Orion Biotechnology Canada Announces Partnership with Nanjing University
OTTAWA, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd, a developer of novel medical treatments for chronic illness and life-threatening diseases, today announced a strategic partnership with the Center for Public Health Research (CPHR) and the State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry (SKLAC) of Nanjing University. The partnership will focus on supporting the development of Orion's China sourced biopharmaceutical solutions, including the company's unique multipurpose microbicide candidate (OB-001) - a non-antiretroviral microbicide designed to be a contraceptive which also prevents the transmission of HIV.
"We are delighted to work with Nanjing University, one of the top academic centers in China," said Mark Groper, President & CEO of Orion. "Orion is committed to sourcing and developing solutions for the China market. Our partnership with Nanjing University is an important step forward for our China program and we look forward to developing a strong and mutually beneficial relationship." Orion has established a series of collaborations with leading universities and research institutes around the globe to facilitate more rapid identification and development of novel treatments for emerging health issues.
Nanjing University's SKLAC and CPHR will collaborate with Orion in conducting research and development, pre-clinical testing and IND-enabling studies. Dr. Allen Wu, Professor and Associate Director of the SKLAC, expressed optimism and excitement about this collaboration. "Academic and industry collaborations help tackle the gap between fundamental scientific discovery and commercial application. We are pleased to be working closely with Orion, a very promising biotechnology company with excellent management and a strong R&D team. Our collaboration will focus initially on Orion's unique HIV prevention solution - a large and growing unmet need medical need in China."
About Orion Biotechnology Canada, Ltd.
Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd, is a privately held pharmaceutical company founded on the vision of radically improving the health of the global population through successful treatment and prevention of the most serious chronic illnesses and life-threatening diseases. Since 2011, Orion has been developing a robust pipeline of potential products based on novel formulations discovered in different parts of the world. Our close ties to diverse institutions and experts around the globe continue to stimulate the rapid discovery of promising new treatments. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, Orion brings together innovative technologies from some of the world's leading research institutions such as the Mintaka Research Foundation and the Center for Public Health Research at Nanjing University. Learn more at www.orionbiotechnology.com.
This press release contains forward-looking information, which reflects Orion's current expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Orion's control, that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking information. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and, except as expressly required by applicable law, Orion assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Contact: Ross MacLeod
343 Preston Street
11th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd via Globenewswire
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
Luxembourg Announced as SNOMED International's Newest Member24.5.2018 15:16 | Pressmeddelande
London, United Kingdom, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SNOMED International and Agence eSanté Luxembourg are pleased to announce that Luxembourg has joined the organization as its thirty-second Member. Luxembourg, one of the leading nations in the area of information and communication technology, has set the development of eHealth technologies as a high priority. Agence eSanté, Luxembourg's national agency for the exchange and sharing of medical data, has set an overall mission to facilitate clinical information exchange both within Luxembourg and across other international actors. To work towards this reality, the agency has taken part in discussions about standardization across Europe, a contributing building block achieved with its membership in SNOMED International. With their membership, Agence eSanté has committed their support for the use of structured clinical terminology. When applied to the health sector, interoperability ensures that information systems, and through them h
SEMAFO Signs Underground Mining Services Contract with AUMS24.5.2018 14:00 | Pressmeddelande
