Soligenix, Inc. is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense countermeasures where there remains an unmet medical need. The Company operates in two segments: BioTherapeutics and Vaccines/BioDefense. Its BioTherapeutics business segment intends to develop oral beclomethasone dipropionate (oral BDP) indications such as pediatric Crohn�s disease and acute radiation enteritis. Its Vaccines/BioDefense business segment includes active development programs for RiVaxTM, its ricin toxin vaccine, and VeloThrax, its anthrax vaccine, and OrbeShield, its gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI ARS) therapeutic. In September 2014, the Company acquired orphan drug candidate, known as SGX301 (synthetic hypericin).