Navigation Links
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Forms Anti-Viral Research Group to Oversee Its Anti-PS Infectious Disease Collaborations
Date:10/7/2009

ists have also found that PS is exposed in certain infections caused by protozoan organisms, such as malaria and leishmaniasis.

Bavituximab, which is Peregrine's most advanced PS-targeting antibody, is currently being studied in a clinical trial for the treatment of patients co-infected with HCV and HIV. Phase I studies in HCV patients showed that bavituximab was well tolerated and it exhibited encouraging signs of anti-viral activity.

Peregrine's anti-PS antibodies are also generating positive data in preclinical HIV studies conducted by researchers from leading universities and medical research institutions in the U.S. and U.K. with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). These studies have yielded promising results that support the potential of PS-targeting agents for use as therapeutics, in vaccines and as topical microbicides, an especially promising application urgently needed in the effort to help women avoid infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes viruses and chlamydia. In addition, collaborators are also investigating the utility of PS-targeting antibodies against CMV infections and leishmaniasis, a protozoan disease that attacks people and cattle in tropical regions, with devastating effects on both health and economic well-being.

Under a major biodefense initiative funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for the Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative (TMTI), bavituximab and a fully human equivalent antibody are in preclinical development for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers under a contract worth up to $44.4 million. This contract, which is funding work at Peregrine and at several collaborating institutions, was awarded based on positive data from earlier studies in animals infected with VHF that was funded by a previous grant from NIAID. This work is going well, and Peregrine
'/>"/>

SOURCE Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. