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Global collaboration forms to advance Japanese TB vaccine technology
Date:1/26/2014

January 27, 2014 Osaka, Japan and Rockville, MD, USA - Japan's National Institute of Biomedical Innovation ("NIBIO"), Aeras and Create Vaccine Company, Ltd ("CREATE") announce today that they signed a collaboration agreement on December 26, 2013, on the preclinical and clinical development of new mucosal tuberculosis (TB) vaccines based on NIBIO's human parainfluenza type-2 (rhPIV2) vector technology.

"These will be important candidates; designed to target mucous membranes to keep TB from entering the lungs," said Tom Evans, MD, President and CEO of Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing TB vaccines globally. "This type of collaboration among global experts is exactly the approach needed to find an effective vaccine that will end tuberculosis in Japan and around the world."

The collaboration is supported through a generous grant from the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), a new partnership formed to facilitate international partnerships that enable Japanese technology, innovations, and insights to play a more direct role in reducing disparities in health between the rich and the poor of the world.

The vaccine platform was created by Tsukuba Primate Research Center at NIBIO. "Based on the promising results of early research and the improved safety profile of candidates using this rhPIV2 platform, we believe that this platform has great possibility," said Dr. Yasuhiro Yasutomi (Director of Tsukuba Primate Research Center, NIBIO). "Further studies contribute to the ultimate goal of establishing a new vaccine strategy that can definitely prevent TB."

CREATE is a joint venture company created by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma and Japan BCG Laboratory to develop and market TB vaccines developed in partnership with NIBIO and Aeras.

The collaboration announced today will advance vaccine candidates based on the rhPIV2 technology through preclinical stages with a goal to advance to safety and immunogenicity testing
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Contact: Annmarie Leadman
aleadman@aeras.org
240-599-3018
Aeras
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