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FDA Approves Flublok Flu Vaccine
2013-01-17 19:32:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new flu vaccine won regulatory approval on Wednesday and its limited supplies are expected to be available this winter. Protein Sciences won the approval for Flublok, which is made with a process that does not require the virus to be grown in chicken eggs. “This approval represents a technological advance in the manufacturing of an influenza vaccine,” Dr. Karen Midthun, a senior official at the U.S. Food and...

2010-11-03 08:00:00

MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 3, 2010./PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation (PSC) announced today that the Company and its management have reached an agreement with Emergent BioSolutions, Inc (Emergent) resolving all remaining issues from the failed attempt by Emergent to purchase PSC's assets in June 2008. As a result, all litigation will be dismissed with prejudice and all other entanglements between the two companies will be ended. Daniel Adams, Executive Chairman, said, "With this deal...

2010-02-18 13:01:00

MERIDEN, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation (PSC) announced today that its Board of Directors adopted a succession plan under which Dr. Manon Cox, MBA, currently the Company's Chief Operating Officer, has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2010. Daniel Adams, currently Chairman, President and CEO will then assume the role of Executive Chairman. PSC also announced that 2009 was a solidly profitable and cash flow positive year...

2009-09-14 15:51:00

MERIDEN, Conn., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation (PSC) announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court in Delaware granted PSC's motion to dismiss the involuntary bankruptcy case filed against it by Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. The Court found the involuntary bankruptcy was not in the best interests of PSC and its creditors. About PSC PSC is a privately held biopharmaceutical company based in Meriden, Connecticut, whose mission it is to save lives and improve...

2009-06-24 06:10:00

On Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that a U.S. company was awarded a $35 million contract to develop a flu vaccine using insect cell technology. "The technology has advanced in recent years to a point that we believe it could help meet a surge in demand for US-based vaccine for seasonal and pandemic flu," said U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The A(H1N1) virus, commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in Mexico in April and has killed 231 people...

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