Category: AWG

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Antimicrobials Working Group Announces Updates to Leadership Team

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the appointment of a new Chairman, Evan Loh, M.D., President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Loh replaces Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Cidara Therapeutics, whose two-year term as Chairman of AWG has expired. Dr. Stein...

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VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals Joins Antimicrobials Working Group

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the addition of VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to its coalition of companies with the mission to combat drug resistant infections and spur life-saving innovations. This new addition brings AWG’s membership to 15 antimicrobial drug companies. VenatoRx is a world leader in antibacterial and antiviral drug...

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Summit Therapeutics Joins Antimicrobials Working Group

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the addition of Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: SMMT; AIM: SUMM) (Summit) to its coalition of companies with the mission to combat drug resistant infections and spur life-saving innovations. Summit is an international biopharmaceutical company developing new mechanism antibiotics for C. difficile infection and gonorrhea and is...

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Entasis Therapeutics Inc. Joins Antimicrobials Working Group

WASHINGTON D.C., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the addition of Entasis Therapeutics Inc. (Entasis) to its coalition of companies with the mission to combat drug resistant infections and spur life-saving innovations. Entasis utilizes a unique pathogen-targeted approach to develop a robust clinical and pre-clinical pipeline of potential first-...

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Antimicrobials Working Group Highlights Member Company Participation at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) today announced that thirteen of its member companies will present data from their clinical and research programs at the annual meeting of the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2018) to be held April 21 – 24 in Madrid, Spain. ECCMID is an annual scientific meeting that...

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The Antimicrobials Working Group Announces the Appointment of Dr. Michael Dunne as Vice Chair

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today that Michael Dunne, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer of Iterum Therapeutics, has been appointed as Vice Chair, joining Vice Chair Evan Loh, M.D., President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTK) and Chairman Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., President and CEO of Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTX)....

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Motif Bio PLC, Spero Therapeutics, Inc. and Vical Incorporated Join Antimicrobials Working Group

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today the addition of three new members to its coalition of companies with the mission to combat drug resistant infections and spur life-saving innovations. Motif Bio PLC (AIM/Nasdaq: MTFB), is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel antibiotics to treat hospitalized patients with serious...

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Antimicrobials Working Group Highlights Member Company Participation at IDWeek 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) today announced that thirteen of its member companies will present data from their clinical and research programs at IDWeek 2017 taking place in San Diego from October 4 – 8. In addition to 59 poster presentations, representatives from AWG member companies will be participating in various panels and symposiums addressing the...

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Antimicrobials Working Group Member Companies Announce Partnership and Exclusive Pricing Program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) is pleased to announce that two of its member companies, T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTOO), an emerging leader in the development of innovative diagnostic products to improve patient health, and Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDTX), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infectives including immunotherapies, have entered into an...