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GlycoVaxyn AG secures CHF 5.1 million Strategic Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to finance clinical development of Shigella vaccine
Date:7/29/2013

ZURICH-SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following recently signed collaborations with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals (GSK) and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (JPI), GlycoVaxyn AG, a leader in the development of innovative conjugate vaccines, today announced that it has secured a Strategic Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to finance its Shigella program.

The award will allow the Company to advance its Shigella bioconjugate vaccine by funding human safety and challenge studies in healthy adults to confirm the efficacy of a monovalent Shigella flexneri 2a vaccine, before testing a multivalent vaccine in field studies in children. Clinical trials are scheduled to start in 2014 in the USA.

Shigella is one of the main causes of a diarrheal disease that causes illness and death among young children in low-income countries. Various serotypes of this Gram-negative bacterium are responsible for the diarrhea and, with regional differences in serotype distribution, up to 6 serotypes need to be included in a vaccine to provide broad protection and prevent Shigellosis worldwide.

GlycoVaxyn's in vivo glycosylation technology enables the possibility to develop such a complex multivalent Shigella vaccine for the first time. Complexes of the antigenic surface polysaccharides and proteins can now be directly synthesized in genetically engineered bacterial cells. This multivalent Shigella bioconjugate vaccine can be manufactured at low costs, a distinct advantage compared to conjugate vaccines that are chemically produced.

"An estimated 1.1 million people die from Shigella infections each year, mostly children
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