Dr. David S. Young awarded "Most Innovative" award by the Association of
Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
TORONTO, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ARIUS Research Inc. (TSX: ARI), a biotechnology company discovering and developing the next wave of antibody therapeutics, today announced that Dr. David S. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer, received the "Most Innovative" award at the Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Awards, held on April 5th, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario.
"The FunctionFIRST(TM) antibody discovery platform pioneered by our CEO is the foundation of our company and exemplifies the exceptional innovation that this award honours," said Warren Whitehead, Chief Financial Officer of ARIUS. "As we transition to a clinical company this year, we are proud that ARIUS' mission to generate and develop anti-cancer, antibody drugs has been recognized through this honour."
The Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Awards, sponsored by the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACCE), annually recognizes high achievements by business people and entrepreneurs who have strengthened the competitiveness of Chinese Canadian business community in the global market. The Most Innovative Award is presented to an individual, team of individuals or company who have demonstrated exceptional innovation in their given field and contributed great value to the marketplace.
ARIUS is a biotechnology company discovering and developing the next
wave of antibody therapeutics. Established in 1999, ARIUS has built a
proprietary technology platform, FunctionFIRST(TM), that rapidly identifies
and selects antibodies based on their functional ability to affect disease.
This antibody generation engine has enabled ARIUS to assemble a portfolio
of more than 500 antibody candidates. In addition to the antibodies it is
developing in-house, ARIUS has ongoing partnerships with key biotechnology
and drug development companies.
|SOURCE ARIUS Research Inc.|
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