Tucson (May 26, 2016) - Evan Unger, MD, President and CEO of NuvOx Pharma, a Tucson based biotechnology company, announced that the company has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop an ultrasound contrast agent to diagnose pancreatic cancer. The Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant is a joint development project between NuvOx and Stanford University. The two principal investigators on the project are Drs. Unger and Juergen Willmann, MD, Chief of Body Imaging, Professor of Radiology, Stanford University, School of Medicine.
Phoenix (March 4, 2016) - 113 early stage companies applied to compete in the third annual Venture Madness competition - a bracket-style business competition modeled after the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament. The applicant pool was narrowed down to 64 companies which began competing head-to-head online to try to enter the Sweet 16. The top 16 finalists including NuvOx competed in an in-person live pitch event at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale over a three day period.
Tucson (Feb. 14, 2016) - Tucson based pharmaceutical company NuvOx Pharma announced today that it has secured orphan drug designation from the FDA for its investigational drug NVX-508 for vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) and acute chest syndrome (ACS) in sickle cell disease...
Tucson (Feb. 13, 2016) - The FDA has notified NuvOx Pharma that it may proceed with a clinical trial for its Investigational New Drug (IND), NVX-508 for vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) and acute chest syndrome (ACS) in sickle cell disease. VOC is one of the most severe complications of sickle cell disease and it typically involves excruciating, debilitating, episodic pain and can contribute to contribute to infection, stroke, multisystem organ damage, and shortened life expectancy.
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Dr. Unger has pioneered original research, championed the clinical translation of his research products, and founded companies in the technology-based private sector to market these products. Dr. Unger's products are routinely used in clinical diagnostic tests that impact the lives of Arizonans and improve healthcare world-wide.
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