Navigation Links
NanoBio To Present Data At ICAAC Supporting The Development Of Safe And Effective RSV & Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Vaccines
Date:9/11/2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoBio Corporation today announced that the company will present new data at the  53rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) meeting showing the safety and efficacy of a nanoemulsion (NE) adjuvanted intramuscular vaccine for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). RSV plagues nearly all children by the age of three and can be life-threatening for premature babies, children with other health conditions, and the elderly. Currently, a vaccine for the prevention of RSV is not commercially available.  

NanoBio will also present data at the conference demonstrating the benefits of its NE adjuvant in the development of an effective intramuscular herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) vaccine. HSV-2 is a leading cause of genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease affecting over 45 million people in the U.S.

NanoBio's NanoStat® technology platform serves as the foundation for the RSV and HSV-2 vaccines recently evaluated in the company's pre-clinical studies. The NanoStat platform utilizes a novel oil-in-water nanoemulsion that is inherently antimicrobial and that can effectively adjuvant a broad spectrum of vaccine antigens. As such, the NE adjuvant can inactivate, split and adjuvant whole viruses to enable vaccines that elicit robust neutralizing immunity and broad protection. In the case of RSV and HSV-2, the company's NanoStat vaccines therefore leverage the full repertoire of antigens in each virus to confer better protection against the disease.

"The pre-clinical results being presented at ICAAC demonstrate the significant potential for NE adjuvanted vaccines to safely and effectively prevent disease. Since the NanoStat adjuvant is antimicrobial in and of itself, we can use it to inactivate a whole pathogen and thereby create a highly effective vaccine," said Ali Fattom, NanoBio's Senior Vice President of Vaccine Research. "In this way, we can avoid using chemicals like formalin or beta-Propiolactone that can alter the antigens present in a pathogen. The NE adjuvant therefore allows us to present the complete set of epitopes from a virus to the immune system in their native state, in order to elicit robust immunity."

The company is currently testing its NanoStat adjuvant in vaccines for several respiratory and sexually transmitted diseases including anthrax, HIV, HSV-2, pandemic influenza, and RSV. The NE adjuvant has been shown to be safe and immunogenic in prior human clinical trials for seasonal influenza. 

Following are details of the studies NanoBio and its research collaborators will present at the ICAAC meeting in Denver, CO:

  • Poster session on September 11, 2013 (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.), Exhibit Hall A:  Novel Intramuscular Nanoemulsion Adjuvanted HSV‐2 Vaccine Protects Guinea Pigs
  • Oral presentation on September 12, 2013 (3:00 – 5:30 p.m.), Room 503:  High Affinity Neutralizing Activity Associated with Immunogenicity and Protection Following Intramuscular Administration of a Novel W805EC Nanoemulsion Adjuvanted RSV Vaccine in Cotton Rats.

For additional information, please visit NanoBio and/or ICAAC 2013.

About NanoBio

NanoBio® Corporation is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing vaccines and anti-infective treatments derived from its patented NanoStat® technology platform. The company's NanoStat technology platform utilizes a novel oil-in-water emulsion adjuvant to enable vaccines that elicit broad protection against disease. The company's headquarters and laboratory facilities are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For more information on NanoBio or its products, please visit the www.nanobio.com.  

Contact:

Schwartz MSL
Stacey Holifield / Danielle Sullivan
NanoBio@SchwartzMSL.com
(781) 684-0770

 

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE NanoBio Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Research and Markets: Nanobiotechnology Applications, Markets and Companies - 2013 Report
2. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
3. ChemoCentryx Presents Positive Results for Novel CCR2 Inhibitor in Preclinical Models of Diabetic Nephropathy at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology
4. Organovo to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
5. Chimerix Announces Late-Breaking Poster Presentation at Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
6. Pharmasset to Present at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
7. Masimo to Present at 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
8. Biocept and Academic Collaborators to Present Posters at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs)
9. A New Mechanism for Tau Protein Pathology in Alzheimers Disease was Presented by Oligomerix, Inc. at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
10. PRA Expert to Present at Pharmacovigilance Conference
11. SuperNova Diagnostics® to Present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York City
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... the release of its second eBook, “Clinical Trials Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” ... and retention in this eBook by providing practical tips, tools, and strategies for ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Houston Methodist Willowbrook ... Cy-Fair Sports Association to serve as their official ... Houston Methodist Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic ... with association coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. ... Cy-Fair Sports Association and to bring Houston Methodist ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network ... Supplyframe Design Lab . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is ... projects are designed, built and brought to market. , The Design Lab is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Andrew D Zelenetz ... Published recently in Oncology ... touchONCOLOGY, Andrew D Zelenetz , discusses the ... is placing an increasing burden on healthcare systems ... With the patents on many biologics expiring, interest ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/20/2016)... DALLAS , June 20, 2016 ... criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, ... by the prisons involved, it has secured the ... Corrections (DOC) facilities for Managed Access Systems (MAS) ... (4) additional facilities to be installed by October, ...
(Date:6/15/2016)... New York , June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... a new market report titled "Gesture Recognition Market by ... and Forecast, 2016 - 2024". According to the report, ... USD 11.60 billion in 2015 and is estimated ... reach USD 48.56 billion by 2024.  ...
(Date:6/9/2016)... , June 9, 2016 ... Police deploy Teleste,s video security solution to ensure the safety ... France during the major tournament Teleste, ... communications systems and services, announced today that its video security ... to back up public safety across the country. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):