Navigation Links
Advanced Life Sciences Announces Results of Shareholder Meeting and Provides Additional Information on Upcoming Advisory Committee Meeting
Date:4/2/2009

CHICAGO, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADLS), today announced that it held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders yesterday at its Woodridge headquarters.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080218/ALSLOGO)

At the meeting, the shareholders elected Drs. Terry W. Osborn, Israel Rubinstein and Theron E. Odlaug to the Company's Board of Directors each for a term of three years and ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2009. The shareholders also approved an amendment to the Company's articles of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares from 65,000,000 to 125,000,000 including an increase in the number of authorized shares of common stock from 60,000,000 to 120,000,000.

In addition, the Company announced that the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee meeting has been confirmed for June 2, 2009, from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT. At the meeting, the Committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-398, cethromycin oral tablets, sponsored by Advanced Life Sciences, for the proposed indication of outpatient treatment of adults with mild to moderate community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The meeting, which will be open to the public, will be held at the Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring at 8727 Colesville Rd. in Silver Springs, MD.

"We are eagerly preparing for this upcoming Advisory Committee meeting and we are looking forward to the opportunity to present not only the clinical safety and efficacy of our drug, but also the medical need for a product like cethromycin," said Dr. Michael Flavin, Chairman and CEO of Advanced Life Sciences.

About Cethromycin

In November 2008, the FDA filed the Company's NDA for cethromycin and established a target Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date for the cethromycin NDA of July 31, 2009. Cethromycin has shown higher in vitro potency and a broader range of activity than macrolides against Gram-positive bacteria, certain Gram-negative bacteria and atypical organisms associated with respiratory tract infections. In in vitro tests, it appears to be effective against penicillin- and macrolide-resistant bacteria. Cethromycin has a mechanism of action that may slow the onset of future bacterial resistance. In addition to its utility in CAP, cethromycin is also being investigated as a broad spectrum biodefense countermeasure to combat agents of bioterror including anthrax, tularemia, plague and melioidosis. The FDA has designated cethromycin as an orphan drug for the prophylactic treatment of inhalation anthrax post exposure, but the drug is not yet approved for this or any other indication.

About Advanced Life Sciences

Advanced Life Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the therapeutic areas of infection, cancer, respiratory diseases and biodefense. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.advancedlifesciences.com.

Any statements contained in this press release that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, those relating to technology and product development, market acceptance, government regulation and regulatory approval processes, intellectual property rights and litigation, dependence on collaborative relationships, ability to obtain financing, competitive products, industry trends and other risks identified in Advanced Life Sciences' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Advanced Life Sciences undertakes no obligation to update or alter these forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
2. Patients with Medicaid and those lacking insurance have higher risk of advanced laryngeal cancer
3. Advanced Age No Bar to Liver Transplant
4. Oncologists are critical in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with advanced cancer
5. Advanced technologies aim to transform the coaching of top athletes
6. Mecklenburg EMS Introduces Most-Advanced Situational Training in America for Emergency Medical Personnel
7. Advanced Life Sciences Joins NASDAQ Capital Market
8. Experimental drug shows promise in advanced kidney cancer
9. TCS Healthcare Technologies Announces Full Integration of Case Management Adherence Guidelines into Acuity Advanced Care(TM) System
10. OCuSOFT Refutes Comparison Time-Kill Study Released by Advanced Vision Research
11. U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, ... and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their ... to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty ... Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. ... and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) ... held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, ... organization dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... LAS VEGAS , June 26, 2016 ... movement to value-based care operating models within the health ... that enable greater financial efficiency , Deloitte offers ... address the key business issues impacting efficient cost optimization: ... alignment , These services facilitate better outcomes and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 ... announced the addition of the " Global Markets ... This report focuses ... an updated review, including its applications in various applications. ... market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... "The World Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to ... World Market for Companion Diagnostics The World ... diagnostic and personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report ... Diagnostics Test Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: