Navigation Links
Eyevensys Receives Approval From the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to Advance its EyeCET Platform Into Clinical Development
Date:4/20/2017

PARIS, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Eyevensys, a private biotechnology company developing its proprietary EyeCET platform, the first non-viral gene expression technology that enables the safe, local, sustained production of therapeutic proteins in the eye to address a wide range of ophthalmic diseases, announces it has received approval from the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance its technology into clinical development.

The EyeCET platform uses Eyevensys' proprietary electro-transfection injection system (ETIS) to deliver plasmids that encode for the production of disease-specific therapeutic proteins in the ciliary muscle of the eye. Eyevensys' lead product, EYS606 uses a plasmid encoding for the production of anti-TNFa for the treatment of Non-infectious Uveitis (NIU). EYS606 has been granted an Orphan drug designation by the EMA for the treatment of NIU.

Raffy Kazandjian, CEO of Eyevensys, said: "We are pleased the MHRA has approved our unique technology to enter into clinical development in the UK. This validation is another commitment of EYS606 alongside the ANSM approval. We are now all set up to demonstrate that our technology can provide much better outcomes for patients with ophthalmology diseases that need improved treatment options."

About Eyevensys 

Eyevensys is a private biotechnology company developing its innovative EyeCET platform to enable the sustained intraocular production of therapeutic proteins to treat a broad range of ophthalmic diseases.

Eyevensys' EyeCET technology uses electroporation to deliver protein coding plasmids, which are safe and non-viral, into the ciliary muscle of the eye. This approach facilitates the sustained production of therapeutic proteins, localized within the ciliary muscle cells.

Eyevensys believes its EyeCET technology can improve both short and long-term therapeutic outcomes by greatly enhancing patient compliance and significantly improving the tolerability of treatment.

Eyevensys' lead product EYS606, a non-viral plasmid encoding anti-TNFa, is a potential new treatment for patients with non-infectious Uveitis (NIU). EYS606 consists of Eyevensys' proprietary electro-transfection injection system (ETIS) in combination with a plasmid encoding for the production of anti-TNFa, a cytokine that has been shown to play a pivotal role in mediating intraocular inflammation in NIU. EYS606 has been granted an Orphan drug designation by the EMA for the treatment of NIU.

Eyevensys was founded in 2008. It is headquartered in Paris, France, and is funded by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, BPIFrance, CapDecisif, Inserm Transfert, and Pontifax.

For more information about Eyevensys please visit www.eyevensys.com

For more information, please contact:
Eyevensys
Raffy Kazandjian, CEO
Raffy.Kazandjian@eyevensys.com
Tel: +33-184-791-060

Media Relations
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
David Dible, Sylvie Berrebi, Marine Perrier
eyevensys@citigatedr.co.uk
Tel: +44-(0-20-7638-9571


'/>"/>
SOURCE Eyevensys
Copyright©2017 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved


Related medicine technology :

1. IRIDEX Receives Final $510,000 From Sale Of Aesthetic Business Unit
2. Oramed Receives FDA Clearance to Initiate Oral Insulin Trials in the U.S.
3. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. announces its approach to developing human antibody therapeutics against MRSA receives continued support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
4. Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of its Nexus DRF Digital X-Ray Imaging System
5. BioElectronics Receives Working Capital Infusion
6. Inostics Blood-based Mutation Testing Receives CLIA Certification
7. Breathe Technologies Sleep System Receives FDA Clearance
8. Cochlear Americas Receives FDA Approval for the First and Only Ear Level Accessory for Waterproof Hearing with Cochlear Implants
9. Axxess Pharma Inc. Receives Upgraded Listing on OTCMarkets.com
10. Prime Therapeutics specialty pharmacy receives URAC accreditation
11. Sorrento Therapeutics Receives Frost & Sullivans 2013 Global Investment Opportunity Award in Oncology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/19/2017)... Medical Corporation (TSX: CRH) (NYSE MKT: CRHM) (the "Company"), announces that it ... 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario ... the Company is scheduled to present on Tuesday, May 2 at ... Chairman of the Board, Tony Holler will also attend ... For more details ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market: Overview ... cancer therapeutics market analyzes the current and future ... prostate cancer, launch of promising emerging therapies, as ... drugs & therapeutic biological products, and high growth ... side effects are some of the drivers expected ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017  New research provides evidence that an ... according to a study released today that will be presented ... in Boston , April 22 to ... treatment of Parkinson,s disease, the oral drug levodopa has long ... longevity. But as the disease progresses, the effects of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... Brady ... announced that its B-595 and B-7569 vinyl label materials received ... and warning labels are tested to remain intact and legible, for use on chemical ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Colo. (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... The ... the Flex House, the next project in the company’s esteemed VISION House demonstration project ... homeowners use exactly the amount of resources they need to live affordably and abundantly ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... ... The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) launched today the University Research Facility in ... Kong to support teaching, learning and research. It is also the largest research centre ... Kong. , With an area of 620 square metres and more than 50 ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... Alive ... people who wish to overcome their mental health struggles. The Alive team uses ... LeBouthillier says: “Our approach in dealing with a mental health struggle is based on ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Metrasens ... of International Trade, the UK’s most prestigious award for business success. The ... of total revenues and has grown by a total of 400% over the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):