Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Intradigm Announces Addition of Samuel Zalipsky to Management Team

Abstract:
Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted and effective RNA interference (RNAi)
therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Samuel Zalipsky, Ph.D., as vice president, technology development. Dr. Zalipsky brings more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and offers significant expertise in areas critical to Intradigm's growth.

Intradigm Announces Addition of Samuel Zalipsky to Management Team

PALO ALTO, CA | Posted on May 30th, 2007

Dr. Zalipsky comes to Intradigm following an eight-year tenure with
ALZA Corporation, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies,
during which he established himself as a leading expert on drug delivery
systems. His broad drug delivery expertise spans several important areas
including chemistry of peptides, polymers for bio-medical application,
bioconjugates with drugs, peptides/proteins, saccharides, lipids/liposomes,
and nanoparticles. He is widely regarded as an active researcher and
inventor, particularly in the areas of macromolecular and nanoparticular
carrier-mediated delivery.

At ALZA, Dr. Zalipsky established and managed programs focused on
delivery of biopharmaceuticals, PEGylated proteins, and targeted delivery
of liposomes. Prior to his work with ALZA, he held key scientific positions
with SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals and Enzon Inc., while also serving as a
visiting associate professor in the chemistry department of Rutgers
University. In his new role, Dr. Zalipsky will spearhead the continued
development of Intradigm's proprietary nanoparticle-based RNAi delivery
technology, as well as its novel RNAi therapeutic formulations. He will
also be responsible for overseeing the company's work in the areas of new
technology development and new technology in-licensing.

"While Samuel possesses impressive experience in the biotechnology and
pharmaceutical industry, it is the relevance of his expertise as it relates
to Intradigm's RNAi drug delivery focus that makes him such an ideal
addition to our team," said Mohammad Azab, M.D., president and chief
executive officer of Intradigm. "We are very happy to welcome Samuel to
Intradigm and look forward to the critical contributions he will make to
the company and our efforts to bring innovative RNAi therapeutics to the
market."

####

About Intradigm Corporation
Intradigm is a private biotechnology company dedicated to the
development of targeted and effective RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics
for the treatment of serious diseases with an initial focus on oncology.
The company's expertise in the development and delivery of RNAi molecules
serves as the foundation of Intradigm's drug development platform. In
particular, the company's novel and proprietary RNAi Nanoplex(TM) delivery
technology is unique in its ability to allow the targeted delivery of RNAi
therapeutics to specific tissues though systemic administration.

At present, Intradigm is working to build a high-value internal
pipeline of RNAi oncology therapeutics, and is actively advancing its lead
internal drug candidate, ICS-283, for a variety of cancer indications. The
company is also establishing collaborative relationships with
pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies through which Intradigm's
advanced RNAi delivery technology may be applied to a broad range of therapeutic targets.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
3350 W Bayshore Rd, Suite 100;
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: (650) 855 9696
Fax: (650) 855 9699

Copyright © PR Newswire Association LLC.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Nanomedicine

Viral RNA sensing: Optical detection of picomolar concentrations of RNA using switches in plasmonic chirality September 21st, 2018

UT engineers develop first method for controlling nanomotors: Breakthrough for nanotechnology as UT engineers develop first method for switching the mechanical motion of nanomotors September 21st, 2018

Nanobiotix: Update on Head and Neck Phase I/II Trial with NBTXR3 and Other program data presented at ImmunoRad 2018 September 20th, 2018

NUS researchers invent new test kit for quick, accurate and low-cost screening of diseases: Test results are denoted by a color change and could be further analyzed by a smartphone app, making it attractive as a point-of-care diagnostic device September 19th, 2018

Announcements

Searching for errors in the quantum world September 21st, 2018

Viral RNA sensing: Optical detection of picomolar concentrations of RNA using switches in plasmonic chirality September 21st, 2018

UT engineers develop first method for controlling nanomotors: Breakthrough for nanotechnology as UT engineers develop first method for switching the mechanical motion of nanomotors September 21st, 2018

Nanobiotix: Update on Head and Neck Phase I/II Trial with NBTXR3 and Other program data presented at ImmunoRad 2018 September 20th, 2018

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Jim Barnhart Joins Nanometrics as Senior Vice President of Operations March 15th, 2018

Jonathan Chou to Join Nanometrics as Chief Financial Officer February 26th, 2018

Ocean Optics Grows Sales Organization with Executive Appointments: Henry Langston promoted, Christine Stannard joins spectral sensing product developer December 23rd, 2017

Emmanuel Sabonnadiere is Letiís New CEO November 28th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project