Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) May 21, 2013
Inflamax scientists worked closely with internationally renowned expert scientists of the ITN to design the study, which will provide critical insight into the usefulness of two key clinical models used in the study of allergy treatments, the Environmental Exposure Chamber (EEC) and Nasal Allergen Challenge (NAC) models. Although both the models are well recognized and supported by numerous publications, to date no direct comparison between the allergic responses evoked by them has been performed.
The study involves allergen challenge by the two methods, followed by collection of nasal secretions and blood work to identify the sequence of biomarkers and inflammatory cells involved in the early and late phase of the allergic reaction. Dr. Stephen Durham from the Imperial College London developed the NAC model, and he will be the study’s coordinating investigator. The protocol is being developed by Inflamax and the team at ITN.
“We are pleased that ITN and its group of internationally renowned scientists and clinicians, after reviewing the other available EEC facilities, chose to collaborate with Inflamax on this project. This highlights the unique and very high caliber of scientific expertise and experience that we provide. Collaborations and projects like this underline our core vision and mission to develop and provide the best, scientifically validated models to our clients.” Says Dr Piyush Patel, MD, CEO of Inflamax Research. “Inflamax provides the best of client focused CRO services with scientific expertise which is unparalleled even in the top academic institutions”.
“Sponsor organizations wishing to conduct clinical trials utilizing allergen challenge models including the EEC, need to ensure that the study is properly designed. So doing this kind of basic research reinforces the confidence in data validity, and increases the likelihood that regulators aro
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