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Aida Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AIDA) Announces Update on Progress of Rh-Apo2L Testing


4/28/2008 8:20:56 AM

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aida Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company is compiling data for its Phase 2 testing results of Rh-Apo2L and expects to announce the findings within the next month. The Company previously announced that the target cancers for the drug have been determined and initial results are extremely positive. The cancer targets that the Company has chosen are ailments which Rh-Apo2L has shown the most efficacy and which have the most market potential. The Company previously announced that Rh-Apo2L testing results have shown strong efficacy in treating non-small cell lung cancer, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer and kidney cancer.

The Company intends to immediately file for Phase 3 clinical testing with the People's Republic of China's State Food and Drug Administration after the announcement of the findings from Phase 2 testing. The Company anticipates that the Chinese government will then allow for the commencement of Phase 3 testing within two to three months after the Phase 2 results are published. Phase 3 testing will entail large-volume tests on over 300 patients and is the last step before it may be commercially sold in the People's Republic of China.

About Rh-Apo2L- The Anti-Cancer Drug

Rh-Apo2L is a pioneering biotechnology gene therapy drug used to treat certain forms of cancer. This biopharmaceutical drug has gained the attention of researchers and clinical professionals throughout the People's Republic of China who are observing the drug for potential replacement of surgery and radiation therapy for cancer. Potentially, over 8 million lives can be saved each year in the People's Republic of China by this drug.

About Aida Pharmaceuticals

Aida Pharmaceuticals is a product-focused pharmaceuticals company engaged in the formulation, clinical testing, registration, manufacture, sales and marketing of advanced pharmaceutical and genetic products in mainland China. The Company's mission is to discover, develop and market meaningful new therapies that improve human health. Aida Pharmaceuticals, in operation since March 1999, is headquartered in Hangzhou, China with manufacturing, distribution and sales points throughout mainland China. Aida is GMP certified in China and ISO9002 certified for quality assurance and ISO14000 certified for ecologically-friendly practices.

Safe Harbor Statement Under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause a company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance, and achievement. These risks and uncertainties are described in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.

CONTACT: Ashley Hull, +1-310-450-9100, opt 1, ashley@leacapital.com; or
Broker, Chesapeake Group, +1-410-825-3930

Web site: http://en.aidapharma.com//


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