Biotech/ Biodefense Stock Trading Alert; Emergent Biosolutions (NYSE: EBS) Hits 52 Week High
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Point Roberts, WA - April 14, 2011 - Investorideas.com, a leader in sector stock research including biotech and biodefense stocks issues a trading alert on Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (NYSE: EBS) as it hit a 52 week high in Wednesday’s trading. The Company reported its chairman and chief executive officer, has been recognized as Biotech CEO of the Year during the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards at the World Vaccine Congress.
Biotech/ Biodefense Stocks Sector Snapshot ( as of close April 14 th)
- Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) closed at $0.1036 on over 242,000 shares, with its 52 week range of $0.096 - 0.35
- Dynasil Corporation (NASDAQ GM: DYSL) ended at $4.14, with a 52 week range of $ 2.35 - 7.48
- Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (NYSE: EBS ) closed at $24,68 hitting its 52 week high; $14.11 - 25.24
- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP) finished trading at $3.17, its 52 week range of $1.25 - 4.96
- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (AMEX: PLX ) closed at $7.24, up 0.15 (2.12%)
- Siga Technologies (NasdaqGM: SIGA ) ended trading at $13.4, up 0.48 (3.71%) on over 437,000 shares
Emergent BioSolutions Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri Named Biotech CEO of the Year at the World Vaccine Congress
ROCKVILLE, Md.--- Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS ) announced that Fuad El-Hibri, its chairman and chief executive officer, has been recognized as Biotech CEO of the Year during the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards at the World Vaccine Congress. The ViE awards showcase excellence and honor accomplishments of both individuals and companies in the global vaccine industry.
"This award is a testament to the collective efforts of the Emergent BioSolutions team, who on a daily basis and all over the world, lives out the corporate mission – to protect life,” said Mr. El-Hibri. "Our team shares a passion and commitment to make vital contributions to address unmet and underserved medical needs. It is an honor to be recognized for the work that we do.”
In selecting the winner for this category, the distinguished panel of judges evaluated the finalists based on their commitment to disease prevention and treatment, leadership, contribution to company performance, communication, and vision, industry influence, and achievements in company positioning and status.
Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces Multi-Target Exosome Assay Validation
SAN DIEGO - April 12, 2011 (Investorideas.com newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI) has validated the ability of its Enzyme Linked Lectin Specific Assay (ELLSA) to identify the presence of exosomes underlying the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis (TB), and various forms of cancer, including ovarian, melanoma, breast, lymphoma, and colorectal. In July 2010, ESI disclosed that it filed a patent relating to the development of an assay that would allow researchers to detect exosomes in blood and other fluids. In addition to research opportunities, Aethlon Medical plans to test ELLSA as a diagnostic to quantify the therapeutic capabilities of the Aethlon Hemopurifier® to remove immunosuppressive exosomes from the circulatory system of those afflicted with cancer. ESI is now preparing a market survey that will be provided to researchers to determine market demand and pricing for ELLSA as a research tool.
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Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD)
At Aethlon Medical, we create revolutionary devices to address infectious disease and cancer. Our devices are designed to be novel platform solutions that fill therapeutic voids or aid in disease diagnosis and monitoring.
Our Hemopurifier® is the first medical device to selectively target the removal of infectious viruses and immunosuppressive proteins from the entire circulatory system. We recently discovered that our Hemopurifier® captures tumor-secreted exosomes that suppress the immune system of those afflicted with cancer. Prior to this discovery, a therapeutic strategy to directly inhibit or reverse the immunosuppressive destruction caused by exosomes did not exist in cancer care. By eliminating this mechanism, we believe our Hemopurifier® can fill an unmet clinical need and provide the benefit of an immune-based therapy without adding drug toxicity or interaction risks to established and emerging treatment strategies.
James A. Joyce
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Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (NYSE: EBS )
Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent's marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. www.emergentbiosolutions.com
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