Navigation Links
LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration With Biogen Idec to Develop Anti-CD103 Therapies
Date:9/18/2007

BOZEMAN, Mont., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced a strategic partnership with Biogen Idec (Nasdaq: BIIB) to develop therapies targeting CD103 for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases including potential respiratory, gastrointestinal, and autoimmune indications. CD103 is the unique alphaE-beta7 integrin that has been implicated in the activation, homing and retention of lymphocytes that mediate inflammatory diseases affecting mucosal regions of the intestine, skin, and lungs.

Under terms of the agreement, LigoCyte will receive milestone payments on the successful development of drug candidates. The collaboration includes an opportunity for co-development, co-promotion, and sharing of profits resulting from commercialized products.

"We are very pleased to be entering into this collaboration with Biogen Idec for the development of our lead anti-inflammatory therapy," said Donald P. Beeman, CEO and chairman of the board for LigoCyte. "This strategic alliance confirms the value of LigoCyte's immunology expertise."

About LigoCyte

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing vaccines and therapeutic monoclonal antibodies focused on important respiratory and gastrointestinal markets. The company is currently investigating its norovirus vaccine in human clinical studies. For more information on LigoCyte, please visit http://www.ligocyte.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Presents Data Showing Heterosubtypic Protection Against Influenza Challenge With Virus-Like Particle Immunization
2. Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Data From Hemophilia Program at International Society On Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting
3. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
4. 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
5. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
6. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2007 CEUT Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
7. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the C. E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Conference
8. EPIX Pharmaceuticals to Present at the C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
9. Pro-Pharmaceuticals Updates Progress of Clinical Trials & Davanat 505 (b)(2) Filings
10. Cosmo Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Preliminary Phase II/III Data with Rifamycin MMX in Infectious Diarrhea
11. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase II EXPERT Results and Additional Oral and Poster Presentations at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Pa. , June 23, 2016 Bracket ... will launch its next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA ... Meeting held on June 26 – 30, 2016 in ... the first electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind ... Booth #715. Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 ... Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the ... announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org by the ... diabetes stand in the way of academic and community ... Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues to advocate ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening to conquer ... in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has today ... world,s first internet connected hearing aid that opens up ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... , TwinLink™ - the first dual communication ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... cutting edge technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions ... aware of how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the use of ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health Supply is ... of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs that have ... Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia Root Extract ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: ... The closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland ... iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness ... & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son ... lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t ... would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):