BioAlliance Pharma SA (Euronext Paris – BIO), a company dedicated to the treatment and supportive care of cancer and AIDS patients, today announced that it will present its nanoparticle technology and the latter’s advantages in therapeutic applications at the French-Norwegian Interdisciplinary Symposium on Nano and Micro Frontiers in Biology and Medicine, to take place in Bergen, Norway, from August 31 to September 2, 2009.
Medical applications of nano- and microtechnology are undergoing unprecedented growth worldwide, with the first drugs based on these platforms now reaching the market. By positioning itself within this sector, BioAlliance Pharma is forging a reputation as a pioneer in France and the rest of Europe. The company’s proprietary nanoparticle technologies enable it to offer innovative therapeutics solutions for parenteral or oral administration in oncology, infectious diseases and supportive care.
During this interdisciplinary symposium, BioAlliance Pharma will present its latest advances in the field of chemotherapy – notably its slow-release nanoparticle system for orally administered irinotecan and the “Transdrug” parenteral system. The symposium also constitutes an opportunity for the company to develop its network of experts with particular R&D expertise in these new modes of drug delivery.
About the French-Norwegian Interdisciplinary Symposium on Nano and Micro Frontiers in Biology and Medicine
The “French-Norwegian Interdisciplinary Symposium on Nano and Micro Frontiers in Biology and Medicine” is being organized with the support of the French Embassy in Oslo and the Franco-Norwegian Foundation for Research, Innovation and Industrial Development (FFN-FFS).