Navigation Links
Novavax Appoints Stanley Erck to Board of Directors

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) announced today the appointment of Stanley Erck to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Erck has more than twenty five years of experience in the biotechnology and health-care industries and served most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Iomai Corporation, a developer of vaccines and immune system therapies that was acquired in 2008 by Intercell. Previously, Mr. Erck was President and Chief Executive Officer of Procept, a publicly traded immunology company, Vice President of Corporate Development at Integrated Genetics (now Genzyme), and in management positions at Baxter International. His appointment brings the number of Novavax board members to nine.

John Lambert, Chairman of the Board of Novavax, stated: "We are pleased to have Stanley Erck join our board and bring his pharmaceutical knowledge and many years of experience in vaccine development to our company. He has a strong record of achievement in building successful companies, a keen understanding of the market for infectious disease products and valuable experience in working with public health agencies. We welcome his anticipated contributions to our future success as we expand our pipeline of promising vaccine candidates."

Mr. Erck is also a Director of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, MaxCyte, Inc. and MdBio Foundation. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his masters in business administration from the University of Chicago.


Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company creating novel vaccines, including H1N1, to address a broad range of infectious diseases worldwide using advanced proprietary virus-like-particle (VLP) technology. The company produces these VLP-based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at and in the company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Forward Looking Statement

Statements herein relating to future financial or business performance, conditions or strategies and other financial and business matters, including expectations regarding revenues, operating expenses, cash burn, and clinical developments and anticipated milestones are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Novavax cautions that these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements or historical experience include risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to progress any product candidates in preclinical or clinical trials; the scope, rate and progress of its preclinical studies and clinical trials and other research and development activities; clinical trial results; current results may not be predictive of future results; even if the data from preclinical studies or clinical trials is positive, the product may not prove to be safe and efficacious; Novavax's pilot plant facility is subject to extensive validation and FDA inspections, which may result in delays and increased costs; our ability to enter into future collaborations with industry partners and the government and the terms, timing and success of any such collaboration; the cost of filing, prosecuting, defending and enforcing any patent claims and other intellectual property rights; our ability to obtain rights to technology; competition for clinical resources and patient enrollment from drug candidates in development by other companies with greater resources and visibility; our ability to obtain adequate financing in the future through product licensing, co-promotional arrangements, public or private equity or debt financing or otherwise; the maturity of the convertible notes on July 15, 2009; general business conditions; competition; business abilities and judgment of personnel; and the availability of qualified personnel. Further information on the factors and risks that could affect Novavax's business, financial conditions and results of operations, is contained in Novavax's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and Novavax assumes no duty to update forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Novavax, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Preclinical Proof-of-Concept Studies Published for Novavax Seasonal Influenza Virus-Like-Particle Vaccine
2. Novavax CEO to Present at Phacilitate Vaccine Forum Barcelona 2009
3. Novavax and the NIH Agree to Evaluate a Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate Against the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus
4. Novavax Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
5. Novavax Announces Enrollment in the Second Phase II Study of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate
6. Novavax Announces Release Date of 2009 First Quarter, Financial Results and Investor Conference Call
7. Novavax Announces Early Retirement of $17 Million of Convertible Debt
8. NOVAVAX Announces Publication of a Preclinical Study Demonstrating that a Virus-like Particle Vaccine Provided Protection Against Highly Pathogenic H1N1 and H5N1 Influenza Strains
9. Novavax Announces New Capital Infusion Through a Strategic Alliance with Cadila Pharmaceuticals of India
10. Novavax Announces New Release Date of 2008 Fourth Quarter Financial Results and Investor Conference Call
11. Novavax Announces Release Date of 2008 Fourth Quarter Financial Results and Investor Conference Call
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015 Cepheid (NASDAQ: ... be speaking at the following conference, and invited investors ... York, NY      Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at ... York, NY      Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at ... Healthcare Conference, New York, NY ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Copper ... unless it is bound to proteins, copper is also toxic to cells. With ... Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will conduct a systematic study of copper in the ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... RALEIGH, N.C. , Nov. 24, 2015  Clintrax Global, Inc., ... Raleigh, North Carolina , today announced that the company has ... earnings represented a 391% quarter on quarter growth posted for Q3 ... Kingdom and Mexico , with the ... place in December 2015. --> United Kingdom ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 24, 2015 , ... The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), led by its ... as Multirotor Grand Prix, to represent the First–Person View (FPV) racing community. , FPV ... embraced this type of racing and several new model aviation pilots have joined the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/19/2015)... , Nov. 19, 2015  Although some 350 companies ... dominated by a few companies, according to Kalorama Information. These ... 51% of the market share of the 6.1 billion-dollar ... The World Market for Molecular Diagnostic s .    ... market is still controlled by one company and only ...
(Date:11/17/2015)... Paris , qui s,est tenu ... Paris , qui s,est tenu du 17 au ... l,innovation biométrique, a inventé le premier scanner couplé, qui ... même surface de balayage. Jusqu,ici, deux scanners étaient nécessaires, ... digitales. Désormais, un seul scanner est en mesure de ...
(Date:11/12/2015)...  A golden retriever that stayed healthy despite having ... provided a new lead for treating this muscle-wasting disorder, ... of MIT and Harvard and the University of São ... Cell, pinpoints a protective gene that boosts ... The Boston Children,s lab of Lou Kunkel , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):