Navigation Links
Kibow Biotech Obtains Australian, Chinese and Indian Patents Protecting the Composition and Basic Technology Behind Its Oral Probiotic Formulation for Chronic Kidney Failure
Date:1/14/2008

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been granted an International Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent from Australia, China and India. The approved patent, "Prebiotic and Probiotic Compositions and their Method of use for Gut-based Therapy," protects the composition and method behind the Company's oral probiotic product formulation (Kibow Biotics(R)) which may significantly reduce concentrations of several nitrogenous waste metabolites that accumulate in renal deficiency. The serial numbers for this patent are: 20022342641 (Australia), ZL 02810078.6 (China) and 1029/MUMNP/2003, 205478 (India). Kibow Biotech has an identical PCT patent pending in Canada, the European Union, Japan, and South Korea.

In addition, the term "Enteric Dialysis(TM)" has been recognized as a registered service trademark by the patent and trademark authority of the Government of India. "Enteric Dialysis(TM)" designates the technology behind the Company's proprietary probiotic product formulation which has the ability to eliminate uremic nitrogenous waste metabolites via the gut route.

Kibow Biotech has another PCT application, "Compositions and Methods for Augmenting Kidney Function," under national review in all of the aforementioned countries except Australia where this patent has also been approved (#2002255717).

Dr. Natarajan Ranganathan, VP (R&D) and interim CEO, stated, "In addition to our PCT patents, Kibow has already obtained three US patents, with four more additional patents under examination process. The rapidly expanding intellectual property portfolio for our unique 'Enteric Dialysis(TM)' platform technology has added immense potential to our company products for kidney failure applications worldwide."

About Kibow Clinical Trials

Currently Kibow has begun pilot-scale human clinical studies of its uremic formulation (Kibow Biotics(R)) in six different sites and five countries. his is a short-term (six-month) double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study mainly designed to establish the safety (US FDA's Generally Recognized as Safe ("GRAS") status) and pre-market notification of its intended uremic syndrome applications. In addition, this clinical trial is evaluating the possible use of Kibow Biotics(R) as a dietary or nutritional supplement for chronic kidney failure (stage III and IV) predialysis patients worldwide.

For more information, visit http://www.kibowbiotech.com

Forward-looking statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current views of future events, including the status of development of the dietary supplement formulation, Kibow Biotics(R), for kidney failure applications, and the possible benefits of Kibow Biotics in slowing the progression of chronic kidney failure or helping patients feel better. Kibow is not a pharmaceutical company. Kibow products are not drugs and may not be considered as a treatment or a therapy. The dietary supplement formulation of Kibow Biotics will not cure, prevent or mitigate any disease. Actual results may differ significantly from the above forward-looking statements due to a number of factors including but not limited to the possibility that Kibow Biotics(R) may not prove to be safe or show evidence of clinical activity in the current limited human trials or that data from patients enrolled in the study may not be useful or conclusive or sufficient to guide future development of Kibow Biotics(R). Other factors that could cause or contribute to differences in actual results include, but are not limited to, whether or not the Company or any of its collaborators will be able to develop dietary supplements using the technologies of the Company; risks associated with completing clinical trials of product candidates; the possibility that clinical testing may reveal to be undesirable and unintended side effects or other characteristics that may prevent or limit the commercial use of proposed products; whether the cash resources of the Company will be sufficient to fund operations as planned; reliance on key employees, especially senior management; the uncertainty of the Company's future access to capital; the risk that the Company may not secure or maintain relationships with collaborators; and the Company's dependence on intellectual property. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward- looking statements except as required by law.

CONTACT:

Dr. Natarajan Ranganathan

CEO and VP Research and Development

Tel: 1 (610) 353 5130

Web site: http://www.kibowbiotech.com

This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.


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

Related medicine technology :

1. Hawaii Biotech Receives Allowance to Perform West Nile Vaccine Clinical Trials
2. Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. Announces Completion of Private Placement
3. Epeius Biotechnologies Applauds the Belated Scholarship of Their Academic Contemporaries in 2007, As Targeted Gene Therapy Comes of Age in Clinical Medicine
4. ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer
5. Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells
6. CEL-SCI CEO to Present Tomorrow at the Biotech / Pharma / Healthcare On-Line Forum
7. Ortho Biotech Reiterates Confidence in PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Safety and Efficacy When Used According to Label
8. TaiGen Biotechnology Successfully Completes Patient Recruitment for Phase II Trial of Nemonoxacin for Treatment of Adult Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
9. Clinical Trial Effectiveness: How Pharmas & Biotechs Save Cost with Savvy Investigator Management
10. Chinese SFDA Grants Immtech Fast Track Status
11. Tainted Chinese Food Ingredients First Discovered in 2005
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... Ind. , Feb. 5, 2016  Zimmer Biomet ... pricing of the previously announced underwritten secondary offering of ... its stockholders, consisting of affiliates of Blackstone and Goldman ... at an initial price of $96.45 per share. The ... the offering.  Neither Zimmer Biomet nor any of its ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Site Profile: --> ... Recognition People, announced their latest primary healthcare case study where speech ... times and to save the practice money. Site Profile: ... Challenge: --> ,- Wirral CCG ,- VoicePower client ... ,- Wirral CCG ,- VoicePower client since 2013 Challenge: ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 For hospitals ... or those already participating in the program, the Health ... referred to as the , Mega-Guidance , could have ... guidance is published in September 2016. Essential ... and Service Marketing , summarizes the Mega-Guidance,s key proposed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The Muscular ... Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, launched the 14th annual “Appetite for a Cure” campaign on ... muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility. ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... the Scarborough General Hospital Burn Unit, plastic and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Wayne Carman transitioned ... the Scarborough Hospital. He successfully completed his first three-year term as chief and began ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... The American public tends to feel uncomfortable about drinking recycled waste water ... well water. The recent experience with lead contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, according to ... increasing public acceptance of recycled waste water as drinking water. , The Flint ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 ... ... consulting firm, ranked #3 in the 2015 Best in KLAS: Software & Services ... The annual Best in KLAS report independently ranks vendor performance by healthcare ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... of CitiDent, announces that it is now welcoming orthodontist, Dr. Amanda Cheng, ... offers a complete range of oral health care, including general dentistry, cosmetic treatments, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):