Navigation Links
Human Genome Sciences Begins Delivery of First-in-Class Anthrax Treatment to U.S. Strategic National Stockpile
Date:2/2/2009

counter bioterrorism. These data are consistent with the results of previous studies in multiple animal models, which demonstrated that a single dose of raxibacumab given prophylactically provided up to 100% protection against death.

HGS has also completed safety studies of raxibacumab in more than 400 human volunteers. The clinical results to date suggest that raxibacumab was generally safe and well tolerated. In addition, clinical data have demonstrated that co-administration of raxibacumab with the antibiotic Cipro (ciprofloxacin) did not affect the pharmacokinetics of either Cipro or raxibacumab, and suggested that raxibacumab can be administered in combination with antibiotics. This is a key finding given the important role that antibiotics are expected to continue to play in the treatment of anthrax disease.

The Need for New Means to Fight Anthrax Infections

Two options have been available for the prevention or treatment of anthrax infections - a vaccine and antibiotics. Both are essential to dealing with anthrax, but both have limitations. The anthrax vaccine takes several weeks following the initial doses before immunity is detectable, and requires multiple injections over a period of eighteen months, in addition to annual booster vaccination, to maintain protective immunity. Antibiotics are effective in killing anthrax bacteria, but are not effective against the anthrax toxins once those toxins have been released into the blood. Antibiotics also may not be effective against antibiotic-resistant strains of anthrax.

ABthrax is a human monoclonal antibody to Bacillus anthracis protective antigen that was discovered and developed by HGS, using technology that HGS has integrated into the Company as part of its collaboration with Cambridge Antibody Technology. Research has shown that protective antigen is the key facilitator in the progression of anthrax infection at the c
'/>"/>

