CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highlighting the company's expectations for the future as well as its current product pipeline, Michael V. Novinski, President and CEO of Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMIS), was featured in an extensive interview published recently in The Wall Street Transcript (TWST). Established more than 40 years ago, TWST interviews the leaders of financial markets, including CEOs, analysts and money managers, and publishes their viewpoints, opinions and recommendations.
In his interview, Mr. Novinski discussed the two most important objectives for the company moving forward: "We want to bring our technology to the commercial level as soon as possible," he said, "and build our early and mid-stage pipeline with additional partnerships, expecting to add three new partnerships during 2008."
Mr. Novinski also explained Emisphere's proprietary eligen(R) technology and its applications for drug delivery to address a number of medical conditions. He said that the technology needs to come from the clinical experimental stage to the commercial level. "At that point we will be able to demonstrate that, in fact, our technology can provide benefits to the population at large, for whatever treatment it is we are talking about," Mr. Novinski explained.
One of those treatments is for Vitamin B12 deficiency. Emisphere has completed two successful animal studies using its eligen(R) technology for an oral formulation of Vitamin B12, and expects to be conducting studies in humans by mid-year, Mr. Novinski told TWST. "We believe there should be an opportunity to commercialize our technology [with our oral Vitamin B12 formulation] as early as next year."
Mr. Novinski also discussed t
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