Navigation Links
REGiMMUNE receives $12 million in grants to develop transplant and allergy drugs
Date:12/8/2008

Mountain View, CA and TOKYO December 8, 2008 REGiMMUNE Corporation, a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing technologies and products for immune disorders, today announced that it has received two separate grants totaling more than $12 million from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and from National Institute of Biomedical Innovation (NIBIO). Under terms outlined in the five-year grant from JST, REGiMMUNE will develop its reVax drug for cedar allergy; and the three-year grant from NIBIO will fund the development of its ToleroVax drug (RGI-2001), a new immunosuppressant for Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD) associated with stem cell transplantation.

"The substantial funds that REGiMMUNE is receiving from these two prestigious organizations emphasize the importance of alternative financing opportunities that are available to us, despite the current worldwide economic situation," stated Haru Morita, President and Chief Executive Officer of REGiMMUNE. "The financial support from JST and NIBIO also serves to validate the success of the company's research and development capabilities to date, as well as the potential of our ToleroVax and reVax technologies to produce important new pharmaceutical products," Mr. Morita continued.

Earlier this year, REGiMMUNE completed an $8 million Series B financing to advance the company's compound RGI-2001for GvHD. The new grants will be used to complete the preclinical programs for the company's two lead projects, RGI-1001 for cedar allergy and RGI-2001, as well as to provide the initial funding for the clinical programs.


'/>"/>

Contact: Debra Bannister
530-676-8001
REGiMMUNE
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Rutgers Genetics receives $7.8 million for autism research
2. Herr receives Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment
3. UCI receives $5M from Edwards Lifesciences
4. Yu receives research funding from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
5. UGA Odum School of Ecology professor receives grant to study West Nile Virus in NYC
6. UC Riverside biologist receives prestigious MacArthur Fellowship
7. UC Irvine receives $2.18M to explore nano advancements in DNA sequencing
8. Penn biochemist receives NIH New Innovators Award
9. NYUs Center for Genomics & Systems Biology receives $4.4 million NSF grant
10. Einstein researcher receives NIH grant to explore epigenetic regulation of the human genome
11. Alaska graduate program in sustainability receives $3.2 million award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2014)... gene for another in a line of living stem ... within this decade. As with any new technology, it ... genes in humans, for example--as well as questions and ... those concerns to rest: using gene-editing techniques on stem ... the cells. The new results were published July 3 ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the geographic ranges in which animals can be found, ... parasites. Does an increased range for a host mean ... necessarily, says a team of UC Santa Barbara scientists, ... study published in the Journal of Biogeography , ... the opposite may happen: Hosts may actually lose their ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Emerging fungal pathogens pose a greater threat ... population declines of amphibians, bats, corals, bees and ... Florida published in the prestigious journal Nature ... immunological resistance to a deadly chytrid fungus implicated ... resistance is important because it is the basis ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 2No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 3Not at home on the range 2Not at home on the range 3Not at home on the range 4USF study: Amphibians can acquire resistance to deadly fungus 2
... so many organisms that have different traits yet to ... of genetic information from organisms rapidly evolving, the "forest" ... of each individual case and detail. A review ... David Wake, Marvalee Wake and Chelsea Specht, all currently ...
... ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 For a week ... Los Angeles Angels baseball, and other attractions becomes the world ... gather here for the 241st National Meeting & Exposition of ... members, ACS is the world,s largest scientific society, and the ...
... of Life Sciences has opened up a new path to produce ... with drought resistance, and ensure global food security. The research ... protein that appears to be the principal gateway for water intake ... as it appears much of the research to date was focussed ...
Cached Biology News:American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, March 27-31, Anaheim, Calif. 2New path to water efficient seeds opens as TIP pips PIP as water gatekeeper 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... Ontario , Jan. 14, 2014   Kinaxis ®, provider ... SCM ) and sales and operations planning ( S&OP ) ... Biomanufacturing Summit , which will be held at the ... the conference, join Kinaxis customer Elisabeth Kaszas , Director ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Kerr Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative dental products, has ... arch impressions on its dental blog. , Titled ... serves up a list of tips to help dentists best ... David Little as he crafts a porcelain crown using Kerr’s ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Independent publisher Bitingduck Press, with offices ... has big ideas for 2014 in production and sales ... to produce high-quality, low-cost, DRM-free ebooks and to use ... , The first major development will be bookstore sales ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Holloway America ... database of material test reports (MTRs) for all pressure ... Documenting test results is particularly important for equipment that ... The MTR Library features search functionality that allows authorized ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Event Alert: Kinaxis Customer to Present at the Biomanufacturing Summit "Supply Chain: Improving Network Effectiveness" 2Bitingduck Press Looks Forward to 2014 With Multimedia E-books 2Pressure Vessel Design and Fabrication Company Builds Database for Material Test Reports 2Pressure Vessel Design and Fabrication Company Builds Database for Material Test Reports 3
... microneedles has proven just as effective at preventing ... A team of researchers at Emory University and ... microneedle skin patch method of delivering flu vaccine ... because of decreased pain, increased convenience, lower cost ...
... Encorium Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... organization (CRO) that provides design, development, and management capabilities ... the world,s leading pharmaceutical companies, today announced the signing ... of both new business contracts and repeat business to ...
... Mass., April 27 ETEX Corporation, a leading ... of 1cc and 2.5cc sizes of Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable ... existing 5cc and 10cc sizes. Both products are ... calcium phosphate technology. (Logo: ...
Cached Biology Technology:Flu vaccine given in microneedle skin patches proves effective in mice 2Flu vaccine given in microneedle skin patches proves effective in mice 3Encorium Group Signs Approximately $2.0 Million of New Business Contracts 2Encorium Group Signs Approximately $2.0 Million of New Business Contracts 3ETEX Corporation Announces FDA Clearance of Small Size Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm(TM) Moldable Putty 2
... temperature-controlled microwave oven for use ... Retrieval of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue ... use, high throughput (96 slides ... When used in conjunction with ...
... reagents and supplies, for 10 chips, ... to perform protein analysis with 10 ... system. Supplied are 3 x 520 ... stain, 60 microliters Pro260 ladder (10-260 ...
...
... in the submicron range are part of ... and control of particle size is important ... can reliably detect the component populations in ... Particle Size Analyzer uses Photon Correlation Spectroscopy ...
Biology Products: