"Creative business agreements with the private sector are critical for the sustainability of our organization but must not be detrimental to the population we are committed to help. We are pleased to sign an agreement with a company that has put in place a Global Access Plan aimed at applying innovation to tackle diseases that disproportionally affect the world's poorest populations," continued Curt Malloy.
GLA is a safe and effective vaccine adjuvant formulation that targets a Toll-Like receptor on human dendritic cells, leading to increased and directed immune responses to a vaccine antigen.
IDRI is a Seattle-based not-for-profit organization committed to applying innovative science to the research and development of products to prevent, detect, and treat infectious diseases of poverty. By integrating capabilities, IDRI strives to create an efficient pathway bringing scientific innovation from the lab to the people who need it most. For more information, go to http://www.idri.org.
About Immune Design Corp.
Immune Design Corp. is Seattle-based vaccine biotech company working to develop innovative vaccine adjuvants and immunization strategies that specifically target dendritic cells, a critical component of the human system in the initiation of antigen specific immune responses. These novel technologies could create an entirely new generation of both prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines.
|SOURCE IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) and Immune Design Corp.|
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