Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Nanomedicine company Nanobiotix elects former Aventis vice chairman and CFO Patrick Langlois as its chairman: Podcast available at www.medtechmatters.

Abstract:
Nanobiotix, an emerging nanomedicine company focused on cancer therapy, announced today that it has elected Patrick Langlois as chairman of its non-executive board, effective immediately.

Nanomedicine company Nanobiotix elects former Aventis vice chairman and CFO Patrick Langlois as its chairman: Podcast available at www.medtechmatters.

PARIS, France | Posted on May 13th, 2008

Nanobiotix, an emerging nanomedicine company focused on cancer therapy, announced today that it has elected Patrick Langlois as chairman of its non-executive board, effective immediately.

Since March 1, 2005, Mr. Langlois has served as a General Partner with PJL CONSEILS, a consulting firm specializing in strategy, corporate development, and M&A activities for healthcare companies. Prior to PJL, he was vice chairman of the management board and chief financial officer at Aventis (created by the merger of Rhône-Poulenc and Hoechst) from May 2002 to September 2004, and executive vice president and chief financial officer of Aventis from December 1999 to May 2002.

At Aventis, Mr. Langlois was responsible for finance, corporate development, and supervision of the company's dermatology, protein therapeutics, and animal health businesses. Earlier in his career, he was employed by Rhône-Poulenc Group from 1975 to 1999, most recently as chief financial officer and member of the executive committee. In addition to Nanobiotix, Mr. Langlois also is a board member of Shire Pharmaceuticals (UK), Scynexis (USA), and Exonhit Therapeutics (France). In addition, Mr. Langlois has served as a senior advisor to JP Morgan Healthcare since December 2006.

"The addition of such an accomplished industry veteran as Patrick Langlois bears strong testimony to the significant opportunity ahead of Nanobiotix," said Laurent Levy, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Nanobiotix. "We look forward to reaping the benefits of Patrick's considerable talent and abundant experience related to accessing the capital markets and building strong strategic partnerships."

"The Company's NanoXray platform has the potential to be a dramatic innovation in cancer therapy, based on a technology that is designed to allow destruction of cancer cells only," added Patrick Langlois. "I am very proud to be part of this important mission."

####

About Nanobiotix
Nanobiotix is an emerging nanomedicine company combining dramatic advances in nanotechnology and molecular biology to develop nanoXray™— a technology platform

that is expected to be turned ‘on’ and ‘off’ outside the body to selectively treat a variety of cancers safely and noninvasively. Use of NanoXray is intended to resolve radiation therapy’s biggest drawback: destruction of healthy tissue and its subsequent deleterious side effects when a high dose of x-ray is necessary. The core of a nanoXray nanoparticle is an inactive and inert substance—not a drug—that can subsequently be activated in order to locally (intratumor) increase the dose of x-ray, which is then expected to lead to higher efficiency. After nanoXray nanoparticles accumulate in the target tissues, a standard x-ray is applied that is intended to generate a local therapeutic effect, designed to destroy only the targeted tumor cells. This mechanism suggests total control of the intended therapeutic effect.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Ronald Trahan
Ronald Trahan Associates Inc.
508-359-4005, x108

Copyright © PRWeb™

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

News and information

Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles October 21st, 2014

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology: Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions October 21st, 2014

Nitrogen Doped Graphene Characterized by Iranian, Russian, German Scientists October 21st, 2014

Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream: Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices October 20th, 2014

Nanomedicine

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology: Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions October 21st, 2014

Design of micro and nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons: At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country encapsulation techniques are being developed to deliver correctly and effectively certain drugs October 20th, 2014

Non-Toxic Nanocatalysts Open New Window for Significant Decrease in Reaction Process October 19th, 2014

European Commission opens the gate towards the implementation of Nanomedicine Translation Hub October 16th, 2014

Announcements

Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles October 21st, 2014

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology: Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions October 21st, 2014

Nitrogen Doped Graphene Characterized by Iranian, Russian, German Scientists October 21st, 2014

Removal of Limitations of Composites at Superheat Temperatures October 20th, 2014

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency October 19th, 2014

VDMA photonics steering committee with new members stronger than ever October 14th, 2014

Agar Scientific appoints Paul Balaş as new Technical Sales Manager October 3rd, 2014

PEN Inc. Chairman Scott Rickert Announces Company Vision, Product Priorities and Management Team: Webcast Highlights the Launch of PEN October 3rd, 2014

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 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE