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2011-04-26 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) announced today the appointments of Louis Fries III, M.D., as Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs, and Jane Halpern, Ph.D., as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Before joining Novavax, Dr. Fries was Director, Global Clinical Development at GSK Biologicals, North America and Dr. Halpern was Staff Scientist and Regulatory Affairs Specialist at the Vaccine Research Center of the National Institute of...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) announced that its virus-like particle (VLP) influenza vaccine has been named by the editors of R&D Directions magazine as one of the top "100 great investigational drugs in development" today. In its tenth annual list of promising clinical compounds, R&D Directions cited Novavax's virus-like-particle technology as a promising new approach to producing vaccines to prevent seasonal, H1N1 and avian influenza....

2011-04-02 01:55:51

Parents also trust family, friends and celebrities, survey finds Most parents get their information about vaccines from their children's doctors, but some also consider public health officials, other parents, friends and family members and even celebrities as sources of vaccine information. These are the results of a national survey conducted by University of Michigan researchers to determine how much parents trust different sources of information in regards to vaccines, as well as to...

2011-04-01 11:22:00

Parents also trust family, friends and celebrities, survey finds ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents get their information about vaccines from their children's doctors, but some also consider public health officials, other parents, friends and family members and even celebrities as sources of vaccine information. These are the results of a national survey conducted by University of Michigan researchers to determine how much parents trust different...

2011-03-21 06:00:00

-The Company launches the clinical development of its seasonal flu vaccine- QUEBEC CITY, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced that the first dose of vaccine has been administered thereby initiating the Company's phase I H1N1 influenza VLP vaccine candidate ("H1N1 vaccine")...

2011-03-10 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today the unblinding of the Phase I clinical trial results for the adult population for its proprietary inactivated vaccine against human enterovirus 71 (EV71), which causes hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD). The preliminary Phase I results for the EV71 vaccine in adults showed a good safety profile and preliminary immunogenicity profile....

2011-03-03 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today it submitted the application to commence clinical trials for its 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on March 3, 2011. Sinovac initiated its PCV research program in 2008. The vaccine targets infants under two years old. The target population in China is estimated at 34...

2011-02-28 18:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) announced today an agreement to license its proprietary, recombinant virus-like-particle (VLP) vaccine technology to LG Life Sciences, Ltd. (LGLS). Under the agreement, LGLS receives an exclusive license to manufacture, develop and commercialize influenza vaccines using Novavax's recombinant VLP technology in South Korea. LGLS also receives a non-exclusive license to manufacture, develop and commercialize influenza...

2011-02-23 12:50:15

Dengue vaccine could be developed by as early as 2015 At least one dengue vaccine could be licensed within the next 4 years, as manufacturers are speeding up the development process for multiple dengue vaccine candidates in collaboration with health authorities and developing countries to expedite the necessary testing, clinical trial design, and licensure, a team of leading scientists said. "A number of important issues have been identified for regulatory review of dengue vaccines, while...

2011-02-23 07:30:00

LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today will participate in the first international bell-ringing event by a company listed on NYSE Euronext. The events will acknowledge past successes and future challenges in the battle to eradicate polio at the stock exchanges in New York, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Lisbon. "Sanofi Pasteur stands shoulder to shoulder with...