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Dr. Daniel L. Simmons

Wrong Dr. Daniel L. Simmons?

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Local Address: Utah, United States
Brigham Young University
100 Kimball Building
Rexburg , Idaho 83460
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1875, Brigham Young University has grown from a small pioneer academy to one of the world's largest private universities, where more than 29,000 students...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • PhD
  • Ph.D.
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Web References
BYU's lawsuit says a chemistry professor, ...
www.intelihealth.com, 1 May 2012 [cached]
BYU's lawsuit says a chemistry professor, Daniel Simmons, discovered the genetic workings of the drug in the early 1990s. It accused Pfizer of violating a research agreement the school made with predecessor companies.
As part of the settlement, BYU plans to endow a Dan Simmons Chair in recognition of his lifelong work advancing human health.
"We are pleased to resolve this matter and the uncertainty of litigation and to be in a position to support Dr. Simmons' research efforts at BYU," Pfizer said in a brief statement.
Vioxx case illustrates dual nature of drugs
www.vioxx-web.com, 23 Dec 2004 [cached]
"This is where it all becomes murky," said Dr. Daniel Simmons, the director of the Cancer Research Center at Brigham Young University and a discoverer of the COX-2 enzyme.
U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball turned ...
www.sltrib.com, 6 Oct 2009 [cached]
U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball turned back a Pfizer motion that claimed it had no confidentiality agreement when BYU professor Daniel L. Simmons shared his research with Monsanto, the predecessor of Pfizer, which later marketed Celebrex.
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Simmons, who came to BYU from Harvard in 1989, identified an enzyme that causes inflammation. Other scientists made similar discoveries, but the BYU team was the first to publish its findings.
To turn the discovery into a commercial pain-relief product, BYU and Monsanto worked out an agreement under which Simmons would direct the research and Monsanto would handle the patents. BYU was to share in the profits of any products that resulted.
Instead, the lawsuit alleges, Pfizer used Simmons' research to test a compound patented by another scientist, canceled its contract with BYU and denied the school and its professor any credit or monetary rewards related to Celebrex.
At issue in Kimball's ruling last week was whether a research agreement between BYU and Monsanto was in force when Simmons sent biological materials and information to
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Pfizer representatives continued to insist that the allegations by BYU and Simmons are "baseless."
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"Pfizer is confident that the facts clearly show that Monsanto fully met all the obligations of its research agreement with BYU and Dr. Simmons."
Pfizer insists Simmons had nothing to do with its blockbuster drug and has a motion before Kimball asking him to rule on that issue.
"We think this year's run is ...
www.kzmu.org, 6 Feb 2007 [cached]
"We think this year's run is going to be the best ever," said Dan Simmons, Director of the Cancer Research Center.
Delaware Health Sciences Alliance (DHSA) I PROFILES
www.delawarehsa.org, 5 Jan 2015 [cached]
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