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Posted: November 2, 2007
BioSante Pharmaceuticals Common Stock To Begin Trading
(Nanowerk News) BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: BPA) today announced that its common stock will commence trading on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ) effective Monday, November 5, 2007 under the new ticker symbol "BPAX". BioSante announced on October 23, 2007 its intention to transfer its common stock listing from The American Stock Exchange (Amex) to the NASDAQ. All appropriate filings have been made by BioSante to effect the transfer, including a timely request to delist from Amex.
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About BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BioSante is developing a pipeline of hormone therapy products to treat both men and women. These hormone therapy products are gel formulations for transdermal administration that deliver bioidentical estradiol and testosterone. BioSante's lead products include Elestrin™ (estradiol gel) developed through U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval by BioSante indicated for the treatment of moderate-to- severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause, marketed in the U.S. by Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Inc., BioSante's licensee, and LibiGel® (transdermal testosterone gel) in Phase III clinical development by BioSante for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction (FSD). Also in development are Bio-T-Gel™, a testosterone gel for male hypogonadism, and an oral contraceptive in Phase II clinical development using BioSante patented technology. The current market in the U.S. for estrogen and testosterone products is approximately $2.5 billion and for oral contraceptives approximately $3.0 billion. The company also is developing its calcium phosphate nanotechnology (CaP) for novel vaccines, drug delivery, and aesthetic medicine. Additional information is available online at: Website: http://www.BioSantePharma.com