Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
Velocity Pharmaceutical Development Announces Clinical Development Agreement

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocity Pharmaceutical Development LLC (VPD) today announced the signing of a Licensing Agreement to pursue a drug development program utilizing EuMederis Pharmaceuticals' EuPort technology for optimizing the pharmaceutical properties of peptide drugs.  Research and further development is being funded and carried out through a special purpose development company, Spitfire Pharma, Inc., operating largely in virtual mode. The program will be managed by members of the Velocity Pharmaceutical Development team and by John Nestor, Ph.D., CEO of EuMederis.

Peptide hormones control a host of critical functions throughout the body. Peptide drugs, however, typically have a short duration of action and require self-injection thus limiting their utility. Recent advances in the design, synthesis and delivery of peptides, such as the EuPort technology, have increased interest in this attractive pharmaceutical class.

"The EuMederis model of rapid peptide optimization has quickly provided us with an attractive peptide development candidate and its low-infrastructure organization is consistent with our plan for Velocity Pharmaceutical Development," explained David J. Collier, M.D., CEO of Velocity Pharmaceutical Development LLC.

"We expect that the Velocity model for rapid and focused clinical development programs in relatively flat organizations will find many adherents in the future of biopharmaceutical development," said John Nestor, Ph.D., founding CEO, EuMederis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "It is a pleasure to be working with such a highly experienced team of drug development experts."

The deal terms and therapeutic target are unannounced at this time.

About Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC

Velocity Pharmaceutical Development (VPD) is a pharmaceutical development organization dedicated to rapidly advancing promising drug candidates to clinical proof of concept using a highly virtual management model.  VPD seeks to acquire promising drug candidates, generally within a year of their entering human clinical trials or after initial human clinical data have been generated.  VPD then manages a highly virtual development program for each drug candidate intended to generate convincing human proof of concept data.   Following successful human proof of concept, VPD then seeks a large pharmaceutical company acquirer for each program.  VPD is staffed by a seasoned team of clinical drug developers with expertise in identifying attractive drug candidates, target markets, and designing and managing outsourced clinical trials. This expert team manages multiple single asset companies to remove the costly overhead and misaligned incentives present in traditional biotechnology company structures. VPD operates on a rapid decision principle, which identifies drug candidates with the greatest promise and repurposes capital from those that don't work out early in the process. VPD believes this new capital-efficient model will yield attractive new drugs to treat patients with significant unmet clinical needs. The company is located in South San Francisco, California.  More information is available at www.vpd.net.

About EuMederis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

EuMederis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.eumederis.com) is a seed-stage biotechnology company focused on the design and development of Best-in-Class peptide therapeutics with optimized pharmaceutical properties. EuMederis' EuPort technology utilizes a proprietary chemical modification to increase the duration of action and bioavailability of peptides, generating optimized new chemical entities. EuMederis is led by John J. Nestor, Jr., Ph.D., who has more than 35 years of experience in peptide hormone design and development, both in major pharmaceutical companies (Syntex, Roche Bioscience) and in San Diego biotech companies (Sequenom, Inc.; TheraPei Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). He is lead inventor of pharmaceuticals marketed by Roche (Valcyte®), Merck/Organon (Orgalutran®) and Pfizer/Searle (Synarel®). The company is located in San Diego, California.

Contact 
Leslie Loven
1-415-524-7326
leslie@vpd.net

SOURCE Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small ti...
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed...
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises...
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distributi...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE