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2014-03-05 08:20:33

Hawaii Biotech Receives DoD Contract to Develop Anti-Botulism Drug HONOLULU, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, has awarded Hawaii Biotech, Inc., a contract to continue developing drugs to block botulinum toxin, the toxin that causes the life-threatening disease, botulism. There is no therapeutic drug currently available for the treatment of botulism. The award has a first-year period of performance through early 2014, followed...

2014-02-04 12:28:56

HONOLULU, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Hawaii Biotech, Inc. a grant to continue the development of anthrax anti-toxin drugs. The small molecule inhibitors under development block anthrax lethal toxin. The award has a first-year period of performance, through Q1 2014, valued at $1.1 million. The grant for the full five-year period equals $7.4 million. Under...

2008-06-24 02:30:29

Hawaii Biotech, Inc. President and CEO Elliot Parks, Ph.D., announced today that the company has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial study with its West Nile vaccine candidate. The study, being conducted with healthy subjects, is the first clinical trial for the company. "This clinical study is an important milestone in Hawaii Biotech's maturation into a clinical stage company," Parks notes. West Nile Virus (WNV), spread by exposure to infected mosquitoes, can cause serious,...


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