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Unique Collaboration Between TB Alliance and Tibotec To Accelerate Tuberculosis Drug Development
Date:6/17/2009

Paul Stoffels, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Johnson & Johnson. "With MDR-TB becoming a growing, global health threat, and hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths from drug-susceptible TB occurring, we are committed to accelerating the development of new drug regimens for tuberculosis."

This announcement marks the first collaboration initiated by the newly created Tibotec Global Access and Partnerships Program. The program is creating a sustainable portfolio of medicines -- both marketed and in development -- that are designed to address major health challenges in resource-poor countries. Ben Plumley, Vice President of Global Access and Partnerships said, "The future of successfully tackling neglected diseases, such as TB, will be through joint development initiatives between companies and product development partnerships, such as the one we are announcing today with the TB Alliance."

Product development partnerships (PDPs), such as the TB Alliance, build partnerships linking the public, private, academic, and philanthropic sectors. The TB Alliance combines the research and development proficiency of its own staff with the skills and resources of its partners to streamline and optimize TB drug development.

TMC207

TMC207 was discovered by scientists at Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., which signed the collaboration agreement with the TB Alliance, and is being developed by its affiliate Tibotec. In vitro studies show that it is highly active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb). TMC207 has a unique mechanism of action targeting adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthase, which M.tb, requires to generate its energy supply. Currently, TMC207 is being studied in a Phase II clinical trial in people with MDR-TB. The safety and efficacy of TMC207 has not yet been established.

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