MONTREAL, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF) (OMX:SMF) reports that it has signed a mining services contract with African Underground Mining Services ("AUMS") to provide turnkey mining services for Siou underground. AUMS is a well-known and reputable mining contractor with underground experience in Burkina Faso and across Africa. Under the mining services contract, AUMS will be responsible for supplying the mining fleet and a skilled labour force for Siou underground in addition to ensuring development, production and auxiliary services. SEMAFO will provide technical services including geology and engineering as well as leveraging the existing surface infrastructure at Mana. The mining services contract has a term of 70 months. The economic terms of the mining services contract are consistent with the economics presented in the Mana pre-feasibility study filed March 29, 2018 on SEDAR. Preparatory work has already commenced on Siou underground with full project deplo
Merus Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of MCLA-158 in Patients with Solid Tumors24.5.2018 13:00 | Pressmeddelande
- IND Accepted in April by the U.S. FDA for MCLA-158 - UTRECHT, The Netherlands, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merus N.V. (Nasdaq:MRUS), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative bispecific antibody therapeutics (Biclonics®), today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1, first-in human clinical trial of MCLA-158 in patients with solid tumors with an initial focus on metastatic colorectal cancer. The trial will be conducted in Europe, where several Clinical Trial Applications (CTAs) have been approved to date. The Company also announced the submission of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MCLA-158, which was accepted by the FDA in April 2018. With this acceptance, Merus plans to open additional sites for this trial in the United States. MCLA-158 is designed to bind to cancer stem cells expressing leucine-rich repeat-containing G protein-coupled receptor 5 (Lgr5) and epidermal grow
PRA Named International Clinical Research Company of the Year24.5.2018 10:00 | Pressmeddelande
RALEIGH, N.C., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) is pleased to announce it was recognized by PharmaTimes as the International Clinical Research Company of the Year. This is the fifth year in a row that PRA has received this award. "This award celebrates excellence in the clinical research industry and we are honored to once again be recognized by our peers," said Colin Shannon, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This award is possible thanks to the incredibly talented PRA team members we have working around the world who are deeply committed to their work in bringing new and life-saving therapies to the patients who need them." PRA also swept the Clinical Research Associate and Clinical Trial Administrator categories capturing a total of 11 awards. These awards follow PRA's recognition earlier this month in the PharmaTimes Americas competition where PRA also received 11 awards, including Company of the Year. The PharmaTimes, International Cli
Immunicum AB: Inbjudan till investerarträff24.5.2018 08:00 | Pressmeddelande
Pressmeddelande 24 maj 2018 Immunicum AB: Inbjudan till investerarträff Immunicum AB (publ; IMMU.ST) meddelade i dag att bolaget kommer att anordna en investerarträff i Kalmar den 13 juni kl. 18:00 CEST. Carlos de Sousa, Immunicums VD, kommer att hålla en presentation av det dagsaktuella läget, och han och övriga i ledningen kommer vara tillgängliga för att svara på frågor. Kalmar Datum: Onsdag 13 juni 2018 Tid: 18:00 - 20:00 CEST Plats: Kalmar Slott, Kungsgatan 1, 392 33 Kalmar För att delta på träffen, skicka ett mejl till email@example.com med ditt fullständiga namn. För ytterligare information kontakta: Carlos de Sousa, VD, Immunicum Telefon: +46 (0) 31 41 50 52 E-post: firstname.lastname@example.org Michaela Gertz, Finanschef, Immunicum Telefon: +46 (0) 31 41 50 52 E-post: email@example.com Media Relations Gretchen Schweitzer och Joanne Tudorica Trophic Communications Telefon: +49 172 861 8540 E-post: firstname.lastname@example.org Om Immunicum AB (publ) Immunicum etablerar ett unikt angreppssätt inom im
Immunicum AB: Invitation to Investor Event24.5.2018 08:00 | Pressmeddelande
Press Release 24 May 2018 Immunicum AB: Invitation to Investor Event Immunicum AB (publ; IMMU.ST) announced today that the Company will host an investor event in Kalmar on June 13 starting at 18:00 CEST. Carlos de Sousa, CEO of Immunicum, will give the current corporate presentation and he and other members of the Immunicum leadership team will be available for a question and answer session. Kalmar Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 CEST Location: Kalmar Slott, Kungsgatan 1, 392 33 Kalmar To register to attend the event, please send an email to email@example.com with your full name. For more information, please contact: Carlos de Sousa, CEO, Immunicum Telephone: +46 (0) 31 41 50 52 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Michaela Gertz, CFO, Immunicum Telephone: +46 70 926 17 75 E-mail: email@example.com Media Relations Gretchen Schweitzer and Joanne Tudorica Trophic Communications Telephone: +49 172 861 8540 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org About Immunicum AB (publ) Immunicum is establis
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum