New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2008
Steven Damon leads the Business Development Team for Altea Therapeutics. Altea Therapeutics is an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products based on a new transdermal patch technology that can deliver therapeutic levels of water-soluble small drugs, therapeutic proteins, carbohydrates, and vaccines through the skin in a convenient, painless and cost-effective manner. Altea Therapeutics has demonstrated in several clinical studies that its patented PassPort™ Transdermal System achieves what existing transdermal patches are unable to do, namely the delivery through the skin of compounds that are typically administered by needle injections. The company's lead products in clinical trials include a Transdermal Basal Insulin Patch designed to provide continuous delivery of insulin for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and a Transdermal Fentanyl Citrate Patch that enables rapid and safe management of moderate to severe pain.
Steven Damon has over 20 years of experience with various business roles in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining Altea Therapeutics, Steven Damon was at Durect Corporation in Cupertino, Ca, where he completed several product partnership agreements with major pharmaceutical companies, was responsible for other commercial activities including the Alzet brand drug delivery pumps, and was President of a wholly owned subsidiary - Absorbable Polymers International. Damon will present the company's unique partnership opportunities at BioNetwork's Metabolic Diseases Partnering Primer, on October 7, 2008.
Highlights of the panel presentation will include:
•Exploring major partnering opportunities available to potential partners
•Understanding the unique drug delivery methods perfected at Altea Therapeutics
•Evaluating trends in the future of metabolic disease treatments
BioNetwork 2008 is the premier biotech and pharmaceutical business development partnering conference. The 3 day interactive forum tackles issues created by an extremely competitive partnering environment requiring strong relationship building, extensive partnership scouting and rapid decision making processes. To overcome these issues, BioNetwork provides a series of thought-provoking sessions combined with exclusive networking events to ensure maximized return on investment.
Partnering Made Easy: One-On-One Meeting Rooms, available throughout all 3 days of BioNetwork!
As an attendee, you have the opportunity to organize a meeting with a colleague or potential partner in the one-to-one meeting rooms. Book one of these closed door meeting rooms for up to 30 minutes at a time through our easy-to-use partnering website. This is your chance to move potential partners to the next stage, and to identify the mutual benefits of your potential alliance in a private setting. Book your room and begin launching successful partnerships right away.
October 6, 2008
Interested in meeting other companies partnering in your therapeutic area of interest? Join business development and licensing heads from companies in oncology, auto-immune disease, cardiovascular diseases, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, drug delivery technologies and others, as they discuss where strategic partnerships can be build and what lays on the road ahead.
October 7, 2008
Therapeutic Focus Partnering Primers:
Enabling small biotechs to present their compounds/technologies available for partnering, these 10 minute presentations will provide innovative companies the opportunity to demonstrate their value in sessions focused on their therapeutic area of interest. Therapeutic areas to be presented include:
•Central Nervous System
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