Navigation Links
Iomai Announces Data from Phase 2 Field Study of Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine Accepted for Presentation at ICAAC
Date:8/23/2007

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iomai Corporation (Nasdaq: IOMI) today announced that the abstract detailing efficacy and safety results from its double-blind Phase 2 field study of a patch-based vaccine for travelers' diarrhea has been accepted as a "late breaker" presentation at Interscience Conference on Antimicrobials and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), to be held in Chicago Sept. 17 to 20.

The abstract, "Transcutaneous Immunization with the Heat Labile Toxin (LT) of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Protects in a Phase 2 Field Trial in Travelers to Guatemala and Mexico," will be presented by Gregory Glenn, M.D., Iomai's chief scientific officer, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, during the session on "Vaccines and Pediatric Infections." The session will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

About Travelers' Diarrhea

This year, approximately 55 million international travelers will visit countries where bacteria that cause travelers' diarrhea are endemic, particularly Africa, Asia and Latin America, and about 20 million of those travelers will develop travelers' diarrhea.

Travelers' diarrhea (TD) is caused by ingestion of pathogens in contaminated food and water. Of the 54 million travelers to endemic areas, an estimated 17 million will contract TD, making it one of the most common illnesses in travelers. Symptoms last for 3 to 5 days, and 55 percent of subjects who become ill have more than six stools daily, with an average of 18 total stools per episode. TD is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and cramping and can result in severe dehydration, mimicking the symptoms of cholera. Although generally self-limited, TD is often accompanied by prostration and can require hospitalization, often in settings where health care is inadequate. Additionally, 10 to 30 percent of travelers who contract diarrhea also develop a more chronic condition, irritable bowel syndrome.

About Iomai Corporation

Iomai Corporation discovers and develops vaccines and immune system stimulants, delivered via a novel, needle-free technology called transcutaneous immunization (TCI). TCI taps into the unique benefits of a major group of antigen-presenting cells found in the outer layers of the skin (Langerhans cells) to generate an enhanced immune response. Iomai is leveraging TCI to enhance the efficacy of existing vaccines, develop new vaccines that are viable only through transcutaneous administration and expand the global vaccine market. Iomai currently has four product candidates in development: three targeting influenza and pandemic flu and one to prevent travelers' diarrhea. For more information on Iomai, please visit http://www.iomai.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Iomai Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Iomai to Announce Results From Phase 1 Influenza Trial and Host Webcast Tomorrow
2. Iomai Dose-Ranging Trial Demonstrates Needle-Free Patch Vaccine for Travelers Diarrhea Stimulates Immune Response Even at Low Doses
3. Antisoma Announces Further Data From ASA404 Ovarian Cancer Trial
4. Sygnis Pharma AG announces date for presentation of clinical results
5. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
6. Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis
7. YM BioSciences Announces Secondary Efficacy and Safety Findings in Randomized Phase IIB Aerolef Trial
8. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
9. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Phase II Study of its Factor Xa Inhibitor at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
10. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
11. AVI BioPharma Partner Cook Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment for APPRAISAL Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... Mar. 24, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. ... The global wound care market ... at a CAGR of 6.7% during 2016-2022 Among the various ... largest share in the global market in 2015. Among the various applications, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary  ... According to new data published ... the legal cannabis market is projected to continue to grow ... from the current presidential administration. The report created by Arcview,s ... of growth in this industry are the passage and subsequent ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- Global Ampoules Market report provides a ... and industry chain structure. The Ampoules market analysis is ... landscape analysis, and major regions, development status. ... Complete ... 10 company profiles and 183 tables and figures is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... countries to hospitals in the United States, it’s a threat that is constantly ... obstacles facing infection prevention and offers strategies for the healthcare community to help ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... According to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham, "the ... has directed the CBO to follow. The CBO itself previously recognized Obamacare would kill ... a reduction in employer-based coverage due to the GOP reform, which is not plausible. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... and related services to families and business owners across eastern Michigan, is connecting ... regional families struggling with financial difficulties. , The Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry works ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... As the standards ... a communications platform that positions them as the go-to thought leader in all ... online publication as an always-on, always-fresh news, views and advocacy engine, called ONS ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The law firm of ... is pleased to announce Westchester resident Lauren C. Enea has joined the firm as ... firm, will concentrate her practice in elder law, Medicaid planning and applications, and Wills, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):