Navigation Links
Amarillo Biosciences Appoints Dr. Stephen Chen as Chairman and CEO

AMARILLO, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: AMAR) today announced that Dr. Stephen T. Chen has been appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.  Dr. Joseph Cummins will remain as President and become Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Chen has been a director of the company since February 1996. He received a PhD degree in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1977 with an emphasis on drug delivery systems.

Dr. Chen has over thirty years of international business experience, including an extensive background in pharmaceutical product acquisition and licensing, development of joint venture agreements, execution of business strategy, and leadership of start-up companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and nutraceutical industries. Dr. Chen has held executive positions in R&D and business development at several major pharmaceutical companies, including Burroughs Wellcome (presently GlaxoSmithKline), Miles Pharmaceuticals (presently Bayer), ICI America (presently AstraZeneca), and Ciba-Geigy (presently Novartis).

About Amarillo Biosciences

Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. is a U.S. biotechnology firm operating in global partnership with the Hayashibara Group, which also holds 4% of Amarillo Biosciences shares and has provided over $18 million in loans, grants and equity investments. The Company's primary focus is extensive and ongoing R&D into the use of low-dose, orally administered interferon as a treatment for a variety of conditions, including influenza, hepatitis C, chronic cough, and opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV positive. The Company has invested nearly $40 million to establish oral interferon as a therapeutic agent. The majority of those funds were invested in clinical trials in an effort to achieve FDA approval for interferon. Additional information is available on the web at

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties related to product development, uncertainties related to the need for regulatory and other government approvals, dependence on proprietary technology, uncertainty of market acceptance of oral interferon or the Company's other product candidates and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see "Item 1. Description of Business" and "Item 7A. Qualitative and Quantitative Disclosures about Market Risk" of the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. 

Investor Relations: Philippe Niemetz

PAN Consultants, Ltd.
Tel: 212-344-6464

Fax: 212-618-1276


Joseph M. Cummins

President and COO


Tel: 806-376-1741

Fax: 806-376-9301


SOURCE Amarillo Biosciences, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Amarillo Biosciences Issues Corporate Update
2. Amarillo Biosciences Teams with Animal Shelters to Improve Health and Enhance Immunity of Cats and Dogs
3. Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference
4. GeneLink Biosciences Completes Sale of GeneWize Life Sciences
5. Ambit Biosciences to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
6. Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the 14th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference
7. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Conference Call and Webcast
8. Sofie Biosciences Is Awarded a US Patent on a Family of Novel PET Probes for Use in Oncology and Immunology
9. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
10. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of New Data from ZFP Therapeutic® Program in Hemophilia B at American Society for Hematology Meeting
11. Coronado Biosciences Announces Phase 1 Results of CNDO-109 in AML to be Presented at the American Society of Hematology
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... While ... machines such as the Cary 5000 and the 6000i models are higher end machines ... is the height of the spectrophotometer’s light beam from the bottom of the cuvette ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... Mosio, a leader in clinical research ... Recruitment and Retention Tips.” Partnering with experienced clinical research professionals, Mosio revisits the ... tools, and strategies for clinical researchers. , “The landscape of how patients receive ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016   Boston Biomedical , an industry ... to target cancer stemness pathways, announced that its ... Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug ... including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin is an ... cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, and is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... A person commits a crime, and the detective ... the criminal down. An outbreak of foodborne illness ... (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down the bacteria that ... It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used a complex, cutting-edge ... illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole genome sequencing is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/28/2016)... -- First quarter 2016:   , Revenues ... first quarter of 2015 The gross margin was 49% ... and the operating margin was 40% (-13) Earnings per ... from operations was SEK 249.9 M (21.2) , Outlook ... 7,000-8,500 M. The operating margin for 2016 is estimated ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... CHICAGO , April 15, 2016  A ... companies make more accurate underwriting decisions in a ... offering timely, competitively priced and high-value life insurance ... health screenings. With Force Diagnostics, rapid ... and lifestyle data readings (blood pressure, weight, pulse, ...
(Date:3/31/2016)... 31, 2016   ... the "Company") LegacyXChange is excited to release ... soon to be launched online site for trading 100% ... ) will also provide potential shareholders a sense of ... to an industry that is notorious for fraud. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):