Novavax H7N9 VLP Influenza Vaccine Enters Animal Testing
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) today announced that it has completed purification of a lot of A/Anhui/1/13 H7N9 virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine and initiated animal immunogenicity and efficacy studies, including studies intended to evaluate protection against wild-type viral challenges. Novavax began work on the strain in early April. Analysis and optimization of the gene sequences for the key viral hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase proteins, synthesis of the genes, construction of a recombinant baculovirus vector, infection of insect cells, purification of the first batches of VLP vaccine, and administration to animals were all completed in 28 days.
Novavax to Report First-Quarter 2013 Financial Results on May 7, 2013
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) announced today that it will report its 2013 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, before the U.S. financial markets open. The announcement will be followed by a webcast and conference call hosted by Stanley C. Erck, President and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of senior management at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. The webcast and conference call will be available at
Novavax Reports Progress on RSV Vaccine at the XV International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) reported that David C. Flyer, Ph.D., Director of Preclinical Development at Novavax, presented recent preclinical findings from the company's respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine development program at the XV International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He reported that in preclinical studies, Novavax' RSV vaccine candidate induced anti-RSV antibodies capable of neutralizing RSV
Novavax to Present at the 25th Annual ROTH Conference
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) a clinical-stage vaccine company, announced today that Stanley C. Erck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Novavax, will present at the 25th Annual ROTH Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 8:30am PDT. A live audio-plus slides webcast link for the presentation can be accessed via the company website at www.novavax.com under Investor Info/Events.