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Therapure Biopharma Inc. Awarded US Government Contract for Development of Anti-Nerve Gas Agent
Date:6/11/2013

Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) June 11, 2013

Therapure Biopharma Inc., a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of biotherapeutics, is pleased to announce the company will participate as a subcontractor for DynPort Vaccine Company LLC (DVC), a CSC company, that was awarded a US cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $157.3 million (prime contract number W911QY-13-C-0056) by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to support the development of a prophylactic countermeasure to prevent the effects of organophosphorus nerve agent poisoning.

Therapure’s subcontract under the above prime contract includes process optimization as well as manufacture of all clinical and nonclinical materials (drug product) to support DVC’s contract to develop, test and obtain the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for human plasma-derived butyrylcholinesterase (HuBChE), a blood plasma protein that binds and inactivates nerve agents. Mr. Nick Green, Therapure’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to partner with DVC to develop and manufacture medical counter measures for the US Department of Defense as part of a defense strategy against a wide range of nerve gases. Therapure successfully completed a rigorous selection and approval process to serve as the manufacturing subcontractor under the prime contract, which is a testament to the Company’s standards and capabilities in biomanufacturing. It is an honor to be part of this very critical initiative to protect US Servicemen and women.”

Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Chemical Biological Medical Systems Joint Project Management Office (CBMS JPMO), Medical Identification and Treatment Systems Joint Product Management Office (MITS JPMO).

ABOUT THERAPURE BIOPHARMA INC.
Therapure Biopharma Inc. is an integrated biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, purifies and packages therapeutic proteins. As a CDMO, Therapure Biopharma applies scientific, manufacturing, and downstream purification expertise with an intimate understanding of advanced biology, complex proteins, and regulatory processes to develop innovative and efficient solutions to advance client products from discovery to market. Therapure’s 130,000 sq. ft. facility includes manufacturing, research and quality-control laboratories and is built to U.S. FDA, EMA, MHRA and Health Canada standards.

For more information, please visit: http://www.therapurebio.com.

Company Contact:
Dina Iezzi
Director, Marketing and Special Projects
diezzi(at)therapurebio(dot)com
905-286-6270

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