MONTREAL--(Marketwire - July 20, 2012) - Sunshine Biopharma Inc. (OTCBB: SBFM), a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, today announced that it has engaged Beta Pharma Canada Inc. to manufacture an initial batch of Adva-27a and provide synthesis parameters for future scale-up and large scale manufacturing of the drug. Beta Pharma Canada Inc. is an affiliate of Beta Pharma Inc. with offices and facilities in Connecticut (USA) and Shanghai (China). Beta Pharma Canada Inc., headquartered in Montreal (Canada), is a Canadian small-molecule drug discovery and manufacturing company specializing in design, synthesis and process development of novel pharmaceutical compounds. Adva-27a is Sunshine Biopharma's lead anti-cancer compound which has proven effective at killing Multidrug Resistant Breast Cancer cells (MCF-7/MDR) and Small-Cell Lung Cancer cells (H69AR).
"We are delighted to be working with Beta Pharma Canada with excellent in-house synthesis capability and can amass additional resources through its corporate affiliations," said Dr. Steve N. Slilaty, Sunshine's President and CEO. "We anticipate delivery of the new batch of Adva-27a together with the synthesis parameters by the end of the month," he added.
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