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Page 4 of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him

FRESNO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodied in the company’s leading anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G.

Myo-Med, Tom Brady and STG Media Corp. Team Up to Jump Start Myo-Med’s 2008 Advertising Campaign

TEMPE, Ariz., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Superbowl quarterback, Tom Brady has agreed to be the face of Myo-Med, for the launch of their 2008 media campaign. BioForce, the makers of Myo-Med, recently appointed STG Media Corp. as their agency of record to assist them in creating brand awareness among athletes and arthritis sufferers nationwide.

deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced a partnership with eScreen Inc., a company known for its innovative drug screening technology. After comparing different providers, deverus found that no one could match the selection and quality of products that eScreen had to offer. Through eScreen, deverus will now provide clients with technology that creates a web-based system that delivers faster drug test results and paperless transactions.

Epeius Biotechnologies Applauds the Belated Scholarship of Their Academic Contemporaries in 2007, As Targeted Gene Therapy Comes of Age in Clinical Medicine

SAN MARINO, Calif. – Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today their appreciation of the accomplishments of their contemporaries in 2007, a truly remarkable year in terms of biomedical research, scholarship, and gonzo journalism. It was a year in which a definitive meeting entitled ‘In Vivo Barriers to Gene Delivery’ was held at the prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where Nobel laureate James Watson presides, or shall we say presided.

ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G, a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif. – Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has received a Certificate of Product Registration for Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD), enabling the commercialization of its lead product as a safe and effective treatment for a broad spectrum of intractable cancers. Developed as a tumor-targeted anticancer agent, that actively seeks out and destroys metastatic cancers, Rexin-G exhibits unprecedented single-agent efficacy.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON, U.K. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

FDA Approves the Opening of a Phase II Registration Protocol Using REXIN-G(R) for Osteosarcoma in California U.S.A.

SAN MARINO, Calif. – Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has taken a major step toward the commercialization of its lead product with the opening of a Phase II Registration Protocol using Rexin-G for osteosarcoma in the United States. Following the accelerated approval of Rexin-G for the treatment of all solid tumors by the Bureau of Food and Drugs in the Philippines.

Ophthalmic Research and Development Company Launches Adjunctive Eyelid Therapy and Hygiene Product

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON /OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT, Inc.) specializes in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists. They are excited to announce a new and innovative prescription-only ALODOX(R) Convenience Kit for adjunctive eyelid therapy and hygiene.

U.S. Pharmaceuticals Spend $8 Billion Annually in R&D Conducted Overseas – New Clintelligence(R) Alignment Module Advances Global Management

KENILWORTH, N.J. – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3C Company, Inc., a leading provider of Business Performance Optimization (BPO) solutions to the Life Sciences Industry, announces today the release of a new module to its highly successful Clintelligence(R) Business Intelligence Solution.

News from the Battlefield of Metastatic Cancer: Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics

SAN MARINO, Calif. – June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of a historic landmark in medical oncology and a definitive benchmark in the emerging field of cancer gene therapy. The first clinical report of its kind, Le Morte du Tumour – published in the June issue of the International Journal of Oncology, Vol.30, pp. 1297-1307 – documents the histologic features of tumor destruction observed in chemo-resistant cancers.

Epeius Biotechnologies Reaches Out to American Cancer Patients, Gains FDA Approval for Two New Clinical Trials Using Rexin-G(TM) for Breast Cancer and Sarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif. – June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the expansion of ongoing clinical trials using Rexin-G(TM) in the United States to include breast cancer and all types of sarcomas that have failed standard chemotherapy. Following on the heels of their landmark clinical trials in the United States and abroad, the US FDA granted Orphan Drug Status for Rexin-G.

Drug Development Costs Exceed $802 Million: Global Pharmas Use Clintelligence to Do Something About It

KENILWORTH, N.J. – May 2, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3C Company, Inc., a leading provider of Business Performance Optimization (BPO) solutions to the Life Sciences Industry, announced today that it has aligned with yet another Global Pharmaceutical Firm to implement Clintelligence – 3C Company’s Business Intelligence Solution for strategic and tactical oversight of their Research and Development portfolio.

