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2013-01-29 08:29:39

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that its OrbeShield(TM) (oral beclomethasone 17,21-dipropionate or oral BDP) development program for the treatment of GI ARS has received "Fast Track" designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Soligenix has also previously received Orphan Drug designation from the FDA for oral BDP for the prevention of death...

2013-01-07 08:28:28

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that pursuant to review of the Company's white paper on development of OrbeShield(TM) as a countermeasure for the gastrointestinal effects of acute radiation syndrome (GI ARS), the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), Division of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Medical...

2013-01-04 08:22:23

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its review and cleared the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for OrbeShield(TM) (oral beclomethasone 17,21-dipropionate or oral BDP) for the mitigation of morbidity and mortality associated with the gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI-ARS). Soligenix...

2013-01-02 08:22:55

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to OrbeShield(TM)(oral beclomethasone 17,21-dipropionate or oral BDP) for the prevention of death following a potentially lethal dose of total body irradiation during or after a radiation disaster....

2012-10-30 12:33:09

An oral rinse of the antidepressant doxepin significantly eased pain associated with oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck, a study led by Mayo Clinic found. The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting in Boston. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: A video interview with Dr. Miller is available for journalists to download on the Mayo Clinic News Network. "Oral mucositis or mouth sores is a painful and...

2012-09-30 23:03:09

Synedgen Active Agent reduces mortality in animals after exposure to lethal ionizing radiation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Due to the success of an Army funded, preliminary study showing dramatic reduction in animal mortality after treatment with Synedgen´s therapeutic for lethal ionizing radiation, the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity has awarded supplemental funding totaling $213,550 to further Synedgen´s work in radiation protection. The Army´s...

2012-08-17 02:21:57

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology and oncology supportive care, will host an investor call to update investors on MuGard commercialization activities, including progress with pharmacy benefit managers, payers and pharmacy formularies, and other new developments within the program. The investor conference call...

2012-06-28 02:28:08

DALLAS and NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.(OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments in areas of oncology and oncology supportive care, announced that Dr. Ron R. Allison of Carolina Radiation Medicine, Greenville, NC, presented results from its ongoing MuGard Phase 4 clinical trial in oral mucositis (OM) at the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Conference in New York City. The presentation summarized data...

2012-06-26 02:28:13

DALLAS and NEW YORK, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, today announced that the results of a recent interim analysis of data from an ongoing MuGard clinical trial will be presented at a joint international symposium of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)...

2012-06-12 06:26:36

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company developing oral antibody drugs, announced today that Michael D. Rivard has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Rivard has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and has held senior management positions in corporate development at ArQule, Inc., Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp., Galenea Corp., and VaxDesign Corporation. Mr. Rivard also...