Navigation Links
FierceBiotech Names VentiRx Pharmaceuticals as One of the 'Fierce 15' Biotech Companies of 2010
Date:9/15/2010

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel Toll-Like Receptor 8 (TLR8) candidates for the treatment of cancer, respiratory and inflammatory diseases, announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceBiotech "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top and most promising biotech companies in the industry. Every year, FierceBiotech evaluates hundreds of private companies, which is based on a variety of factors such as the strength of its technology, partnerships and a competitive market position.  

"VentiRx started the year with a venture capital bang, adding $25 million to its bank account and bringing its total to more than $50 million," says John Carroll, editor of FierceBiotech. "It's using its money to advance small molecule drugs that spur Toll-like receptors - specifically TLR8 -- to rev up an immune response to fight off disease. And it plans to make the money last. When the developer pulled the wraps off its venture round, co-founder Michael Kamdar said that the company was well set to make it through to the next big funding event -- whether that turns out to be a partnership, a buyout or an IPO."

"We are honored to be recognized as one of the 'Fierce 15' by FierceBiotech," said Michael Kamdar, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at VentiRx. "We have made significant clinical progress in advancing our novel TLR8 agonists for the treatment of allergy and oncology, and look forward to further advancing our leadership position in TLR8 therapeutics."

"We believe that TLR8 is an exciting target relevant to many important human diseases," said Robert Hershberg, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at VentiRx. "We are encouraged by the data we've seen to date with our VTX-1463 candidate for allergic rhinitis and VTX-2337 for oncology, and look forward to presenting additional data as it becomes available this year."


