Navigation Links
Raven biotechnologies Announces Collaboration With Monogram Biosciences to Advance Diagnostic Cancer Technologies
Date:4/8/2008

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven biotechnologies, inc., a privately held company focused on the discovery and development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (MAbs) for cancer announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Monogram Biosciences, Inc., under which Monogram will evaluate selected Raven monoclonal antibodies for use with its VeraTag(TM) technology for diagnosis of cancer.

"Raven's extensive library of antibody candidates that bind to antigens present at high levels on tumor tissue can be developed as therapeutic and diagnostic antibodies," stated George Schreiner, M.D., Ph.D., chief executive officer of Raven biotechnologies. "Through our collaboration with Monogram we hope ultimately to accelerate the development of targeted oncology therapeutics."

The Raven technology platform has generated well-characterized, high-affinity monoclonal antibodies to proteins on the cell surface that can be used to quickly identify and validate targets. The platform has delivered an extensive library of antibodies targeting novel and recognized antigens. Raven is initially focusing on antibody-based therapeutics targeting lung, colon, pancreatic, prostate, breast, and ovarian cancer.

Monogram Biosciences' VeraTag(TM) technology can accelerate the development of targeted therapeutics, improve clinical trial design and results, clarify and individualize the selection of medications, and optimize outcomes for patients with cancer and other serious diseases.

About Raven biotechnologies

Raven biotechnologies, inc. (http://www.ravenbio.com) is a privately held biotechnology company focused on the development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics for treating cancer. Raven's lead product candidate, RAV12, targets adenocarcinomas and is in clinical development for the treatment of gastrointestinal and other cancers. Raven's discovery process simultaneously identifies cell-surface drug targets and the antibody therapeutics to regulate them. Our focus on biological function allows us to rapidly identify novel target antigens and therapeutic candidates in their native configuration in the intact cell membrane. Our integrated approach is based on proprietary methods for optimizing the production of MAbs targeting cell-surface proteins, including the use of human tissue-specific progenitor and tumor stem cell lines developed at Raven.

To date Raven has identified multiple candidate therapeutic MAbs for many cancer indications including lung, colon, pancreatic, prostate, breast and ovarian cancer.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Raven biotechnologies, inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Positive Outcome of Drug-Drug Interaction Trial With Intravenous Iclaprim
2. Raven biotechnologies, inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Extend Evaluation Period of Selected Raven Antibodies
3. First Patients Enrolled in Phase II Trial With Intravenous Iclaprim in HAP/VAP/HCAP
4. Lentigen Appoints Tim Ravenscroft as Chief Executive Officer
5. VaxGen and Raven Announce Form S4 Registration Statement Declared Effective
6. Raven biotechnologies to Provide Updates on Oncology Pipeline With Four AACR Presentations
7. Arpida Provides Update on Progress of New Drug Application for Intravenous Iclaprim
8. Raven Announces RAV12 Phase 1/2a Study Results To Be Presented at ASCO
9. Arpida Submits New Drug Application for Intravenous Iclaprim for Treatment of Skin Infections
10. VaxGen and Raven Terminate Merger Agreement
11. Raven biotechnologies and Bioprocessing Technology Institute Announce Collaboration to Advance Discovery of Stem Cell Antibodies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... AMRI, a global contract research, ... improve patient outcomes and quality of life, will now be offering its impurity ... to new regulatory requirements for all new drug products, including the finalization of ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Personal eye wash is a basic first aid supply for any ... So which eye do you rinse first if a dangerous substance enters both eyes? It’s ... Wash with its unique dual eye piece. , “Whether its dirt and debris, or ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... the Netherlands and LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. ... The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... use MMprofiler™ with SKY92, SkylineDx,s prognostic tool to risk-stratify patients ... trial known as MUK nine . The University of ... trial, which is partly funded by Myeloma UK, and ICR ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... DIEGO, CALIF. (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... as part of its corporate rebranding initiative announced today. The bold new look ... its reach, as the company moves into a significant growth period. , It will ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/13/2017)... According to a new market research report "Consumer IAM Market ... Authorization), Service, Authentication Type, Deployment Mode, Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast ... from USD 14.30 Billion in 2017 to USD 31.75 Billion by 2022, ... ... MarketsandMarkets Logo ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... April 11, 2017 No two people ... at the New York University Tandon School of ... have found that partial similarities between prints are ... in mobile phones and other electronic devices can ... The vulnerability lies in the fact that fingerprint-based ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... -- The Allen Institute for Cell Science today announces the ... and dynamic digital window into the human cell. The ... of deep learning to create predictive models of cell ... growing suite of powerful tools. The Allen Cell Explorer ... available resources created and shared by the Allen Institute ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):