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Elusys Initiates Third Clinical Safety Study of Anthim, a New Anthrax Treatment; Company Successfully Completes Manufacturing at Commercial Scale
Date:10/24/2011

PINE BROOK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of antibody therapeutics, announced today that it is initiating a new clinical study to further demonstrate the safety of Anthim (ETI-204), the company's anti-toxin in late-stage development for prevention of disease and death from exposure to inhaled anthrax. The company also announced it has successfully manufactured Anthim at commercial scale. Anthim is an anti-toxin that significantly increases survival in anthrax-infected animals and is a promising candidate for the treatment of anthrax infection in people following a biowarfare attack.

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The double blind, placebo-controlled dose-escalating study will include a total of 108 healthy human subjects and is designed to collect additional safety and pharmacokinetic (PK) data on Anthim.

"Our development timeline for Anthim is right on track, and this additional safety and PK data will further prove Anthim's utility as a strong candidate for addition to the Strategic National Stockpile," said Elizabeth Posillico, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Elusys. "Anthim is demonstrating the potential to deliver significant therapeutic benefit to Americans infected with anthrax in a bioterrorism emergency."

Dr. Posillico will be presenting an update on Anthim's development program at the 10th Annual BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco on October 26.

"We have successfully manufactured Anthim at commercial scale, and look forward to finalizing our commercial production process to ensure the large-scale capacity needed to deliver high quality, consistent quantities of Anthim for the long term," added James Porter, Vice President of Development and Manufacturing at Elusys.

Anthrax is a life-threatening infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis and remains one
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