'/>"/>
SOURCE VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. FierceBiotech Names Obesity Company Gelesis to Fierce 15 List of Top Emerging Biotech Companies
2. Amira Pharmaceuticals Named One of Most Promising Biotech Companies by FierceBiotechs Annual Fierce 15
3. FierceBiotech Designates Alder Biopharmaceuticals One of Top Private Biotechs, Member of the 2010 Fierce 15
4. Windhover Information Names D-Tagatose One of Top 10 Most Promising CV/Metabolic Drugs in Development
5. AAIPharma Services Corp. Names Patrick Walsh Chief Executive Officer
6. INC. 5000 Names ClinixMIS for Third Time
7. SL Industries Names Louis J. Belardi Chief Financial Officer
8. BayCare Health System Names Tim Thompson Chief Information Officer
9. Watson Names Sigurdur Oli Olafsson Executive Vice President, Global Generics
10. K-V Pharmaceutical Names Thomas McHugh Chief Financial Officer
11. Ikaria® Names New Chief Financial Officer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014  Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... , Hologic,s President and Chief Executive Officer, will preside ... October 1, the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness ... Company,s campaign focused on the important benefits of Hologic,s ... the FDA as clinically superior to traditional mammography. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 Arbor ... Summary Global Markets Direct,s, ,Arbor Pharmaceuticals, ... an overview of the Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC.,s pharmaceutical ... comprehensive information on the current therapeutic developmental pipeline ... at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 ... the "Glycobiology/Glycomics Market by Product [Enzymes (Glycosyltransferase, Neuraminidase, ... and Reagents], Application (Immunology, Oncology) & by ... published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview ... current market trends, and strategies impacting the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Hologic to Kick Off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the October 1 NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony 2Hologic to Kick Off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the October 1 NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony 3Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 2Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 3Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 2Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 3Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 4
... 26, 2011 NuMe Health LLC, a biotechnology company ... today announced that it has closed a series A-1 ... chief executive officer.  The $675,000 financing was led by ... a larger series A round. The funds from the ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: China Cardiac Catheters ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0575380/China-Cardiac-Catheters-and-Guidewires---Market-Trends-Till-2016.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Surgical_Equipment ... This market report provides vital market data ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NuMe Health Announces Closing of Series A-1 Financing Round 2NuMe Health Announces Closing of Series A-1 Financing Round 3NuMe Health Announces Closing of Series A-1 Financing Round 4NuMe Health Announces Closing of Series A-1 Financing Round 5China Cardiac Catheters and Guidewires - Market Trends Till 2016 2China Cardiac Catheters and Guidewires - Market Trends Till 2016 3
(Date:10/1/2014)... ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... up for Castlewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center’s first ever charity ... provides grants for people with eating disorders who cannot afford ... Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. , The ... time at noon. A reception and award dinner will begin ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Beverly Hills licensed Clinical ... is celebrating 20 years of private practice in her ... people to achieve greater joy and fulfillment in their ... warning signs and suggestions for anyone who suspects they ... “Believe it or not, it’s not always easy ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Innovations announces the upcoming airing of Innovations with ... 20, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST/PT via Discovery Channel. ... scenes to learn about Break the Cycle’s comprehensive dating ... help and information Break the Cycle provides to teens ... abuse, how to navigate the legal system, and provides ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... NoteSwift Inc., announced today their new ... and 13.0. NoteSwift is the bridge between the EHR ... and document clinical information at the point of care. ... patient note by more than half – and virtually ... points providers state impedes EHR use according to the ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Scientists at the University of Western ... immune system proteins has the power to knock out ... of the new study on their website. Click ... in the UWA School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine ... with mesothelioma with promising results. , “A timed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 2Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 3Health News:Innovations to Explore Breakthroughs in Health and Wellness in Upcoming Episode Airing Monday, October 20, 2014 via Discovery Channel 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 3Health News:New Mesothelioma Study Says Mice Cured by Immuntherapy “Cocktail”, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma 2
... 5, 2008--Worldwide, an average 95.4 percent of LASIK patients ... first review of the world body of scientific literature, ... announced today. , With 16.3 million patients having ... clinical study and technological innovation behind it, LASIK is ...
... March 7 The rheumatoid arthritis (RA),treatment market, held ... withdrawal of Vioxx and Bextra, is rebounding due to ... to,treat RA topped $12 billion in 2006 and -- ... over 11% a year through 2011,according to a new ...
... Following Bi-Partisan Senate Letter, asks Lawmakers,to Reject Proposed ... Make,Reform Much More Difficult to Achieve, Letter ... WASHINGTON, March 7 The Council for Quality,Respiratory ... leading home oxygen,therapy providers and manufacturers who provide ...
... chief of developmental neurobiology at the Medical College of ... has received the 2008 Mathilde Solowey Lecture Award in ... for Advanced Education in the Sciences, honors young or ... edge, translational and of broad importance. , Dr. Mei ...
... generated by ... physicians in SEMI program, DETROIT, March 7 ... 2.5 million electronic prescriptions written in,the state of Michigan in 2007 ... Initiative (SEMI) -- helping drive,Michigan to fifth in the nation in ...
... Corgenix Medical Corporation,(OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a ... be exhibiting its AspirinWorks(R) Test at the,American College ... 2008 conference is being held March 12-14 at ... will be on-hand at booth #807 during ACOFP ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:LASIK patients report more than 95 percent satisfaction rate worldwide 2Health News:LASIK patients report more than 95 percent satisfaction rate worldwide 3Health News:LASIK patients report more than 95 percent satisfaction rate worldwide 4Health News:In Post-Vioxx Era, Biologics are Reviving the Arthritis Treatment Market 2Health News:Bi-Partisan Members of U.S. House of Representatives Formally Oppose Funding Reductions to Medicare's Home Oxygen Benefit 2Health News:Bi-Partisan Members of U.S. House of Representatives Formally Oppose Funding Reductions to Medicare's Home Oxygen Benefit 3Health News:Dr. Mei receives 2008 Mathilde Solowey Lecture Award in Neurosciences 2Health News:Dr. Mei receives 2008 Mathilde Solowey Lecture Award in Neurosciences 3Health News:Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative (SEMI) Drives Michigan into Top Five ePrescribing States Nationally 2Health News:Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative (SEMI) Drives Michigan into Top Five ePrescribing States Nationally 3Health News:Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative (SEMI) Drives Michigan into Top Five ePrescribing States Nationally 4Health News:Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative (SEMI) Drives Michigan into Top Five ePrescribing States Nationally 5Health News:Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative (SEMI) Drives Michigan into Top Five ePrescribing States Nationally 6Health News:Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at 2008 ACOFP Meeting in Denver 2Health News:Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at 2008 ACOFP Meeting in Denver 3
... Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a layered design unique ... and monitored to prevent stray electrosurgical burns ... by insulation failure or capacitive coupling; a ... built into all AEM Instruments provides a ...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
Medicine Products: