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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Olatec Therapeutics LLC is very pleased to welcome Alberto Mantovani MD to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Mantovani is world renown for his seminal work on the link between inflammation and cancer, demonstrating how a chronic inflammatory response promotes the development and metastasis of cancer. Dr. Mantovani’s studies...
Nelson’s eighth annual ALS walk was a huge success, according to organizer Gord Shannon. More than 175 people from across the West Kootenays came out to walk from Lakeside Park to the Nelson airport and back on June 7, which raised around $40,000 for the ALS Society of Canada. “This...
PHILADELPHIA – Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), today announced the election and appointment of Eiry W. Roberts, M.D. to its Board of Directors. Dr. Roberts is an esteemed drug developer who brings approximately 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the Company’s Board of Directors, having served in various leadership positions...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – AmMax Bio, Inc. (“AmMax”), a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments with its proprietary dual anti-inflammatory/anti-fibrotic therapeutic platform targeting the colony-stimulating factor 1 receptor (CSF1R), today announced that John Varian has been appointed as an Independent Board Member. “We are very happy to welcome John...
NEW YORK  – Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Rett syndrome and other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced the appointment of Ms. Jiong Ma,...
NEW YORK  – Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AVXL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Rett syndrome and other central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. Adebayo (Bayo)...
Watch Conner Hicks coach basketball at Midlakes Middle School in Clifton Springs, New York, and you’ll see a young man with a passion for the game. Talk to the players on his team and you’ll hear about a dedicated and enthusiastic role model. What you probably won’t notice is the...
Devon Parks doesn’t just believe in miracles — she says she has proof they exist. Parks’ 3-year-old son, Isaiah, was born with the rare disease called DiGeorge Syndrome, but he has outlived his 2-year life expectancy. He recently was named 2009 Child of the Year by the Pennsylvania Elks Home...
SAN DIEGO – Artiva Biotherapeutics, Inc., an oncology company focused on developing and commercializing primary allogeneic natural killer (NK) cell therapies to treat cancer, today announced the appointment of Michael E. Faerm as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Faerm brings more than 20 years of life sciences, equity research, and investment...