BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at BIO Annual International Convention on April 11 in Chicago
BIO 2006 will draw 18,000 life science professionals from around the world to network and learn about the future of the industry through an expansive exhibit hall and a series of thought-provoking, educational programs. Sponsored by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 14th annual international convention will take place April 9-12 at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and 31 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
About BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BioSante is developing a pipeline of hormone therapy products to treat both men and women. These hormone therapy products are gel formulations for transdermal administration that deliver bioidentical estradiol and testosterone. BioSante's lead products include Bio-E-Gel(R) (transdermal estradiol gel) for the treatment of women with menopausal symptoms, and LibiGel(R) (transdermal testosterone gel) for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction (FSD). A Bio-E-Gel new drug application (NDA) was submitted to the FDA in the first quarter of 2006. The current market in the U.S. for estrogen and testosterone products is approximately $2.5 billion. The transdermal gel formulations used in the women's gel products are licensed by BioSante from Antares Pharma Inc. The company also is developing its calcium phosphate nanotechnology (CaP) for novel vaccines, including avian flu and biodefense vaccines for toxins such as anthrax and ricin, and drug delivery systems. Additional information is available online at: www.biosantepharma.com.