SemBioSys to present new data at American Diabetes Association annual meetingTSX symbol: SBS
CALGARY, June 20, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. , a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of therapeutic proteins for metabolic and cardiovascular disease, today announced that it will be presenting a scientific poster and abstract at the 67th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Chicago. The Company's poster will disclose recent accomplishments in the development of a highly-scalable, low cost source of recombinant human insulin. Poster session presentations will take place at the McCormick Place Convention Center on Saturday June 23 from 6:00pm to 7:15 pm and on Monday June 25 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The poster and abstract are titled:
"Chemical and Biological Characterization of Recombinant Human Insulin Produced in Transgenic Plants." Abstract Number 0459-P by Joseph Boothe, Cory Nykiforuk, Elizabeth Murray, Philip Kuhlman, W. Brent Pollock, Amanda Bodero, Joseph Goren, Richard Keon, Nancy Markley, and Maurice Moloney.
About SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (www.sembiosys.com)
Calgary, Alberta-based SemBioSys Genetics Inc. is a biotechnology company developing insulin and other protein-based pharmaceuticals for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. The Company's lead candidate is recombinant human insulin produced in the plant host safflower, to serve the rapidly expanding global diabetes market and to supply insulin for inhalation and other alternative insulin delivery technologies. The Company's other protein-based pharmaceutical candidate is a cardiovascular drug called Apo AI. SemBioSys is also developing a series of non-pharmaceutical products addressing animal and aquaculture health, nutritional oils and human topical markets.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements containing the words "believe", "may", "plan", "will", "estimate", "continue", "anticipate", "intend", "expect" and other similar expressions which constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current expectation and assumptions, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, changing market conditions, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the establishment of corporate alliances, the impact of competitive products and pricing, new product development, uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process and other risks detailed from time-to-time in the Company's ongoing filings with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities which filings can be found at www.sedar.com. Given these risks and uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable Canadian securities laws.
CONTACT: SemBioSys Genetics Inc., Mr. Andrew Baum, President and ChiefExecutive Officer, Phone: (403) 717-8767, Fax: (403) 250-3886, E-mail:, Internet: www.sembiosys.com; Investor Relations, RossMarshall, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone: (416) 815-0700 (Ext. 238), Fax:(416) 815-0080, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
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Posted: June 2007