Navigation Links
PharmAthene to Present Data for Protexia(R) and Valortim(R) at HHS PHEMCE Stakeholders Workshop 2008

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that the Company will present two poster presentations and an oral presentation on its Protexia(R) and Valortim(R) medical countermeasures programs at the upcoming HHS Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE) Stakeholders Workshop 2008 / BARDA Industry Day, being held in Alexandria, VA September 24 -26, 2008.

Protexia(R), a recombinant version of human butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), is being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. Valortim(R), in co-development with Medarex, Inc., is a fully human monoclonal antibody designed to treat and protect against inhalational anthrax.

The HHS Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE) Stakeholders Workshop 2008 and BARDA Industry Day will bring together public and private sector stakeholders for a dynamic dialogue on the current state of medical countermeasure preparedness, PHEMCE initiatives in the past year, and plans for moving forward to enhance national capabilities to respond to a public health emergency.

About PharmAthene, Inc.

PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical weapons. PharmAthene's lead product development programs include:
-- SparVax(TM) - a second generation recombinant protective antigen (rPA)

anthrax vaccine

-- Third generation rPA anthrax vaccine

-- Valortim(R) - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and

treatment of anthrax infection

-- Protexia(R) - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of

morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve


-- RypVax(TM) - a recombinant dual antigen vaccine for plague

For more information about PharmAthene, please visit

SOURCE PharmAthene, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. PharmAthene to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Thursday September 25, 2008
2. PharmAthene Response to DHHS Request for Proposals for Recombinant Protective Antigen Anthrax Vaccine Deemed Technically Acceptable and Within Competitive Range for Procurement Consideration
3. PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results
4. Lord Lewis Moonie to Serve as Special UK Government Advisor to PharmAthene
5. PharmAthene Appoints Jordan P. Karp, J.D. Senior Vice President and General Counsel
6. PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
7. PharmAthene to Host First Quarter 2008 Conference Call and Webcast on Tuesday, May 13, 2008
8. PharmAthene Closes Acquisition of Avecia Biodefense Vaccines Business Unit
9. PharmAthene Reports Year-End 2007 Financial Results
10. Department of Defense Awards $5.8 Million Contract Modification Providing Additional Funding for PharmAthenes Protexia(R) Program
11. PharmAthene Year-End 2007 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Monday, March 31, 2008
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... Epic Sciences unveiled a liquid biopsy ... PARP inhibitors by targeting homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) ... test has already been incorporated into numerous clinical ... Over 230 clinical trials are investigating ... PARP, ATM, ATR, DNA-PK and WEE-1. Drugs targeting ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... of its second eBook, “Clinical Trials Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” Partnering with ... in this eBook by providing practical tips, tools, and strategies for clinical researchers. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT ... Ontario biotechnology company, Propellon Therapeutics ... development and commercialization of a portfolio of first-in-class ... Epigenetic targets such as WDR5 represent an exciting ... significantly in precision medicine for cancer patients. Substantial ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. , “This ... introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory and Industrial Affairs. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/15/2016)... 15, 2016 Transparency Market ... Recognition Market by Application Market - Global Industry Analysis Size ... to the report, the  global gesture recognition market ... and is estimated to grow at a CAGR ... 2024.  Increasing application of gesture recognition ...
(Date:6/3/2016)... LONDON , June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Transport Management) von Nepal ... ,Angebot und Lieferung hochsicherer geprägter Kennzeichen, einschließlich ... weltweit führend in der Produktion und Implementierung ... an der Ausschreibung im Januar teilgenommen, aber ...
(Date:6/1/2016)... Favorable Government Initiatives Coupled With ... Identification to Boost Global Biometrics System Market Through 2021  ... report, " Global Biometrics Market By Type, By ... 2011 - 2021", the global biometrics market is projected ... of growing security concerns across various end use sectors ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):