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2011-03-21 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has received a U.S. Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research Grant to test the feasibility of delivering DNA vaccines by intradermal electroporation simultaneously to two or more spatially distinct sites on the body. The purpose of such a prototype...

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...

2011-02-24 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that Dr. J. Joseph Kim, President and CEO will present a company overview at the Cowen & Co. 31st Annual Health Care Conference being held March 7-9 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Inovio Presentation: March 9, 2011 at 8:00 am EST...

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...

2011-02-22 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that the company will make presentations at two partnering and scientific conferences: BioPartnering North America Kevin Rassas, Sr. VP, Business Development, will present a corporate overview on Inovio at the 9th Annual BioPartnering North America conference being held in...

2011-02-18 15:27:07

Nasal spray vs. injection -- what would you prefer? Adelaide researchers have taken a step closer to the development of a universal flu vaccine, with results of a recent study showing that a vaccine delivered by a simple nasal spray could provide protection against influenza. University of Adelaide researcher Dr Darren Miller and colleagues have successfully trialled a synthetic universal flu vaccine in mice. The results have appeared this month in a paper in the Journal of General Virology....

2011-02-18 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today presented the final safety and immunogenicity results from its 2009 H1N1 virus-like particle (VLP) pandemic influenza vaccine clinical trial in Mexico at the invitation-only 7th World Health Organization Meeting (WHO) on Evaluation of Pandemic Influenza Vaccines in Clinical Trials. The meeting was held at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland where Dr. Gregory...

2011-02-15 06:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 15 /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 Ms. Nathalie Landry, Vice President of Product Development, is invited to present at the 7(th) WHO meeting on evaluation of pandemic influenza prototype vaccines in clinical trials. The conference is being held at the World...

2011-02-09 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) a clinical-stage vaccine company, announced today that Dr. Gregory Glenn, Chief Medical Officer of Novavax, will be presenting safety and immunogenicity data from its pivotal 2009 A/H1N1 virus-like particle (VLP) pandemic influenza vaccine clinical trial in Mexico, at the invitation-only 7th WHO Meeting on Evaluation of Pandemic Influenza Vaccines in Clinical Trials. The meeting is being held February 17-18, 2011 at...

2011-02-08 07:44:00

-The Company launches the clinical development of its seasonal flu vaccine- QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 8 /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 it has received Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") clearance for its phase I H1N1 influenza VLP vaccine candidate ("H1N1 vaccine") clinical trial in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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