Navigation Links
K94 Discoveries, Inc. Announces Seed Financing To Advance Targeted Drug Conjugates To Treat Pancreatic And Other Cancers
Date:9/24/2013

l, who think 'outside the box' in devising new ways to combat cancer," commented Mr. Barrett.  "Early data suggest that combining his pioneering work in hormone receptor-targeting therapies with novel anticancer agents could be a promising approach, and we welcome the opportunity to help advance this technology to the next stage."

Pennington's William Hansel Cancer Prevention research unit was established in 2005 to honor Dr. Hansel's contributions to the field.  Cancer researchers at LSU's Feist Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport are also conducting research for K94 Discoveries.

Dr. Hansel noted, "The name K94 is in honor of the men of Company K of the 94th Division in General Patton's Third Army, which I commanded in World War II.  Their willingness to take on big challenges and confront daunting risks inspire me to persevere in the fight against cancer.  I have long been intrigued by the anticancer potential of certain naturally-occurring compounds such as curcumin, and look forward to assessing its cancer-fighting potential in combination with the powerful hormone receptor-targeting technology we discovered here at LSU."

Toxicology testing on the company's lead compounds is expected to commence soon, with human clinical trials targeted for 2015.

About K94 Discoveries, Inc.
K94 Discoveries is a biotechnology company developing novel targeted anticancer drugs based on discoveries by scientists at LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center and research at the Feist Weiller Cancer Center. The company's initial product is a drug conjugate that combines the naturally-occurring anticancer substance curcumin with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) that targets the hormone receptors present in large numbers on the surface of cancer cells.

About BVM Capital LLC
BVM Capital LLC is a Southeast-based venture capital firm that provides equity capital to early and expa
'/>"/>