SOURCE Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Mardil Inc. Advances Its Novel Cardiac Device to First-In-Human Trials for Mitral Valve Regurgitation
2. Modigene Announces Positive Results of Pilot Toxicity Study of Its Long-Acting Human Growth Hormone hGH-CTP
3. Human Genome Sciences Reports Substantial Progress Toward Commercialization and Announces 2009 Goals at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
4. Cequent to Present First Proof of Activity of an Oral RNAi Drug in Non-Human Primates at February Keystone Conference
5. 2008 Human Research Protection Award Recipients Announced
6. USD 12.5 m Funding for the Development of Intercells Vaccine Patch System for Pandemic Influenza From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
7. Vical Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Achieve T-Cell Responses and Cross-Clade Reactivity in Humans
8. SARS Vaccine Achieves Neutralizing Responses in First U.S. Human Trial
9. GeoVaxs Phase 2a HIV/AIDS Vaccine Human Trials to Begin in North and South America
10. Celladon Announces Presentation of Clinical Data From First-in-Human MYDICAR(R) Trial for Advanced Heart Failure at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
11. Micromet Presents Data at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer on the Activity of Human Antibody Adecatumumab against KRAS-mutated Colon Cancer Cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014  Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... , Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, will participate ... Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in ... at 11:30 am Eastern Time (ET). To ... conference call, go to the  Investor Relations  section of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , November 26, 2014 Investor-Edge ... VVUS ), Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: ... and Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ), and Theravance Inc. ... companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register . ... 4,758.25, up 0.07%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.02% ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014  CARsgen, a leader in the development of ... a variety of cancers, today announced the completion of ... China -based healthcare private equity fund.   ... the development of new therapeutics for liver, lung, stomach ... and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company plans to initiate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 2Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 3Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 2Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 3Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 4Pharma Stocks Highlight - VIVUS, Horizon Pharma, Endocyte, Johnson and Johnson, and Theravance 5CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2
... cell company,Neuralstem, Inc., (Amex: CUR ) announced ... a European patent EP0915968, covering the,"Isolation, Propagation and ... Central Nervous System of Mammals." The European patent,has ... Germany,Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom., ...
... In Migraine Pain ... 48 Hours Vs. Placebo, MENLO PARK, Calif., April ... from a clinical study of the company,s,novel investigational intranasal ... The placebo-controlled proof of concept study evaluated the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Neuralstem Announces Issuance of Core Technology Patent in Europe 2ROXRO PHARMA Announces Positive Clinical Proof of Concept Results for Novel Intranasal Migraine Treatment 2ROXRO PHARMA Announces Positive Clinical Proof of Concept Results for Novel Intranasal Migraine Treatment 3
(Date:11/28/2014)... Mabel’s Labels , the market ... an award-winning company established by four moms, today announced ... Tricia Mumby have been honored with a 2014 RBC ... PROFIT Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. , All 4 ... Mumby) accepted the award on behalf of Mabel’s Labels ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 28, 2014 UniWigs.com, a leader in the wig ... Friday to the next Monday. This promotion features: , ... 40 items up to 70% off (no coupon code needed), ... > Free shipping on orders over $49 , Visit http://www.uniwigs.com ... days from Nov. 28th to Dec. 1st and the first 100 ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 "Most of my ... me to use crutches," said an inventor from Findlay, Ohio. ... convenient way to support my foot, which inspired me to ... to offer a convenient way to support an injured foot. ... around. It eliminates the need for crutches. The design redistributes ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... November 28, 2014 Before that Thanksgiving meal ... preparing for the Christmas shopping season. Today, people will stand ... Black Friday, the biggest retail shopping day of the year. ... electronic device, New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur ... improve oral health and literally brighten a few smiles. , ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Most of the people attending a ... at Lake Prince Woods retirement community found out ... sentimental value but wouldn’t have made the cut to be ... his expertise in decorative and folk art and his appearances ... about trends in buying and selling antiques. Broadly speaking ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mabel's Labels’ Co-Founders Named A Winner In The 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Program; A Second-Time Win For The Brand 2Health News:Mabel's Labels’ Co-Founders Named A Winner In The 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Program; A Second-Time Win For The Brand 3Health News:Pre-X'mas Crazy Sale Starts from $0 at UniWigs.com 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 3Health News:New Albany Dentist Offers Gift Ideas That Can Improve Oral Health 4Health News:Antiques Appraiser Sheds Light on "Treasures" 2
... Effective Means to Provide Health Care Access to Millions ... The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) - a national, ... of improved patient access to health care through public ... announced this month the election of four new Executive ...
... possibility of remote monitoring for chronically ill patients will ... and Australia have devised a decentralized system to avoid ... a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of ... range of chronic illnesses, including diabetes, high blood pressure, ...
... Health Care Reform, Received More Industry Contributions Than ... and pharmaceutical manufacturers contributed $5.5 million to the ... House of Representatives during the last two election ... reform dominated political discourse, according to the nonprofit, ...
... Petfinder.com and Merial Team Up to Ensure Animal Welfare ... 9 Petfinder.com, the largest online database of adoptable ... generators to 500 shelters and rescue groups nationwide with ... to the Paws program, a disaster preparedness initiative launched ...
... with chemo and radiation , , MONDAY, March 9 ... chemotherapy drug temozolomide and radiotherapy increases survival for glioblastoma ... improvement persists for up to five years, say Swiss ... aggressive form of primary brain tumor. For more than ...
... DALLAS, March 9 Inspired by Beryl Co-Founder Barry Spiegelman ... The Beryl Institute is hosting the second annual ... at Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller, Texas. To ... the tournament will be presented to UCLA,s Neuro-Oncology Program, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 2Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 3Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 4Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 5Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 6Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 7Health News:National Patient Advocate Foundation Announces 2009 Elections of Health Policy Leaders to Executive Board of Directors 8Health News:Peer-to-peer heart monitoring 2Health News:Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005 2Health News:Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005 3Health News:Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005 4Health News:Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005 5Health News:Petfinder.com Foundation 'Rescues' 500 Shelters and Rescue Groups Nationwide with $1 Million Worth of Generators 2Health News:Combo Treatment for Aggressive Brain Tumor May Lengthen Life 2Health News:Think About It. Barry Spiegelman Memorial Golf Classic Benefits Brain Cancer Research 2
20 g MVR knife. Dimensions: 31.8 mm x 1.18 mm x 2.7 mm....
Full Handle Laseredge Spoon Blade Knife, 3.0 mm angled double bevel. Blade dimension: 11.0 mm (L) x 3.0 mm (W). Cut: 320....
Full Handle Laseredge Slit Blade Knife, 3.2 mm angled double bevel. Blade tip dimension: 14.4 mm x 3.2 mm x 4.0 mm....
Full Handle Laseredge Slit Blade Knife, 3.0 mm angled bevel up. Blade tip dimension: 14.4 mm x 3.0 mm x 3.7 mm....
Medicine Products: