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Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Infinity Pharmaceuticals Named as One of the Best Places to Work
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:INFI), an innovative cancer drug discovery and development company, today announced that it has been named one of "2008's Best Places to Work" by both The Scientist and the Boston Business Journal. The Scientist, a life sciences magazine, cited Infinity for its strong research environment, placing it fifth out of the 207 life science companies who participated in the survey worldwide. Infinity was the only small pharmaceutical honoree by the Boston Business Journal, a broad, cross-industry publication in the Boston area.
Znomics and Leading Chemist At Oregon Health & Science University Launch Drug Discovery Program for Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases
PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Znomics, Inc. (OTCBB:ZNOM), a pioneer in the development of the zebrafish as a vertebrate genetic platform to accelerate drug discovery, announced today a collaborative research program with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Thomas Scanlan, Ph.D., Director of its Chemical Biology Program, to design and develop pre-clinical compounds to treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and inflammatory bowel syndrome.
Fasthold Capital Boasts Pull Through Rate of 93 Percent
ORANGE, Calif., July 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Fasthold Capital, Inc., a leading specialist in structuring the sale of residential, commercial and consumer loan portfolios, today announced that the company had a pull through rate of 93% during its first year of business. The company has acquired assets valued at more than $60 million. With $300 million in committed capital, Fasthold Capital can offer customers with distressed assets solutions and services for liquidating those assets.
Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
Axcelis Introduces the Integra RS Dry Strip System
BEVERLY, Mass., July 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACLS) today introduced the new Integra RS photoresist dry strip cleaning system, which brings significantly higher productivity and flexibility to Axcelis' already proven advanced process capabilities. The new system, available immediately, offers the highest manufacturing productivity on the market today for leading-edge memory and logic devices.