Monte Jade Names Rexahn Pharmaceuticals 2006 Biotechnology Company of the Year


Rexahn Pharmaceuticals (OTCBB:RXHN), a biopharmaceutical company, dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative treatments for cancer and disorders of the central nervous system, was recently named "2006 Biotechnology Company of the Year" by the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Greater Washington D.C., during its "Evening of Celebration and Networking" held at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

Monte Jade is a non-profit organization designed to benefit Asian-owned scientific and technological businesses and entrepreneurs in the Greater Washington area. The organization's goal is to "create a forum that would bring professionals together for the purpose of networking and business cooperation."

Chang Ahn, Rexahn's CEO & Chairman, said, "It is an honor to be acknowledged by such a respected organization. In the days and weeks ahead, we will work very hard to continue being a company worthy of such an award."

At the January 18 event, Rexahn was honored along with Former Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, Parature Inc. and James Whang of AEPCO.

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