EDMONTON, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - NAEJA Pharmaceutical, Inc. was
recognized with the "Company of the Year" award by BioAlberta, an
industry association that supports the province's growing community of
biotechnology, environmental science, medical devices, agriculture,
bio-informatics and natural health product companies. The award was
presented to NAEJA at the 14th Annual General Meeting and Awards Gala,
an event that was attended by approximately 150 industry leaders and
government dignitaries. This award recognizes life sciences companies
that show significant achievement within Alberta's marketplace and
business community through strong performance or a leadership role.
"We are honored to receive this prestigious award from BioAlberta, which
serves as a testimony to the many contributions that NAEJA has made to
the Alberta and Canadian biotechnology industry over the years. In
collaboration with global strategic partners both in industry as well
as academia, our team of scientists has discovered and developed many
life-saving drugs that are either in various stages of development or
are in clinical use" remarked Christopher G. Micetich, chief executive officer of NAEJA Pharmaceutical. "NAEJA has also
fostered an environment of scientific excellence and has been a major
employer of graduates from universities across Canada and globally. We
look forward to continuing to make tangible contributions to the life
sciences community here in Alberta and worldwide."
NAEJA is a privately owned pharmaceutical drug discovery and development
company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The company was
established in 1987 (earlier known as SynPhar laboratories Inc.) and
employs over 50 scientists, of whom 90% hold Ph.D. degrees. NAEJA has
an extensive track record of drug discovery and development in many
disease areas including infectious diseases, inflammation, cancer,
cardiovascular disease and diseases of the central nervous system.
NAEJA collaborates with major pharmaceutical and biotechnology
companies worldwide. For more information on the company, please visit
SOURCE: NAEJA Pharmaceutical Inc.
For further information:
Dr. Sameeh M. Salama
NAEJA Pharmaceutical, Inc.