Navigation Links
Anacor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Kurt Jarnagin Vice President of Biological Research
Date:8/4/2008

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Anacor Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has appointed Kurt Jarnagin, Ph.D., as its Vice President of Biological Research.

"We are pleased to welcome Kurt to the company," said Jacob Plattner, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research at Anacor Pharmaceuticals. "Kurt is a noted expert in the field of small molecule drugs involved in inflammation and his expertise will enrich our team as we continue to expand our pipeline fed by our boron chemistry platform."

Previously, Dr. Jarnagin was with Iconix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., serving as Vice President of Biology and Chemogenomics and Vice President of New Technology and Translational Medicine from 1998 to 2007. Dr. Jarnagin also held research leadership roles at Roche Pharmaceuticals (Palo Alto) from 1994 to 1998 and at Syntex Research, a specialty pharmaceutical company acquired by Roche, from 1986 to 1994.

At Iconix he directed the development of the DrugMatrix and ToxFX products -- tools and decision-making resources that aid scientists in the selection and prioritization of novel drugs. At Roche and Syntex he focused on drug discovery, targeting receptors and enzymes involved in inflammation, arthritis and asthma. Dr. Jarnagin was awarded the Fry-E. Werele International Kinin Chemistry Prize for work in the bradykinin field. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers and has several granted patents.

Dr. Jarnagin carried out highly cited studies of the insulin receptor at the Hormone Research Institute of the University of California, San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

About Anacor Pharmaceuticals

Anacor is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule therapeutics derived from its boron chemistry platform. Anacor has focused initially on developing topical applications of its compounds to treat fungal, bacterial and inflammatory diseases. Anacor's most advanced product candidate is AN2690, a novel topical antifungal in development for the treatment of toenail onychomycosis, which is a fungal infection of the nail and nail bed. AN2690 is licensed to Schering-Plough under a worldwide development and commercialization agreement for all indications including the treatment of onychomycosis. Anacor also has a research and development collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline for the discovery, development, manufacture and worldwide commercialization of novel systemic therapeutics for viral and bacterial diseases utilizing Anacor's boron-based chemistry. For more information visit http://www.anacor.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Anacor Pharmaceuticals
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Anacor to Present Clinical and Preclinical Data on Topical Anti-Inflammatory Candidates, AN2728 and AN2898, at the International Investigative Dermatology 2008 Conference
2. GlaxoSmithKline and Anacor Pharmaceuticals Form Alliance to Develop Systemic Antivirals and Antibiotics Based on Boron Chemistry
3. Anacor Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
4. Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America 2008 Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference
5. VIA Pharmaceuticals to Present at 13th Annual IBC Life Sciences Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress
6. Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Present at Bank of America 2008 Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference
7. Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 4th Annual Moores UCSD Cancer Center Translational Oncology Symposium
8. Idenix Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America 2008 Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference
9. Vista Partners Updates Coverage on Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: RPTP)
10. Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on August 5, 2008
11. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals To Announce Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on August 7, 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/27/2017)... 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("InMed") (CSE: IN; ... Friday, February 24, 2017 a total of 10,672,750 common share ... per common share. Proceeds from the exercise of these warrants ... Treasury.   ... "We are grateful for this expression of confidence by our ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... and HAMILTON, Bermuda ... (NASDAQ: ADXS ) and ... companies focused on developing cancer immunotherapies, today announced ... develop a novel cancer immunotherapy agent using Advaxis, ... SELLAS, patented WT1 targeted heteroclitic peptide antigen mixture ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... ... The Catalyst Midwest premix manufacturing facility has been certified as organic, ... label organic services. , The first organic product is Organic 18 Percent Layer Feed, ... Marketing, which owns the facility. , Catalyst already has received the Safe Feed/Safe ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... can be safely completed in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) with satisfactory clinical ... and previous two-year TDR studies. , Jake Lubinski, president of AxioMed, commented ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/13/2017)... , Feb. 13, 2017  RSA Conference -- ... platform that is designed to enhance fraud detection ... release in the RSA Fraud & Risk Intelligence ... organizations to leverage additional insights from internal and ... to better protect their customers from targeted cybercrime ...
(Date:2/8/2017)... Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE ), a leading supplier of ... quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. ... compared to $6.9 million in the same quarter last year. ... million compared to $2.6 million in the fourth quarter of ... $0.5 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, which compares to ...
(Date:2/7/2017)... Ind. , Feb. 7, 2017 Zimmer ... leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, will present at the LEERINK ... New York Palace Hotel on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 ... live webcast of the presentation can be accessed at ... replay following the conference via Zimmer Biomet,s Investor Relations ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):