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EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Khursheed Anwer, Ph.D., to President and Chief Scientific Officer
Date:6/3/2009

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- EGEN, Inc. (EGEN), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in nucleic acid therapeutics and delivery, announced today that Khursheed Anwer, Ph.D., has been promoted to President and Chief Scientific Officer. He will succeed Danny H. Lewis, Ph.D., who has retired from the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Lewis will continue to support the company on scientific and business affairs and retain his position on EGEN's Board of Directors.

"The Board would like to thank Dr. Lewis for his invaluable contributions over the past five years. Under Dr. Lewis' leadership EGEN has developed a proprietary technology platform, moved a novel cancer product through two human clinical trials, developed a family of RNAi delivery technologies and put the Company on solid financial footing. We are delighted that he will continue his contributions as a member of EGEN's Board of Directors," said Milton Harris, Ph.D., Chairman of EGEN. "At the same time, we are excited to have Dr. Anwer assume the role of President. He has demonstrated impressive strategic and leadership skills, advancing EGEN's science from the bench to the clinic. We are pleased to have him lead the continued development of EGEN's novel technology for RNAi delivery and clinical development of its oncology product."

"This is an excellent time to transition EGEN's leadership," said Dr. Lewis. "EGEN is in good shape on all fronts, but especially with the team of people EGEN has in all roles. It has been a pleasure to be part of this group. We are fortunate to have a scientific leader like Dr. Anwer available to take the helm."

Dr. Anwer possesses more than 15 years of management and scientific leadership experience in the biotechnology industry and has authored more than 40 publications during his active career in research and development. He has served EGEN in a variety of scientific leadership p
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