Inovio Pharmaceuticals Initiates Cervical Cancer Clinical Trial

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced it has initiated a phase I/IIa clinical trial to evaluate safety, immunogenicity, clinical responses and disease-free survival of its DNA immunotherapy product, INO-3112, in treating human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cervical cancer.

This open-label study, called HPV-004, will evaluate INO-3112 in 20 female subjects, with inoperable invasive cervical cancer.

This cervical cancer study is being conducted at the University of Chicago Medical Centre.

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Colonial Coal International Corp.

Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX.V:CAD) is pleased to announce that the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines has issued a total of 26 new coal licenses the Company’s Flatbed and Huguenot properties.

The 19 coal licenses issued for the Huguenot property principally cover potential down-dip extensions to previously defined and reported resources plus additional resource potential east of the currently defined deposit; most of these new licences are located along trend from other coal projects located to the northwest

The Flatbed property is now comprised of seven coal licenses that cover a total of 9,077 hectares.

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