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2014-05-29 16:26:48

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) announced today that C. Richter (Rick) King, PhD, has been named Director of Research & Development (R&D). MVI drives the development of safe and effective vaccines to combat malaria. Malaria still kills more than 600,000 people worldwide, and half the world's population remains at risk of contracting the disease. Dr. King is an accomplished scientist with more than 25 years of...

Parasite-Blocking Antigen Discovery May Lead To Malaria Vaccine
2014-05-23 08:37:58

[ Watch the Video: Protein May Lead To Malaria Vaccine ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malaria remains a dangerous disease in the developing world, killing more than 627,000 people a year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Because most deaths associated with malaria occur in children in Sub-Saharan Africa, finding a vaccine against the deadly virus is all too important. New research, by a team from Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), has uncovered...

2014-05-21 04:21:27

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that Dr. Joseph Kim, President and CEO, will give a corporate presentation at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference taking place June 2-5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Inovio PresentationMonday, June 2, 20148:00 AM ET A live webcast of Dr. Kim's presentation can be accessed at the following URL: http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff82/INO. An archived version of...

2014-05-13 04:22:33

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today it acquired worldwide rights (excluding China) for early preclinical therapies addressing Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis based on the academic research of Dr. Bin Wang, a professor at Fudan University's Shanghai Medical College. Dr. Wang is a pioneer in the field of DNA therapies, having worked closely with Dr. David Weiner at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wang was the...

2014-05-05 04:22:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that it will host a conference call and live webcast to report its first quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET. Management will discuss first quarter earnings and expectations for the current and upcoming quarters. The audio presentation will be broadcast online at http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=172676. Investors can also access...

2014-04-29 20:27:40

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company Sanaria Inc.( )aims to raise at least $250,000 in 30 days on Indiegogo.com, a crowdfunding website. The campaign launches on May 6, 2014. Funds will be dedicated to the development of SporoBot(TM), a robot that will dissect mosquito salivary glands. By replacing manual microdissection of mosquito salivary glands, Sporobot(TM) will automate a key step in the manufacturing process of Sanaria(®) PfSPZ...

How Does The Immune System Protects Children From Malaria?
2014-04-18 13:30:52

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases According to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens, children who live in regions of the world where malaria is common can mount an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that may enable them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially control the growth of malaria parasites in their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the disease...

2014-04-02 16:31:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanaria received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held March 25 in Washington DC during the 14th World Vaccine Congress. Vaccines from Sanofi Pasteur, GSK, and Novartis were among the 6 finalists competing with Sanaria. The awardee, Sanaria® PfSPZ Vaccine, demonstrated complete protection against malaria in all volunteers (6/6) who received high dose immunizations in a...

2014-04-01 04:20:52

Immunotherapy and Vaccine Leader Also Promotes Three Executives in Legal, Clinical and Investor Relations BLUE BELL, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced the appointment of E.J. Brandreth as Vice President of Quality. He will be responsible for all quality and compliance functions for a company that is moving forward with numerous late and early stage clinical trials and scaling up manufacturing and other operational areas to support...

2014-03-26 04:20:59

Biotech Judged First-in-Class for Cervical Pre-Cancer Immunotherapy (VGX-3100), Which Reports Phase II Results Mid-year 2014 BLUE BELL, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that it was recognized with three industry awards at the World Vaccine Congress, which is being held this week in Washington, D.C. The Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards recognize outstanding vaccine advancements and achievements of therapeutic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.