Navigation Links
Opsona Therapeutics Closes EUR18M Funding
Date:2/18/2009

anised monoclonal antibody (OPN-305) to a key toll-like receptor (TLR) target, has demonstrated efficacy in a number of animal models and will start pivotal clinical trials in 2010.

Florent Gros, managing director, Novartis Venture Fund added, "We are delighted to be working with Opsona Therapeutics and the other investors to assist Opsona in progressing the company's highly innovative technology and approaches towards the clinic. The innate immune system represents a new frontier in targeting inflammatory diseases, and the caliber of the investors in this funding round is a demonstration of Opsona's expertise and capabilities in this highly promising field.'

Opsona has also announced the opening of a new facility in Switzerland. The Swiss laboratory will carry out pivotal assay development and biochemical work for new projects and therapeutics recently acquired by Opsona to expand its pipeline of immunomodulators. The expertise that it intends to grow in Switzerland will complement the existing team and activity in Dublin.

Dr Cormac Kilty, Chairman of Opsona and past Chairman of the Irish Bioindustry Association explains "This is major achievement for any biotechnology company in the current economic climate. Opsona's R&D shows that emerging Irish companies can reach international recognition in biotechnology."

Notes to Editors:

About Opsona Therapeutics

Opsona is a drug development company, focused on novel therapeutic and preventative approaches to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The company was founded in 2004 with three of Trinity College Dublin's respected Immunologists (Professors Luke O'Neill, Kingston Mills and Dermot Kelleher). The company is specifically interested in drugs which modulate the innate immune system and its signalling, specifically Toll-Like Receptors (TLR). Opsona has a pipeline of therapeutics in advanced pre-clini
'/>"/>

SOURCE Opsona Therapeutics Ltd
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
2. DJO Incorporateds Pending Merger With ReAble Therapeutics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review
3. PeriCor Therapeutics Announces Closing of Licensing Agreement for Acadesine with Schering-Plough Corporation
4. Systems Medicine (SM), a Subsidiary of Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI), Announces Execution of CRADA with NCI/NIH to Develop Potential Cancer Treatments Targeting the Insulin Growth Factor (IGF) Pathway
5. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Release H1 2007 Results on August 29, 2007
6. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Tim Harkness as Chief Financial Officer
7. ExonHit Therapeutics: Allergan and ExonHits First Collaboration Compound to Begin Human Clinical Trials
8. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Takes Corrective Actions in Response to Nasdaq Determination
9. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Half Year Results 2007
10. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Lutz Lingnau as New Board Member
11. Anesiva Grants Specific-Use License of Its Needle-Free Drug Delivery Technology to Particle Therapeutics for Diabetes Drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/15/2014)... a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid ... to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas ... that the oxide "skin" of the metal which ... surfactant, lowering the surface tension between the metal and ... metal alloy of gallium and indium. In base, the ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... , Sept. 15, 2014 Zymo Research ... transport solution for safe ambient temperature storage and ... testing. Importantly, the infectivity of agents in such samples ... the integrity of the viral nucleic acids for ... recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... , 15. September 2014 Die ... wird vom 12. bis 18. Oktober stattfinden. ... Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) und ihrer ... , Das globale Bewusstsein für die Gewinnung ... von Plasmaspendern beim Retten und Verbessern von Leben ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 UMBC’s ... held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, from 12:00 to ... of the program’s innovative curriculum and practice-oriented instruction, designed ... graduate degree can help advance their career in the ... RSVP online . , About UMBC’s Biotechnology Graduate ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Researchers control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals 2Safe storage and transport of Ebola, Mers-CoV, and other viruses: Groundbreaking viral inactivation solution capable of preserving nucleic acids 2Safe storage and transport of Ebola, Mers-CoV, and other viruses: Groundbreaking viral inactivation solution capable of preserving nucleic acids 3International Plasma Awareness Week feiert Spender und rückt seltene Krankheiten in den Mittelpunkt 2International Plasma Awareness Week feiert Spender und rückt seltene Krankheiten in den Mittelpunkt 3UMBC Biotechnology Graduate Programs’ Virtual Info Session, October 21, 2014 2
... Renowned actor and martial artist Steven Seagal has written ... the Prime Minister,s support of the "Russia 2045" movement that ... body research. According to Seagal, "Russia 2045," by using and ... life and make humans immortal by the year 2045. ...
... a new measure of response to RA treatment ... sensitivity compared to traditional ACR responses, according to recently published ... and DAS28 scores were compared to the ACR hybrid score ... first clinical trial data to be analyzed using the ACR ...
... (slow down) in a well-understood linear manner, but ground-breaking ... at the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology has shown that ... nonlinear damping, opening up exciting possibilities for super-sensitive detectors ... be published in Nature Nanotechnology (DOI - ...
Cached Biology Technology:Steven Seagal Asks For Russian PM Vladimir Putin's Support in Immortality Research 2Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 2Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 3Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 4Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 5Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 6Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 7Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 8Novel ACR Hybrid Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Applied for the First Time to Data from the RAPID 1 Study with Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) 9Exotic behavior when mechanical devices reach the nanoscale 2
(Date:9/15/2014)... Earth for the first 500 million years after it ... day, complete with oceans, continents and active crustal plates. ... called the Hadean, has gained substantial new support from ... more than 4 billion years ago with those formed ... possible geological analog for early Earth. , The study ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... genes that affect hearing and cognitive function may play ... understand and perceive rhythm, pitch, timbre, tone durations, and ... BioEssays article explain that extremes in musical ... with the majority of individuals having moderate aptitude. , ... attributable to several underlying genes, and it is influenced ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... evolution experiment scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for ... Sea Fisheries have demonstrated for the first time, ... the world,s oceans, Emiliania huxleyi , can ... temperatures. In their study, the researchers found no ... to these two aspects of climate change would ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Early Earth less hellish than previously thought 2Early Earth less hellish than previously thought 3Small algae with great potential 2Small algae with great potential 3
... biological process that supports life on earth. Plants and ... their food, and in the process, also provide vital ... international collaboration between Arizona State University, the University of ... has come up with a surprising twist to photosynthesis ...
... world,s largest river deltas to the global oceans have ... as a result of human activity, says a Texas ... that can be gathered from sediment cores collected in ... a better understanding of environmental changes in the 21st ...
... in avian conservation is underway this spring throughout the ... A legion of highly skilled volunteer ornithologists is helping ... sites for migrating birds in the southern coastal zone ... migrants. These songbirds summer in the subarctic part of ...
Cached Biology News:Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path 2Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path 3Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path 4River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes, Texas A&M prof says 2River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes, Texas A&M prof says 3Conservationists seek to identify prime stopover sites for migrating birds 2Conservationists seek to identify prime stopover sites for migrating birds 3
... The OneSTrEP Protein Interaction Kit ... single step method to isolate intact ... require tedious optimization or multiple purification ... the highly selective StrepTactin Superflow Column ...
Request Info...
... The system consists ... (Cat. No. 17001-082) and ... 17002-080). It is complete ... promoting agents, and requires ...
... 5 ml Dynabeads Tosylactivated (4.5 m). ... groups. For coupling of antibodies for cell ... coupling with covalent binding of primary amine ... (SH)) occurringovernight. Coupling reactions can be performed ...
Biology Products: