Navigation Links
Savara Expands Board of Directors, Appoints Three New Members
Date:3/4/2009

Nevan Elam, Former Head of Nektar Therapeutic's Pulmonary Business Unit, Among New Board of Directors Members

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Savara, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel respiratory therapeutics utilizing its NanoCluster dry-powder formulation technology, today announced that it has expanded its Board of Directors and elected three new members.

Nevan Elam, former head of the pulmonary business unit at Nektar Therapeutics, has been appointed to fill a seat previously held by Cory Berkland, Ph.D. The board has also been expanded from three members to five, with Curt Bilby, Ph.D., and Matthew Dennis filling the new seats.

"We are honored to have these new members join the Board of Directors," said Rob Neville, Executive Chairman of the Board of Savara. "Their experience, including Mr. Elam's proven track record in the pulmonary drug delivery space, will provide an essential perspective as we respond to increasing interest in our platform NanoCluster technology."

"Savara's formulation technology combines the features of nanoparticles in structured microparticles to yield a powder with ideal aerodynamic properties for inhalation. Their approach is unique and addresses many of the challenges associated with existing formulation technologies. I am excited to be a part this company and to help guide the next generation pulmonary drug delivery technology," said Mr. Elam.

Mr. Elam, 41, is a former member of the executive management team of Nektar Therapeutics where he served as senior vice president, head of the pulmonary business unit. In this role, he oversaw all pulmonary business including research and development, manufacturing and strategic partnerships. Most recently Mr. Elam was responsible for the sale of Nektar's pulmonary business to Novartis for $115 million on Dec. 31, 2008.

Dr. Bilby, 49, is pr
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. The Medical Affairs Company Expands Its Medical Communications Division
2. Health Robotics Expands i.v.STATION(TM) Partnership With Can-Med in 10 Countries Within Central Asia
3. PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office
4. CorNova(R) Expands Management Team with Appointment of Robert Gallahue as Chief Financial Officer
5. Global Biopharmaceutical Leader in Peptide Research Expands Commitment in San Diego/U.S. With New R&D Facility and Ready-To-Market Prostate Cancer Treatment Degarelix
6. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Expands National Hemophilia & IVIG Program
7. Amgens Breakaway from Cancer Initiative Expands to Help Cancer Patients Access Broad Spectrum of Cancer Resources and Services
8. Yourway Transport Expands Biological Services
9. Abbott Expands Its Growing Medical Device Business With Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO)
10. Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate
11. Yourway Transport Expands
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) reveals in its new ... GLOBAL MARKETS , the global market for digital polymerase ... 2013. This is estimated to grow to $490 billion ... (CAGR) of 28.6%. , New digital PCR technology has ... the broader PCR field. The opportunities presented by this ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Burkina Faso (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ... Faso, today have access to an additional family ... increase access to contraception at all levels of ... a lower-dose formulation of a widely used contraceptive—Pfizer’s ... system. , Burkina Faso is the first of ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Unraveling life’s mysteries can intrigue, ... Archer Family purchased a DNA test to ... up with a lifetime of memories, sharing, and closeness. ... members’ DNA genuinely brought the family closer together. ... into genetic history and prior to taking the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  Franciscan ... use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside ... of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient ... effectively patients are breathing and can alert ... By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Market for Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology to Reach $490 Billion by 2018; Equipment Sector Accounts for the Fastest Growing Segment With 33% CAGR 2Global Market for Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology to Reach $490 Billion by 2018; Equipment Sector Accounts for the Fastest Growing Segment With 33% CAGR 3Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 2Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 3Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 4Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 5Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need 6Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 2Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 3Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 4Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 5Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Underscores Patient Safety Commitment Through Expanded Use of Capnography 2
... Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN)( ... wholly owned subsidiary, announced today they have jointly submitted ... Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) for consideration of funding ... (ASCs) harvested from liposuction for treating Traumatic Brain Injury ...
... Calif., May 4 Pulse Systems announced today that ... facility through the Structured Finance Group at Fifth Third ... million term loan and a $1.5 million revolving working ... arrangement of this scope in today,s challenging banking environment ...
... May 4 Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... today announced that it has voluntarily filed a Form ... order to deregister its common stock under the Securities ... effective immediately, Arno,s obligation to file periodic and other ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bio-Matrix Scientific Group & Entest BioMedical Submit Research Proposal to U.S. Army for Funding Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury 2Pulse Systems Announces New $8.5 Million Credit Facility 2Arno Therapeutics to Deregister its Common Stock under the Exchange Act 2Arno Therapeutics to Deregister its Common Stock under the Exchange Act 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... 1 can inhibit voltage-gated calcium channel, decrease ... However, some scholars demonstrated that cannabinoid receptor ... and increase neurotransmitter release. Dr. Yi Zhang ... Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science ... and calcium imaging in cultured trigeminal ganglion ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Fe, Albuquerque, and other major cities in New Mexico, ... treated municipal wastewater rather than precious potable water supplies. ... 40% of all golf courses receive treated effluent. Reusing ... , Additionally, golf courses and homeowners alike fertilize their ... fertilizer is nitrate. A New Mexico State University turfgrass ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Smart technology emphasis grows in biometrics ... security: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Visa Inc. (NYSE: ... NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the ... series of 30 second spots on CNBC for its next ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):'Tailored' water -- the latest in lawn care 2Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 2Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 3Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 4Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 5
... to 15 percent of couples of childbearing age struggle with ... new hope with Cornell researchers' identification of a mutation in ... is the first time that a dominant mutation that leads ... researchers say they can now look for similar mutations in ...
... research in France on patients diagnosed with cryptococcosis ... patients infected by HIV and who are profoundly ... 5 2007 in PLoS Medicine, uncovers parameters associated ... sex and the infecting serotype. In light of ...
... a combination of radiation seed implants and external beam ... disease 15 years following their treatment, according to a ... Oncology*Biology*Physics, the official journal of ASTRO. , This study ... Institute. Doctors wanted to look at the combination of ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers find gene mutation that causes infertility in male mice 2New recommendations against a major opportunistic infection -- cryptococcosis 2New recommendations against a major opportunistic infection -- cryptococcosis 3
... derivatives that have mutations in both the ... genes, which greatly enhances disulfide bond formation ... expression in Origami(DE3) yielded 10-fold more active ... overall expression levels were similar (1). Origami ...
... Blunt TOPO PCR Cloning ... designed for cloning and ... PCR products. The pCR4Blunt-TOPO ... Cloning and greater than ...
... CELLection Dynabeads (4.5 m) coated with the ... EpCAM and DNase Releasing Buffer. For ... tumour cells directly from blood, bone marrow ... enriched from bone marrow. Enriched cells are ...
Recombinant Human CCL21/6Ckine (Mucin Stalk Chimera)...
Biology Products: