Navigation Links
Bayhill Therapeutics and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation announce research collaboration
Date:10/30/2008

l milestones expected to be reached by the third quarter of 2009.

Through its IDDP program, JDRF has funded some 25 companies, representing approximately $29 million in diabetes science.

"Our partnership with Bayhill Therapeutics reflects JDRF's commitment to accelerating the pace of science leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes," said Dr. Richard A. Insel, JDRF Executive Vice President, Research. "Bayhill's DNA vaccine protocol has the potential to negate the autoimmune process causing type 1 diabetes, which must be addressed to cure the disease."

About T1D

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that results from the immune system attacking and destroying insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. It affects children, adolescents, and adults, and last for life. Tight control of blood glucose is critical to both the long- and short-term health of patients. Short-term effects of poor glucose control include diabetic ketoacidosis, which is a condition that can lead to coma. Long-term effects include elevated glucose levels, blindness, kidney disease, heart disease, peripheral vascular disease and stroke. In order to keep blood glucose at or near normal levels, patients require the life-long administration of insulin, which is the only approved therapy for type 1 diabetes.

About BHT-3021

BHT-3021 is a plasmid encoding proinsulin designed to tolerize the immune system, thereby turning off the self directed immune attack against the islet cells. This product candidate's potential to stabilize or improve glucose control by eliminating the autoimmune response could lead to reduced insulin dependence and long-term complications of type 1 diabetes.

Patient enrollment is currently underway in a Phase I/II placebo-controlled clinical trial of BHT-3021 to evaluate safety, pharmacodynamics, immune tolerance and pancreatic function in patients with T1D. Preliminary data from the trial have been pos
'/>"/>

Contact: Leslie Schwartz
lschwartz@jdrf.org
212-479-7553
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Galapagos and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics announce drug discovery collaboration
2. Michael J. Fox Foundation PD Therapeutics Conference
3. CU-Boulder, biotech firm team up on python project in search for human cardiac therapeutics
4. Media invitation: 20th EORTC-NCI-ACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
5. Sirtris review of sirtuin therapeutics for diseases of aging in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
6. Growing fuel and medicine: Advancing biofuels and plant-produced therapeutics
7. Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
8. Gender, coupled with diabetes, affects vascular disease development
9. Breakthrough research identifies how cells from pigs may cure diabetes
10. Botched production of insulin molecule may lead to diabetes
11. Joslin researchers uncover potential role of leptin in diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 13, 2015  Today, FreeWavz ( ... launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable, https://www.fundable.com/freewavz ... build of production capacity to meet customer demand. ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150113/168790 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 15, 2015  BellBrook Labs, a ... discovery, announced the launch of a TR-FRET (time ... company,s Transcreener UDP Assay, a high throughput screening ... new assay will allow for sensitive detection of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) a biometric authentication company focused ... the Wocket™ smart wallet at CES 2015 in Las Vegas ... of the "11 Hot Products at CES" in a review published in ... by Newseveryday.com and "The top 10 gadgets from CES 2015" by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):FreeWavz Launches on Fundable to Drive Speed-to-Market in 2015 2BellBrook Labs Launches a High Throughput Screening Assay for Glycosyltransferases with TR-FRET Readout 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 3
... to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,s (FDA) invitation ... Draft Guidance on mobile medical applications, AMIAthe association for ... oversight of clinical decision support systems. The critical factor, ... types of software that provide clinical decision support (CDS) ...
... 14, 2011 As the United States nears another ... (BGU) have determined scientifically, for the first time, that ... According to Prof. Hagit Cohen from the Anxiety ... Sciences, "We understand that emotional changes are related and ...
... sea turtles accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear in ... percent since 1990, according to a new study by researchers ... report, published in the scientific journal Biological Conservation , ... into place over the last 20 years to reduce bycatch ...
Cached Biology News:AMIA advises FDA on clinical decision support 2Voting causes stress according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev study 2Accidental sea turtle deaths drop 90 percent in US fisheries 2Accidental sea turtle deaths drop 90 percent in US fisheries 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven ... record-breaking year across the board for the company. , ... and our Smart Data solutions, our customers were able to ... to record growth for the company in 2014,” said Alok ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 zFlo Motion ... pleased to announce an exciting product from a new partner. ... analysis solutions over the past 15 years, with offerings in ... recently, their 3D IMU system (inertial measurement unit), iSen, is ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NEW BRUNSWICK , Nueva Jersey , 22 ... Award for Biomedical Research abre hoy su llamada ... las personas cuya investigación científica ha hecho, o tiene ... de la salud humana. Las nominaciones se aceptarán hasta ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 The report “Service ... Product Type & Provider Type - Global Advancements, Worldwide ... with an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. ... through 221 pages and in-depth TOC on “Service Quality ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cambridge Semantics Announces Record Results for 2014 23D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 3El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 4Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... - New findings from the pivotal TEMSO Phase III study presented ... - U.S. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for   ... (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) and its subsidiary Genzyme ... ultiple S clerosis O ral (TEMSO) Phase III trial showing ...
... scientists at the University of California at Berkeley ... viruses called M13 phages to serve as structural ... of properties. By controlling the physical environment ... into hierarchically organized thin-film structures, with complexity that ...
... Fla., Oct. 19, 2011 Physicians and scientists ... just released the results of their groundbreaking research ... Impairs Embryonic Reproductive Potential While Blastocyst Biopsy Does ... and Non-Biopsied Sibling Embryos.   The study, led ...
Cached Biology Technology:Oral Therapy Teriflunomide (Aubagio™(*)) Significantly Reduces Relapses Leading to Hospitalization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis 2Oral Therapy Teriflunomide (Aubagio™(*)) Significantly Reduces Relapses Leading to Hospitalization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis 3Oral Therapy Teriflunomide (Aubagio™(*)) Significantly Reduces Relapses Leading to Hospitalization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis 4Oral Therapy Teriflunomide (Aubagio™(*)) Significantly Reduces Relapses Leading to Hospitalization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis 5Oral Therapy Teriflunomide (Aubagio™(*)) Significantly Reduces Relapses Leading to Hospitalization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis 6Manufacturing goes viral 2Manufacturing goes viral 3Manufacturing goes viral 4Revolutionary IVF Study May Change the Way Embryos are Biopsied for Genetic Disease 2Revolutionary IVF Study May Change the Way Embryos are Biopsied for Genetic Disease 3