Navigation Links
Immune Design Corp. Announces Appointment of Dr. Bruce L.A. Carter as Executive Chairman and Director

SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design Corp. (IDC) announced today that Dr. Bruce L.A. Carter has joined IDC as Executive Chairman. Dr. Carter has a successful track record in biotechnology executive management. He was the former Chief Executive Officer at ZymoGenetics, in Seattle, WA and Chief Scientific Officer at Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Dr. Steven Reed, IDC's founder and Chief Executive Officer commented, "I am delighted to welcome Dr. Bruce Carter as a new member of IDC's management team and Board of Directors. His appointment and his broad biotech experience signifies our commitment to building a strong company that delivers on its scientific objectives. He is a great addition to IDC."

"With Dr. Steven Reed's expertise on vaccine adjuvants and Dr. David Baltimore's and Dr. Thomas Dubensky's expertise on the lentivirus-based vectors to introduce antigens to dendritic cells, IDC is poised to develop new improved vaccines to a world that desperately needs them," said Dr. Carter.

Dr. Carter possesses a unique combination of strong leadership skills and technical expertise in progressing healthcare products from the bench to the clinic, and ultimately to the people who need them.

Dr. Carter currently serves on the Board of ZymoGenetics, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, the Hyderabad, India based generic drug maker, QLT, Inc. Vancouver, Canada and the nonprofit Global Alliance TB Drug Development Board, New York, NY. He joins IDC after a long career in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arena.

Dr. Carter began his career in drug discovery at G. D. Searle. In 1986, he was appointed as V.P. and Head of Research & Development at ZymoGenetics. In 1994 he became a Corporate Executive V.P. at Novo Nordisk, as well as Chief Scientific Officer. In 2000, Dr. Carter led the negotiations that established ZymoGenetics as an independent company from Novo Nordisk and he became the CEO transforming the company from the research arm of a European company to a company that developed and commercialized Recothrom®.

IDC - Innovative Science

IDC's goal is to develop and commercialize new safe and effective vaccine products to prevent or target infectious and malignant diseases. IDC utilizes proprietary Toll-like receptor-4 agonist adjuvant and lentivirus-based vector platforms, which both target dendritic cells and are used to deliver antigens together with desired immunostimulatory signals.

For more information, go to


Cassie Ostrander 206-826-7901 or

SOURCE Immune Design Corp.

Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. CEL-SCI Collaborators Present Data Suggesting That LEAPS Technology Has Ability to Modify Immune Response
2. RNL BIO Rescues a College Student from Autoimmune Hearing Loss
3. MedImmune Highlights Inflammatory Disease Portfolio at 73rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology
4. Peptimmune to Collaborate on Dengue Virus Vaccine and Point-Of-Care Diagnostic With Two DOD Biomedical Research Facilities
5. Octapharma Aims to Expand U.S. Immune Globulin Therapy Portfolio
6. Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Tony Zook of MedImmune to Board of Directors
7. MarketsandMarkets: Global Autoimmune Treatment Market Worth US$68.81 Billion by 2014
8. Peptimmune Completes Phase Ib Study of PI-2301 in Multiple Sclerosis Patients, and Presentation at ECTRIMS 2009
9. Fast Forward, LLC and Amplimmune, Inc. Join Forces to Speed New Treatments to People with MS**
10. AutoImmune Inc. Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results
11. Transposagen Creates a Rat Model of the Human Immune System
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... Global Biobanking Market 2016 - 2020 report analyzes ... maintaining integrity and quality in long-term samples, minimizing ... long-term cost-effectiveness. Automation minimizes manual errors such as ... technical efficiency. Further, it plays a vital role ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , November 25, 2015 ... cat and human plaque and pave the way for more ... problems in cats     --> ... most commonly diagnosed health problems in cats, yet relatively little ... now. Two collaborative studies have been conducted by researchers from ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris ... that its business and prospects remain fundamentally strong ... Zoptrex™ (zoptarelin doxorubicin) recently received DSMB recommendation to ... completion following review of the final interim efficacy ... 2 Primary Endpoint in men with heavily pretreated ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Oregon , November 25, 2015 ... Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth ... industry.      (Logo: ) ... overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications ... is provided for the international markets including development ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... LA JOLLA, Calif. , Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... released a new report titled, "DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: ... how well the Department of Health and Human Services ... was issued in 2010. --> ... advances, but it also has the potential to pose ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... NEW YORK , Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... wearable technology, announced a partnership with 2XU, a ... accessories, to deliver a smart hat with advanced ... runners and other athletes to monitor key biometrics ... of the strategic partnership, the two companies will bring ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... LAS VEGAS , Oct. 26, 2015 ... in modern authentication and a founding member of the ... its latest version of the Nok Nok™ S3 Authentication ... standards-based authentication that supports existing and emerging methods of ... ideal for organizations deploying customer-facing applications that require Internet ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):