...

2010-07-30 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) has released the first lots of FluLaval® [Influenza Virus Vaccine] allowing distribution in the U.S. to begin for the 2010-2011 flu season. GSK anticipates distribution of Fluarix® [Influenza Virus Vaccine] to follow in the next several weeks. GSK expects to...

2010-07-09 14:14:21

University of Miami researcher uses computer programs to develop a fast and efficient method of generating vaccines for new strains of flu viruses Defeating the flu is challenging because the virus responsible for the disease undergoes frequent changes of its genetic code, making it difficult for scientists to manufacture effective vaccines for the seasonal flu in a timely manner. Now, a University of Miami (UM) computer scientist, Dimitris Papamichail, and a team of researchers from Stony...

2010-07-06 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) announced today the appointment of Gregory Glenn, M.D., as the company's Chief Scientific Officer who will report to Dr. Rahul Singhvi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Novavax. Previously, Dr. Glenn was Chief Scientific Officer and founder of IOMAI Corporation (now Intercell), an associate in international health at Johns Hopkins University's School of Public Health and a clinical and basic research...


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