WASHINGTON, D.C., August 20, 2017 – At a ceremony prior to the American Chemical Society fall meeting, the ACS inducted Dr. Vincenzo Summa and Dr. Steven Harper, respectively the Vice President of Drug Discovery and the Head of Medicinal Chemistry at IRBM Science Park S.p.A., into its scientific Hall of Fame as Heroes of Chemistry, 2017. The program recognizes scientists whose innovative work in chemistry and chemical engineering led to commercial products that benefit the world.
MILAN, June 20, 2017 – IRBM announced today that a scientific consortium led by its subsidiary Promidis received a 5.6 million euro grant from the Italian region of Lombardy to discover and develop innovative cures for chronic hepatitis B, a disease which still affects a significant portion of the world population, despite the availability of a vaccine. Chronic hepatitis B is a significant burden on national health systems, and can lead to severe complications, especially in children. Continue Reading