Navigation Links
FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G a Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Date:7/9/2008

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of all soft tissue sarcomas. This latest approval is the third clinical indication for which Rexin-G has been formally recognized by the FDA in the United States. This latest approval for Rexin-G validates the company's remarkable strategy of addressing a global unmet medical need by caring for one individual patient, one particular type of tumor, one otherwise intractable cancer at a time.

The clinical development of Rexin-G worldwide has been equally remarkable. Beginning with the most serious and life-threatening forms of pancreatic cancer, Rexin-G has demonstrated unprecedented single-agent efficacy in metastatic cancers of the colon, breast, skin, lung, and bone in a progressive program of expanded access that continues to achieve historic milestones. Eschewing any trappings of personal accomplishment, Epeius gives credit to the dedication and efforts of the many pioneering oncologists, the progressive medical institutions, and the conscientious regulatory agencies who have all served to guide Rexin-G, with its elegant tumor-targeting nanotechnologies, to the bedside. Most recently, Rexin-G has been approved in the Philippines for the treatment of all solid tumors that are refractory to standard chemotherapies.

In addition to developing the first and so far only tumor-targeted genetic medicine that has been validated in the clinic, Epeius Biotechnologies has assumed the daunting responsibilities of advancing these enabling platform technologies safely and effectively through an arduous array of regulatory hurdles and medical proofs-of-principle that are required for a radically new medicine. Initial Phase I safety studies established the general safety of Rexin-G, followed by Phase I/II efficacy studies where optimal clinical proto
'/>"/>

SOURCE Epeius Biotechnologies
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. US FDA Grants Pediatric Exclusivity for UCBs Keppra(R)
2. Xceed Molecular Grants Gen-Probe License to Xceeds Flow-Thru Chip(R) Technology for Multiplex Molecular Diagnostics
3. CV Therapeutics Reports Option Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4350
4. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Grants License for Certain Patents and Patent Applications to Wyeth and Elan Pharma International Ltd.
5. Lentigen Corporation Receives Four Research Grants From the National Institutes of Health
6. Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Announces Largest Grants Slate Ever: $100 Million to Speed Delivery of Breast Cancer Discoveries, Cures
7. European Union, State of Brandenburg, Award Grants to Alcat Europe, GmbH
8. FDA Grants Market Clearance to Aerocrine Inc.s NIOX MINO(R): a New Hand-Held Device to Measure Airway Inflammation in Asthma
9. CV Therapeutics Reports Option Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4350
10. United States Patent Office Grants CryoCors Request for Patent Interference
11. Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million in Individual Research Grants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2015)... DIEGO , May 5, 2015  Orexigen Therapeutics, ... for the first quarter 2015 on Friday, May 8 ... by a live webcast and conference call at 8:30 ... The live call may be accessed by phone by ... code 39586962. The webcast can be accessed live on ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Station, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... were announced last week as recipients of the ... Innovation in recognition of their Portable, Continuous, Miniature ... that integrates a small footprint, continuous processing equipment, ... modules) to process API powders and inactive ingredients ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 The ... ), a Massachusetts-based non-profit operating in the public interest, ... affiliate of the Hearst Communications Company, have formed a ... for public outreach and education across the healthcare and ... for the voice of patients and the public to ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... JSS Medical Research Inc., a Montreal based ... of Max Neeman International (MNI), with head office in ... Ahmedabad, Bangalore , Chennai ... regional office is located North Carolina, USA . ... equity investment transaction into JSS with Capital Croissance PME (CCPME), a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:GEA Pharma Systems, G-CON Manufacturing and Pfizer Consortium Receives Best Technology Innovation Award at INTERPHEX 2015 2GEA Pharma Systems, G-CON Manufacturing and Pfizer Consortium Receives Best Technology Innovation Award at INTERPHEX 2015 3ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 2ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 3ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 4JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 2JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 3JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 4
... , ... unemployment rate remained unchanged, health care added another 20,000 jobs. Layoffs were also ... , ... the United States unemployment rate remained unchanged in February, health care continued to add jobs, ...
... which current flows without resistance, have tantalizing applications. But ... effect kicks in, so researchers want to know when ... it into existence at room temperature. Now a ... areas of weak superconductivity hold up at higher temperatures ...
... PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , March 15 ... the "Company") today,announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ... 2009 Financial Highlights:, -- Revenue increased to $41.5 million, ... quarter of 2008;, -- Gross profit increased 21% to ...
Cached Biology Technology:The MedZilla Report for March 2010 - Layoffs Down in February Despite Merck Merger; Health Care Employment Up Again 2The MedZilla Report for March 2010 - Layoffs Down in February Despite Merck Merger; Health Care Employment Up Again 3The MedZilla Report for March 2010 - Layoffs Down in February Despite Merck Merger; Health Care Employment Up Again 4Superconductors on the nanoscale 2BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 2BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 3BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 4BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 5BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 6BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 7BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 8BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 9BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 10BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 11BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 12BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 13BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 14BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 15BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results 16
(Date:3/24/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdgz7h/global_iris ... Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... market to grow at a CAGR of 23.5 percent ... the present scenario and the growth prospects of the ... calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... --  NexID Biometrics LLC, whose spoof-mitigation technology boosts ... the beginning of shipments of version 2.0 of its ... based in Potsdam, N.Y. , is ... began here today at the Walter E. Washington Convention ... SDK boosts the accuracy rate range to 96.5 to ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... BOSTON, Mass , March 23, 2015 SoundView ... shipment of NXT-ID,s (NASDAQ: NXTD ) Wocket smart wallet. SoundView ... world user feedback on their experience with the Wocket in ... experience at CVS, Whole Foods and other retailers, making both ... Kris Tuttle also says, "If the company meets ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019 with 3M Cogent, Bioenable Technologies, Cross Match Technology, Iris ID Systems & Safran Dominating 2NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 3Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 4
... Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University ... Materials Science and Technology Division at the Oak Ridge ... of Engineering. He becomes the fifth NAE member in ... the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded ...
... from the University of California, San Diego School of ... broadly regulates how genetic information transcribed from DNA to ... the myriad of proteins necessary for life. The ... , help explain how a relatively limited number of ...
... biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: implications for heart-healthy diets," published ... examined 26 clinical studies and two meta-analyses to assess ... Of the probiotics examined, L. reuteri NCIMB 30242 (Cardioviva) ... dietary requirements by: , Significantly reducing ...
Cached Biology News:University of Tennessee professor named to National Academy of Engineering 2Global regulator of mRNA editing found 2Heart health through gut health 2
HistoScan AP Universal Goat Kit...
Anti-rat Ig HRP detection kit...
4',6-Diamidino-2-phenylindole dihydrochloride...
One bottle containing 30 ml of protein solution and 0.1% sodium azide....
Biology Products: