April 30, 2010-
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPAX) will present a BioSante cancer vaccine portfolio update at the BIO International Convention, which will take place May 3-6 in Chicago, Illinois.
Stephen M. Simes, BioSante’s president & CEO, will speak on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 3:15 pm local time. He will provide a status report on BioSante’s portfolio of cancer vaccines in clinical development, as well as an update on LibiGel® (testosterone gel) in clinical development for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction.
BioSante’s GVAX cancer vaccines currently are in several Phase II clinical trials in various cancer types including vaccines for the treatment of leukemia, breast cancer and pancreatic cancer, and to date have received FDA orphan drug designations for GVAX AML for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia and GVAX Pancreas for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
About the BIO International Convention
The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends affecting the industry. The BIO International Convention showcases the many ways the biotechnology and life science industries work together to help heal, fuel, and feed the world. More than 20,000 people from across the globe are expected to converge in Chicago to attend the global event for biotechnology. BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.