Navigation Links
ImQuest Scientists Present Important HIV Microbicide Development Results at Microbicides 2008 in Delhi, India
Date:4/8/2008

FREDERICK, Md., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest scientists Robert W. Buckheit, Jr., Ph.D. and Karen M. Watson, M.S. presented the results of studies performed with products licensed by ImQuest Life Sciences, Inc. at the recent Microbicides 2008, an international conference held in New Delhi, India and attended by microbicide scientists, developers, and care givers from around the world. Dr. Buckheit was invited to speak by the Conference organizers, presenting the results of ImQuest's current research on the pyrimidinedione series of microbicide candidates in a special symposium entitled "New Approaches to Microbicide Candidates". ImQuest is currently developing the highly unique, dual acting pyrimidinediones as potential microbicide candidates based on their significantly high potency against HIV-1, their unique mechanism of action, and their ability to potently suppress the sexual transmission of wild type and drug resistant viruses.

According to Dr. Buckheit (Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of ImQuest Life Sciences, Inc., and President of its subsidiary, ImQuest BioSciences, Inc.), "It was highly gratifying to speak on our novel pyrimidinedione products at this Conference and to have them recognized as a new approach to HIV prevention by the thousands of dedicated people leading these efforts around the world." ImQuest has obtained funding from the National Institutes of Health and The International Partnership for Microbicides to further develop these products.

At the conference, Ms. Watson (Manager, Topical Microbicide Research and Development) presented three papers, including additional data on the pyrimidinedione IQP-0528, newly emerging data on the microbicide candidate ISIS 5320 (IQP-0831), and results from laboratory studies performed using ImQuest's recently developed Microbicide Transmission and Sterilization Assay which quantifies the ability of microbicide products to completely suppress the sexual transmission of HIV.

ImQuest Life Sciences, a privately held U.S. company located in Frederick, Maryland specializes in the preclinical and clinical development of novel compounds for the treatment of infectious disease and cancer. ImQuest BioSciences, also located in Frederick, Maryland, is a leading provider of anti-infective and anti-cancer drug and vaccine development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Both companies are highly involved in efforts to develop an effective anti-HIV topical microbicide.

For further information regarding this press release please contact:

Robert W. Buckheit, Jr., Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer

ImQuest Life Sciences, Inc.

301-696-0274

rbuckheit@imquest.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE ImQuest Life Sciences
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. ImQuest Publishes Results of Important Structure Activity Relationship Program on Dual Acting Pyrimidinediones
2. Neuroscientists Offer Hope for Breast Cancer Patients Suffering From Chemobrain
3. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
4. Lexicon to Present Research Results at American Chemical Society Meeting Regarding Target of LX1031 Drug Candidate
5. Genaera Corporation Presents Interim Phase 1 Data for Obesity Compound Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at IBC Conference
6. Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presented Positive Preclinical Results of Systemic RNAi Compound for Acute Renal Failure (ARF)
7. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present Data on Alzheimers Vaccine at 13th International Congress of Immunology Conference
8. CV Therapeutics Announces Eight Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007
9. Pre-clinical Data on Recent Advances with HIV VLP Vaccine Presented at AIDS Vaccine 07 Conference
10. Iomai Announces Data from Phase 2 Field Study of Travelers Diarrhea Vaccine Accepted for Presentation at ICAAC
11. Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present Updated Results of Picoplatin Phase 2 Small Cell Lung Cancer Trial at 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to 2022" report to their offering. ... The global wound care market was worth $24,482.9 million ... 6.7% during 2016-2022 Among the various wound care products type, ... global market in 2015. Among the various applications, surgical wound segment held ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Mar. 24, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Dental Implants in US$ ... Canada , Japan , Europe ... and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017 ... providing high-quality and cost-effective drug development and ... pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, announced today the ... ShangPharma will be consolidating the Contract ... (CMO) under Shanghai ChemPartner. These entities include ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Mlynarek ... services to families and business owners across eastern Michigan, is connecting with the ... struggling with financial difficulties. , The Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry works to ensure ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... panels at the Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation seminar in Chicago, Illinois. ... Administrative Record, The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for long-term ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Judy Buchanan, co-owner ... in Frederick, MD. Judy says, “I am passionate about sharing Reiki as a ... very difficult and challenging time.” , A Certified Medical Reiki™ Master trained by ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who ... who lives his life to the fullest, as God intended. “The Adventures of Joey, ... a mother and grandmother pursuing her passion for writing, especially about truth and human ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is pleased to ... 2. The clinic is the group’s second in New Braunfels and 22nd in Texas. ... New Braunfels location brings things full circle for the group, “It’s crazy to think ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):