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BiPar Sciences' Lead Compound Selected as Top 10 Oncology Drug Candidate
BRISBANE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BiPar Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing PARP inhibitors as novel cancer therapies, today announced that its lead drug candidate, BSI-201, which is in Phase 2 clinical trials for multiple cancer indications, has been selected as one of the Top 10 Most Interesting Oncology Projects Available for Partnering. An independent committee assembled by Windhover Information made the selection. Windhover is a leading provider of business information products and services to senior executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
Hemispherx Selected to Present At 7th Annual BIO Investor Forum
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) announced its selection as a presenting company at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Seventh Annual Bio Investor Forum on Oct. 30, 2008, in San Francisco, CA. Selections for the individual corporate presentation selections were made by BIO with help of outside industry consultants and an Advisory Committee.
Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Adeona Pharmaceuticals' Oral dnaJP1 Phase II Clinical Findings Presented At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:AEN), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative late-stage drug candidates for the treatment of autoimmune and central nervous system diseases, announced today that its scientific collaborator presented new findings from a 160-patient, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II clinical trial using oral dnaJP1 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting in San Francisco, CA.
Steelcase Sponsors Metropolis Magazine's 'Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism' Panel Series
NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to improve communities by design, Metropolis Magazine is partnering with Steelcase, a global office environments manufacturer, to launch a panel series, "Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism," inspired by the book of the same name to be released in November 2008. The book, edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford of Design Corps, is a collection of 30 essays written by practicing architects and designers, urban and community planners, historians, landscape architects, environmental designers and others that question how design can improve the lives of ordinary citizens -- ranging from the eradication of social injustice to improvements of the environment beyond employing green and industry certification practices.
TTI Team Telecom International Ltd.
Pelephone Chooses TTI Telecom's Fault Management Solution for Its UMTS Network
ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TTI Team Telecom International Ltd. (Nasdaq:TTIL) ("TTI Telecom"), a global supplier of Operations Support Systems (OSS) to communications service providers, announced today that it has been chosen by Pelephone, the leading 3G mobile service provider in Israel, to provide the Fault Management solution for the operator's UMTS network. The solution expands upon Pelephone's current OSS solution, also provided by TTI Telecom in 1996, which manages CDMA 1xRTT and EVDO based on Nortel and Motorola products.
Harsco Receives Major U.K. Infrastructure Contract Totaling $5 Million
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today its receipt of a follow-on, two-year contract valued at approximately $5 million to continue its role as the principal scaffolding subcontractor for the construction of new living accommodation and facilities at four British Army garrisons, on Salisbury Plain and in Aldershot in the south of England. The two-year program embraces scaffolding to over 100 new build assets.