Tired… Distressed… Unhappy? All Natural ‘Feel Good’ Pill Strikes a Chord with Millions of Women

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This provocative opening line from a television commercial for a ‘mood elevating’ pill has really struck a nerve. If the overwhelming response to the Libutol(TM) ad is any indication, it seems American women are more tired, distressed and unhappy than most experts (and women themselves) are willing to admit. That’s the logical conclusion drawn from the phenomenal reaction women are having to Libutol, ‘The Little Yellow Pill That Makes Life Better’ from Blackett Pharmacal(TM).

Updated: Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G as Treatment for Diverse Metastatic Cancers

SAN MARINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan – Dec. 6, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the first results of an independent study conducted in Japan that further documents the safety and efficacy of intravenous Rexin-G(TM) in a broad spectrum of patients with chemo-resistant metastatic cancer. Although the study began in October, only two months ago, the initial reports are both encouraging and noteworthy.

Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G(TM) as Treatment for Diverse Metastatic Cancers

SAN MARINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the first results of an independent study conducted in Japan that further documents the safety and efficacy of intravenous Rexin-G in a broad spectrum of patients with chemo-resistant metastatic cancer. Although the study began in October, only two months ago, the initial reports are both encouraging and noteworthy. The lead investigator of the Japanese study, Dr. Takaki Imamura, will be presenting his findings and clinical recommendations at a special medical conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan, on December 16, 2006.

Epeius Biotechnologies Affirms Leadership Role in The Development of Genetic Medicine

SAN MARINO, Calif. – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies, has accepted an invitation to speak at the upcoming Global Pharmaceutical Research & Development Summit held on Oct. 24 at 4:10 p.m. (PT) in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Hall will present the current status of global development and the broad pharmaceutical indications for the company’s innovative targeting technology platform that has enabled Epeius to develop Rexin-G(TM).

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC’s DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, CA – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G Provides Genetic Medicine to Cancer Patients, First Revenues for Epeius Biotechnologies

SAN MARINO, CA – Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) has approved an Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G(TM), the lead product of Epeius Biotechnologies, developed for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Following the landmark approval of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of all solid tumors, the Expanded Access Program extends the clinical applications of the world’s first targeted genetic medicine to many more cancer patients and enables Epeius Biotechnologies to recoup some of the costs of its ongoing clinical trials in Manila.

How to Support a Healthy Immune System During a Flu Pandemic

CALGARY, AB – Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A global flu pandemic with up to a billion fatalities is coming and humanity is quite unprepared. If vaccines aren’t available, what will governments do to keep their citizens alive and healthy so the world economy does not crash? Hyperimmune Egg, the Super Egg, is a food supplement that can ‘help the body achieve a balanced immune system’ says Dr. Verna Mackey, CEO of Baby Boomer Productions.

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use in humans, recently announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its ‘Ionic Silver Complex’ technology.

Breakthrough New Ergonomic Hand Sanitizer to be Introduced to Nation’s Top Hospital Infection Fighters

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s top hospital infection fighters will be getting a look at a new breakthrough ergonomic hand sanitizer that holds the promise of preventing 20,000 to 50,000 U.S. deaths each year. Sprixx is an alcohol hand sanitizer dispenser that you wear, use on-the-go, and is ergonomically designed to become a second-nature habit in use.

Rexin-G, the World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery Vector Used in Phase I Clinical Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corp. announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened in New York to test the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G, the leading tumor-targeted gene delivery system (vector) developed for the treatment of metastatic colon and pancreatic cancer.

Novel Patented Technology Enables Low Cost, Instant Ultraviolet Disinfection for Home and Personal Care Products

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital-use now available for a number of home and personal care products such as toothbrushes, pacifiers, drinking cups, knives, cutting boards, etc. reports UVSolutions, LLC (www.uvs-ultraclean.com).