SOURCE K94 Discoveries, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Precision Optics Corporation Announces $1 Million Order for Microprecision™ Based Endoscopes
2. Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Sales and EPS for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
3. JDRF Announces Research Collaboration with Dexcom, Inc. to Develop "Smart Transmitter" Technology to Accelerate Artificial Pancreas Studies
4. Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement For Panama
5. University of Maryland BioPark Announces MedImmunes Dr. Bahija Jallal as Newest Member of Board of Directors for UM Health Sciences Research Park
6. Novelos Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of First Cohort In Lung Cancer Trial With I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT) Cancer-Targeted PET Imaging Agent at UW Carbone Cancer Center
7. Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark and European Launch of Emerge™ PTCA Dilatation Catheter
8. Soligenix Announces Further Progress with ThermoVax™ for Long-Term Vaccine ThermoStability
9. Masimo Announces New Low-Profile Infant and Neonatal Pulse Oximetry Sensors
10. Anthera Announces the Completion of Patient Dosing in Phase 2b PEARL-SC Study
11. STAAR Surgical Announces First Quarter 2012 Results Release Date and Conference Call and Webcast
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ... "Investigation Report on China,s Tobramycin Market, 2010-2019" ... traditional antibiotic whose eye drop and ointment are the ... infection or inflammation caused by eye infection. Currently, dozens ... able to produce tobramycin, among which the Top 5 ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 28, 2015 ... ) has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. Developed by ... selective prostaglandin receptor agonist which effectively reduces intraocular ... by FDA, latanoprost (under the trade name of ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015  Perrigo Company plc ("Perrigo") (NYSE: PRGO ... acquisition of leading OTC brands from GSK in an ... is a clear demonstration of Perrigo,s unique ability to ... network spanning 36 countries.  Perrigo Chairman, ... "We are excited to complete this transaction, which clearly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investigation Report on China's Tobramycin Market, 2015-2019 2China Latanoprost Market Investigation Report 2015-2019 2Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 2Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 3Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 4
... PharMEDium Healthcare Corporation has become an Industry Supporter of ... of a new Corporate Supporter program available to pharmaceutical, ... N. Jonas, PharMEDium Chairman and CEO commented, "We are ... field through leadership, education and research.  As a leading ...
... FAIRFAX, Va., April 11, 2011 General Dynamics ... (NYSE: GD ), has been awarded ... training instrumentation suite into the Vincennes University hospital ... a realistic training environment for the continuing education ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PharMEDium Becomes a Corporate Supporter of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) 2General Dynamics' InForce™ Training Toolkit to Support Vincennes University Hospital Simulation Lab 2
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Vascular Health ... and sell Arterosil and Arterosil HP, and that all claims and counterclaims have ... Health Sciences, LLC (VHS) in the United States District Court for the Southern ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Joining a growing number of ... transitioned management companies to partner with Wound Care Advantage (WCA) to utilize the ... , Transitioning wound care management providers can be a complex undertaking. WCA ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Malaria Day at the Zoo to celebrate children helping children, a thank you ... congregations throughout West Ohio have contributed to the United Methodist initiative to end ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... An article published August 19th by the LA ... through to open a pizzeria in Westchester. Mr. LaRocco was aware from opening prior ... but the current process, having already gone on for over a year, is taking ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... For Dallas, the time is nearing ... their subsidiary USPI Tenet Health. , The American Heart Association hosts their well-known Heart ... They believe that together, a difference can be made. Walkers can participate in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 3Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 4Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 2Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 3Health News:Article on Building Approval Process for LA Business Highlights the Need for a Bridge Between Businesses and City Officials, says Fire Protection Group Inc. 2Health News:North Central Surgical Center’s Subsidiary Participates in Walk 2
... a surgical procedure using a cutting-edge super glue pioneered ... recovery of heart patients recovering from open-chest surgery, Dr. ... co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the ... being used to enhance the closure of the breastbone ...
... and Stroke Foundation researcher has discovered what could be ... treatment of pulmonary hypertension, a devastating, life-threatening condition which ... have discovered an early warning system in a protein ... Congress 2010, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation ...
... Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , FRIDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) ... Children , where he plays an Iraq War vet with severe burns ... was dead rather than reveal his injuries. Martinez, 27, earned the ... In 2003, just a month into his first Iraq deployment as ...
... immune cells that reside in the brain, have a ... It was previously thought that microglia originated at the ... that are thought to develop at birth. This groundbreaking ... of degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer,s and autoimmune ...
... Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Misdiagnosis of pneumonia is ... a hospitalization for the same illness, according to two ... of antibiotics and increased health care costs, said the ... They examined the medical records of 127 patients who ...
... system faces a challenge in overcoming communication barriers ... the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The thesis ... refugees have found it hard to gain access ... are entitled to. Interpreters were sometimes assigned on ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kryptonite superglue improving the quality of life in heart patients recovering from surgery 2Health News:Quebec City researchers pave the way for novel treatment of pulmonary hypertension 2Health News:Iraq War Vet, Daytime TV Star Turns Scars Into Inspiration 2Health News:Iraq War Vet, Daytime TV Star Turns Scars Into Inspiration 3Health News:Mount Sinai researchers discover origin of immune cells in the brain 2Health News:Prior Hospitalization With Pneumonia Often Tied to Later Misdiagnosis 2Health News:Communicating through interpreters -- a challenge for health care 2
Knowles Pins are available in 9" (228mm) overall length with 9/64" (3.5mm) shaft diameter and 1/4" (6.4mm) square bead....
... Calibrated Guide Wires are available in two ... 9 in. length. Material: DePuy certified stainless ... ,Smooth wires etched in 1/2 in. ... also available. Etched in 1/2 in. ...
Kirschner Wires are available in four point styles ranging from .028 to .062 in. Smooth tip wire available in 4, 6 and 9 in. lengths. Threaded tip available. Material: DePuy certified stainless steel...
... Non-Donor Supplemental: Calypte Biomedical ... HIV-1 antibody testing algorithm as well ... Western Blot Kit [Human Immunodeficiency Virus ... products represent a portfolio of established ...
Medicine Products: