General Clark graduated top of his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and he holds a Master's Degree from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He was a U.S. presidential candidate in the 2004 election and is presently Chairman and CEO of Wesley K. Clark & Associates, a strategic advisory and consulting firm. He is also Chairman of Rodman and Renshaw, a New York based investment bank.
Immtech's first oral drug candidate, pafuramidine maleate, is currently in two phase II clinical trials for treatment and prevention of malaria. Each year malaria kills over one million people. It is also a significant threat to 125 million people who travel annually from developed countries to malaria endemic areas. Pafuramidine is also in two pivotal Phase III trials targeting the treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), a severe form of fungal infection in the lungs, and African sleeping sickness.
About Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is focused on developing and commercializing drugs to treat infectious diseases. Immtech has advanced clinical programs that include new treatments for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), malaria, and trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness), and a well defined, expanding library of compounds targeting Hepatitis C, fungal infections, and bacterial infections. Immtech holds exclusive worldwide licenses to certain patents, patent applications and technology for products derived from a proprietary pharmaceutical platform. For additional information, please go to http://www.immtechpharma.com.
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