Navigation Links
BioVex Appoints Dr. Thaddeus Pullano as VP, Quality Assurance
Date:8/19/2007

WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a biotechnology company developing clinical stage treatments for cancer and the prevention of infectious disease, announced today that it has appointed Dr. Thaddeus Pullano, 53, as Vice President of Quality Assurance.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070815/NYW022 )

Previously, Dr. Pullano served as the Vice President of Quality Systems for Acambis from 2003 to 2007. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of Quality Systems, including oversight of vaccine manufacturing and clinical quality assurance. Prior to joining Acambis, Dr. Pullano was responsible for quality assurance at Transkaryotic Therapies as the Company transitioned from R&D to manufacturing operations. He has also held a number of positions in quality assurance at Wyeth Vaccines. Dr. Pullano holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Southern California and a BS in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Philip Astley-Sparke, President & CEO of BioVex Inc, said:

"Thad has direct and extensive experience with quality systems supporting the manufacture and release of biologics for clinical trials and commercial sale. He becomes part of the core team dedicated to moving our Woburn manufacturing facility, which will supply Phase III and launch grade material, towards operational status."

About BioVex

BioVex is a privately held biotechnology Company based in Woburn. MA. The Company is developing a new class of potent biologics for the treatment of cancer and prevention of infectious disease.

BioVex's lead cancer program, OncoVEX(GM-CSF), is an oncolytic virus that selectively destroys tumor cells accompanied by the induction of a systemic immune response. OncoVEX(GM-CSF) is currently completing a Phase II clinical trial for melanoma and Phase I/II clinical trials for head & neck cancer and pancreatic cancer. Preliminary data from these studies has been very encouraging demonstrating OncoVEX(GM-CSF) has the potential to treat both local and metastatic disease. The Company is currently preparing for an initial registration study in melanoma where multiple responses have been demonstrated in an ongoing Phase II trial testing OncoVEX(GM-CSF) as stand alone therapy in patients with stage IIIc and stage IV metastatic disease.

The Company's second program is a vaccine for genital herpes, ImmunoVEX(HSV2), which provides complete protection in animal models of the disease. A Phase I study with ImmunoVEX(HSV2) is scheduled to initiate later this year.

For more information visit the company's website at http://www.biovex.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE BioVex

Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.

Related biology technology :

1. Sharon Ethanol appoints operations director
2. Kyron appoints former AMA chairman to board
3. Brady appoints GE efficiency expert as CTO
4. Merge Healthcare appoints new CEO, reports $215 million Q2 loss
5. Johnson Controls appoints Roell to head EOC
6. SecurePipe appoints two senior execs
7. Milwaukees PointOne appoints new president and CEO
8. Third Wave appoints new chairman
9. Midwest Venture Summit disappoints; Cato grades Midwest governors
10. Sonic Foundry appoints Engineering Dean and Cometa CEO to Board of Directors
11. TeraMEDICA Appoints Prekop as New President
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... October 12, ... ... York Academy of Sciences today announced the three Winners and six Finalists of ... Awards are given annually by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, ... ... ) has launched Rosalind™, the first-ever genomics analysis platform specifically designed for ... complexity. Named in honor of pioneering researcher Rosalind Franklin, who made a ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Proscia Inc ... hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology is going digital. Is your lab ready?” with ... adoption best practices and how Proscia improves lab economics and realizes an increase ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Tampa Bay, Florida (PRWEB) , ... October 11, ... ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its ... antibody (sdAb) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/18/2017)... Inc., a global expert in SoC-based imaging and computing solutions, has ... features the company,s hybrid codec technology. A demonstration utilizing TeraFaces ® ... be showcased during the upcoming Medtec Japan at Tokyo Big Sight ... Las Vegas Convention Center April 24-27. ... Click here for an image of the ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... ... at a CAGR of 30.37% during the period 2017-2021. ... based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. ... the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... 2017 Today HYPR Corp. , leading ... component of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® ... security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 ... secured over 15 million users across the financial services ... home product suites and physical access represent a growing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):