Soligenix won a grant for up to $24.7 million from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to advance its thermostabilization technology, ThermoVax, in combination with the company's ricin toxin vaccine, RiVax, as a medical countermeasure to prevent the effects of ricin exposure.
A day after striking the latest in a series of its special "channel" collaborations, Intrexon has reloaded its bank account with a fresh $150 million infusion of cash, with significant added contributions from billionaire founder R.J. Kirk and his venture fund, Third Security.
Soligenix, a Princeton, NJ-based biopharmaceutical company, will partner with the Infectious Disease Research Institute of Seattle, to develop biodefense vaccines.
A microemulsion vaccine carrier, developed by U.S. Army Maj. Jean M. Muderhwa and presented at Experimental Biology 2012, has the potential to improve the stability of vaccines.
Princeton, NJ-based Soligenix ($SGNX) called a sudden halt to its late-stage study of orBec--an oral formulation of beclomethasone dipropionate for acute gastrointestinal Graft-versus-Host
Soligenix has been granted European Patent 1392321, "Method of Treating Inflammatory Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract using Topically Active Corticosteroids." The patent covers the use of