Soligenix Announces Significant Progress with ThermoVax™ Towards the Development of Heat Stable Vaccines

Research Conducted under $9.4 Million NIAID Cooperative Grant
Princeton, NJ – March 19, 2013 – Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today key progress in the development of ThermoVax™, its proprietary vaccine thermostabilization technology. Several complementary preclinical studies have indicated the potential for high temperature stability for a minimum of six months and increased potency of subunit vaccines formulated with ThermoVax™. These studies have been conducted with the Company’s proprietary ricin toxin vaccine (RiVax™) and anthrax vaccine (VeloThrax™) as part of a continuing program to evaluate the effectiveness of protein subunit vaccines to withstand extremes of temperature and other environmental stress conditions. The research and development of ThermoVax™ is being supported by a $9.4 million National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) grant to Soligenix for biodefense vaccines to prevent ricin toxin and anthrax exposure.

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