Peptomyc’s Omomyc-based therapy, OMO-103, has obtained approval for first-in-human phase I/II trial to assess the efficacy and safety of a novel Myc inhibitor

BARCELONA, Spain, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Co-founded back in 2014 by VHIO’s Laura Soucek, CEO of the enterprise, and Marie-Eve Beaulieu, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the company, VHIO-born spin-off Peptomyc S.L. has just announced that it has received approval from the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices for conducting clinical trials […]

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The Southern Hemisphere’s Tallest Residential Tower Celebrates Grand Completion

Southern Hemisphere’s tallest tower Australia 108 reaches completion MELBOURNE, Australia., March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Southern Hemisphere’s tallest residential tower – Australia 108, by developer World Class Global – will host the renowned Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s highest ever concert to celebrate the 319-metre tower’s grand completion this month. Located in Melbourne, the super-tall […]

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Jokowi inaugurates Pantar Airport aimed at boosting connectivity

Jakarta  – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurated Pantar Airport, located in Alor District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Thursday that aims to provide better connectivity in the region. At the virtual inauguration of Toraja Airport, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi, President Jokowi is upbeat about Pantar Airport being an alternative connecting infrastructure to Alor, particularly during times when people cannot use sea modes. “This is also a very important airport. Hence, if weather conditions at sea are less hospitable, then you can use this airport,” President Jokowi explained. Pantar Airport, built…

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Power Integrations announces settlement of litigation with Silanna Semiconductor

Wilmington, Del.–(Antara/Business Wire)- Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced a comprehensive settlement of its legal disputes with Silanna Semiconductor, a U.S. company, and several former Philippines-based employees of Power Integrations (PI). PI had filed lawsuits against Silanna and the former employees alleging the knowing breach of PI’s employment agreements with the employees, and interference by Silanna. Under the terms of the settlement, Silanna has made an unspecified cash payment to Power Integrations, agreed to terminate the former PI employees, and committed…

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Ministry upbeat 1.1 mln AstraZeneca vaccine doses administered in May

Jakarta  – The Health Ministry expressed optimism that 1.1 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, procured under the Covax multilateral scheme and the World Health Organization (WHO), would be administered before its expiry date in May 2021. “We are optimistic, as currently, 250 thousand to 350 thousand doses of the vaccine are administered daily. It means we can administer 1.1 million doses of the vaccine within six days,” the ministry’s spokesperson on COVID-19 vaccination, Siti Nadia Tarmidzi, noted in a statement here on Thursday. As many as 1,113,600 doses of…

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Over 46 nations obtained vaccines from COVAX Facility: Marsudi

Jakarta  – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, co-chairing the COVAX AMC Engagement Group, highlighted that 46 nations had obtained COVID-19 vaccines under the global vaccine sharing program started by the World Health Organization (WHO). While chairing a virtual COVAX AMC meeting on Wednesday night, Marsudi, in the company Ethiopian Health Minister Lia Tadesse and Canadian Minister for International Development Karina Gould, drew attention to positive developments since last January that offered a ray of hope amid challenges and dynamism that mandated proper collective handling. “Since our last meeting, we have…

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