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OXiGENE Reports Positive Phase 2 Interim Results in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer for Lead Vascular Disrupting Agent, ZYBRESTAT(tm)
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN) (Stockholm:OXGN), a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and eye diseases, reported positive interim results from an ongoing phase 2 study of ZYBRESTAT in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. Ten of 34 evaluable patients (29%) enrolled to date in the ongoing, single-arm, Simon two-stage design study evaluating the combination of ZYBRESTAT and chemotherapy (carboplatin and paclitaxel) had partial responses as measured by tumor imaging (RECIST) and/or ovarian cancer biomarker (CA-125) criteria. An additional unconfirmed partial response was observed in a patient lost to follow up, and stable disease responses were observed in an additional nine patients. The combination regimen of ZYBRESTAT and chemotherapy was observed to be well tolerated.
NASDAQ OMX Group Hosts Its First Middle East Investor Conference in Dubai to Provide Issuers With Access to Gulf Investors
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that it will host its first Middle East Investor Conference in Dubai on November 20, 2008. The event, to be held jointly with the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), will provide the Middle Eastern investor community with the opportunity to meet with and learn more about the strategies of leading listed companies, and provide companies with new exposure to the Gulf market. The conference will also feature a discussion of the DIFX's new equity derivatives initiative and the regional potential for exchange traded funds.
Nalco's Latest Water Treatment Innovations Highlighted At International Water Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 26, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC), the global leader in water, energy, air and process technologies and services that deliver savings for customers and improve the environment, will make a series of presentations on latest advances in industrial water treatment as part of the International Water Conference (IWC) which opens today at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.