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2011-04-14 07:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI), today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has granted European Patent Number EP1545561 entitled "Oligonucleotides for Treatment of Prostate and other Cancers." The patent, licensed from The University of British Columbia, includes coverage for antisense and siRNA compositions that reduce the amount of active Heat Shock Protein 27 (Hsp27) in Hsp27...

2011-03-10 15:01:00

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced its fourth quarter and year end 2010 financial results, reviewed updates to the Company's development programs and provided an outlook for 2011. "Over the course of the last twelve months we've delivered on our corporate objectives to initiate two Phase 3 clinical trials evaluating custirsen in castrate-resistant prostate cancer and a randomized Phase 2...

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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'