March 1, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently awarded EGEN, Inc., one of HudsonAlpha’s 15 associate companies, a $1,600,000 four-year grant to support its ovarian cancer-fighting drug therapy. According to EGEN CEO Dr. Khursheed Answer, the funding represents a “significant milestone” in the Phase II clinical development of “EGEN -001,” the company’s lead product. Read more.
HudsonAlpha’s Partners of Progress put in hundreds of hours in 2010, saving the institute thousands of dollars in staff time. To show their appreciation, the external affairs team hosted a volunteer reception. Read more.
Research into Parkinson disease at HudsonAlpha received additional support on the heels of a $250,000 gift from Huntsville philanthropist John Jurenko. Fred Seeley, president of the Huntsville Parkinson Support Group, presented a check to Dr. Rick Myers during a recent visit to the institute. Read more.
We invite you to “Get to Know” Krista Stanton Thibeault. She credits her late father, also a scientist, for nurturing the inquisitive mind that led her to a career in biotech. Today she isn’t just asking questions; she is searching for answers. Read more.