Navigation Links
Celltrion and CSL Announce Collaboration to Develop and Manufacture Monoclonal Antibody
Date:1/10/2008

INCHEON, South Korea, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Celltrion, Inc., a Korean biopharmaceutical company whose core business is currently contract manufacturing, and CSL Limited, Australia's leading biopharmaceutical company, announced today the signing of an agreement for the development and supply of CSL 360, an experimental monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Phase I clinical trials for CSL 360 are currently being conducted by CSL in Australia.

As part of the collaboration, Celltrion will provide process development expertise and supply clinical and commercial material to support the clinical development program for CSL 360 and commercialization of the product, with the potential for a longer term strategic manufacturing relationship between the companies in the future.

"Celltrion and its employees are completely committed to world-class quality in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, to assisting CSL in achieving the successful completion of clinical trials, and to providing manufacturing support for CSL's product commercialization," said Jung-Jin Seo, Celltrion's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

"Superior quality biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities of this type are a scarce commodity in this region and we are delighted to have signed this collaboration to provide CSL with the opportunity to facilitate the clinical development of CSL 360 and potentially other exciting future recombinant protein opportunities," said Dr. Brian McNamee, CSL's Chief Executive Officer.

About Celltrion

Celltrion, established in 2002, is a contract manufacturing organization with a headquarters in Incheon, South Korea. Celltrion, an emerging leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is dedicated to providing high quality services to accelerate product development, while offering scalable manufacturing capabilities for our clients and business partners. Celltrion is also investing in research and development of its own products, as well as licensing from biopharmaceutical research companies throughout the world, in order to develop into a fully integrated biotechnology company. For more information, please visit Celltrion's website at http://www.celltrion.com.

About CSL Limited

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) is a global, specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets protein-based medicines to treat and prevent serious human medical conditions. The CSL Group has a combined heritage of outstanding contributions to medicine and human health with more than 90 years experience in the development and manufacture of vaccines and plasma protein biotherapies. Our strong commitment to funding research and development of protein based biological medicines for unmet medical needs underpins our continuing growth.

The CSL Group includes CSL Bioplasma, CSL Biotherapies and CSL Behring incorporating ZLB Plasma. With major facilities in Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the U.S., CSL has over 8,600 employees operating in 27 countries.

For additional information, please contact:

Seung-Suh Hong, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President - Business Development

Celltrion, Inc. (U.S.A.)

Email: seungsuh.hong@celltrion.com

Tel: + 1 650 766 2307


'/>"/>
SOURCE Celltrion, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
4. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
5. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announce Receipt of an FDA Action Letter for Bifeprunox, an Investigational Treatment for Schizophrenia
6. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
7. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results
8. Xenomics Announces Implementation of its First Diagnostic Test for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Into Clinical Practice
9. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Second Quarter Financial Results
10. Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
11. Genta Incorporated Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Corporate Highlights
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... drugs, announced today that it was added to the ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes ... important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, ... less invasive and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, ... funding.  The Series-A funding is led by Innova ... Fund, and other private investors.  Arkis, new financing ... instrumentation and the market release of its in-licensed ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Research and Markets has ... - Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. ... for the patients with kidney failure, it replaces the function ... the patient,s blood and thus the treatment helps to keep ... in balance. Increasing number of ESRD patients ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported ... head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest ... in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, ... Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in ... the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and ... that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then ... will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. ... 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million dollars of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):