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Avigen Sells Early Stage Research Program in Hemophilia to Baxter
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGN), a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the company has sold the rights to its early stage blood coagulation compound, AV513, to Baxter Healthcare Corporation, a global leader in hemophilia therapy, for $7 million. Baxter acquired all rights to AV513, a compound poised for clinical research that has been shown to improve blood coagulation in preclinical models for hemophilia. Avigen has been developing AV513 as an oral therapy to treat patients with bleeding disorders, including hemophilia A.
QLogic Announces Networking Storage Solutions for IBM BladeCenter
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced availability of an innovative, cost-effective suite of end-to-end 8Gb Fibre Channel networking solutions for IBM BladeCenter(tm) that includes the QLogic(r) 20 Port 8Gb Fibre Channel SAN Switch Module, QLogic 8Gb Fibre Channel Intelligent Pass-Thru Module and the QLogic 8Gb Fibre Channel/1GbE combo mezzanine card. With support for up to 128 virtual servers per chassis using N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV), the QLogic modules allow IBM BladeCenter customers to better leverage VMware capabilities by deploying more server applications and virtual machines in their existing chassis.
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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.6 Million Contract for High Power Amplifiers
MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $1.6 million contract from Raytheon for the production of the Integrated Radio Frequency Assembly (IRA) used in the Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS) UHF radio.