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2014-01-06 04:21:45

In-license Vaccine Technology for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) from Mymetics TOKYO, ROCKVILLE, Md. and EPALINGES, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (Astellas) and ClearPath Development Company (ClearPath) announced today a strategic partnership to form a portfolio of development companies focused on vaccines targeting infectious diseases. The partnership was established to support Astellas' goal of building a global vaccine franchise and launched...

2011-04-21 04:56:00

BERNE, Switzerland, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pevion Biotech AG today announced that Jean-Paul Prieels has joined its Board of Directors. Until January 2011, Dr. Prieels was Senior Vice President Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. Jean-Paul Prieels joined GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals in 1987 as Associate Director R&D Projects Evaluation. His responsibilities gradually expanded to lead the global vaccine R&D development activities in Rixensart,...

2011-02-10 05:49:00

ITTIGEN, Switzerland and BERN, Switzerland, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pevion Biotech Ltd. today announced the appointment of Didier Hoch as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Until recently, Dr Hoch was President of Sanofi-Pasteur MSD, where he played a pivotal role in launching innovative vaccines, such as Gardasil(R), in Europe. Prior to his position as President of Sanofi-Pasteur MSD from 2000 until 2010, Didier Hoch was Vice President Africa & Middle East at Aventis...

2010-11-11 03:52:00

ITTIGEN and BERN, Switzerland, November 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pevion Biotech AG today announced positive preliminary results from a Phase I study of PEV7, the first vaccine against recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC). Also known as chronic recurrent thrush, RVVC is a highly debilitating condition, which affects an estimated 3-6% of women worldwide. Vaccination of the first study group has been completed and demonstrated that PEV7 is safe and well-tolerated in all subjects and...

2010-09-07 03:59:00

BERNE, Switzerland, September 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pevion Biotech AG announced today the appointment of Evert Kueppers as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Thomas Stauffer. "We would like to thank Thomas for his excellent contributions over the years and wish him all the best in his new position," said Klaus Breiner of BB Biotech Ventures and Chairman of the Board of Directors. "We are very pleased that we could attract Evert to become the new CEO of Pevion. With his...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'