Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Azaya Therapeutics, Inc. Elects Ze’ev Shaked, Ph.D., to Board of Directors

Abstract:
Brings Track Record of Successful Product Commercialization

Azaya Therapeutics, Inc. Elects Ze’ev Shaked, Ph.D., to Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO, TX | Posted on May 31st, 2007

Azaya Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the election of Dr. Ze'ev Shaked to its Board of Directors. Dr. Shaked has extensive managerial and pharmaceutical product development experience in commercializing new drug products. He most recently was President and CEO of Spherics, Inc., where he transformed the company into a product-driven company with an attractive product pipeline, and where he raised more than $25 million from the venture capital industry.

Prior to Spherics, Dr. Shaked was Chief Operating Officer of ILEX Oncology, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas. He was instrumental in ILEX obtaining ownership and FDA approval for CAMPATH and Clolar, two of its commercialized products. In addition, Dr. Shaked has held a number of senior research and development and corporate management positions at ImmuLogic Pharmaceutical Corporation, Berlex Biosciences, Inc., Triton Biosciences, Inc., CODON Corporation, and Chiron Corporation. He obtained his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Applied Biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

"Ze'ev Shaked has an outstanding track record in the biopharmaceutical industry and in overseeing the development of new drugs," said John Kerr, chairman of the board of Azaya. "His wealth of scientific experience will be invaluable in guiding the overall development of Azaya's pipeline of products."

####

About Azaya Therapeutics, Inc.
Azaya Therapeutics, Inc., is an emerging nanotherapy company with an innovative technology platform – Protein Stabilized Nanoparticles – (PSNTM) designed to significantly improve the efficacy and safety of water insoluble pharmaceutical agents. Azaya is initially building an in-house pipeline of safer and more efficacious nanoparticle chemotherapy drug products. Azaya was granted a patent on this technology in February 2007.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Azaya Therapeutics, San Antonio
Michael T. Dwyer, 210-341-6600
or
Dublin & Associates
Eric Whittington, 210-227-0221, ext. 239

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

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

DNA nanoswitches reveal how life's molecules connect: An accessible new way to study molecular interactions could lower cost and time associated with discovering new drugs January 30th, 2015

Made-in-Singapore rapid test kit detects dengue antibodies from saliva: IBN's MedTech innovation simplifies diagnosis of infectious diseases January 29th, 2015

Iranian Researchers Planning to Produce Edible Insulin January 28th, 2015

Nanoparticles that deliver oligonucleotide drugs into cells described in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics January 28th, 2015

Announcements

New method allows for greater variation in band gap tunability: The method can change a material's electronic band gap by up to 200 percent January 31st, 2015

Evidence mounts for quantum criticality theory: Findings bolster theory that quantum fluctuations drive strange electronic phenomena January 30th, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About Nanopesticides January 30th, 2015

DNA nanoswitches reveal how life's molecules connect: An accessible new way to study molecular interactions could lower cost and time associated with discovering new drugs January 30th, 2015

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Nexeon Board Changes Announced January 29th, 2015

Rice's Naomi Halas to direct Smalley Institute: Optics pioneer will lead Rice's multidisciplinary science institute January 15th, 2015

SUNY Board Appoints Dr. Alain Kaloyeros as Founding President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute January 13th, 2015

Blend Therapeutics Appoints Distinguished Physician Scientist, Dennis Ausiello, MD, to Board of Directors January 8th, 2015

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



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2015 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE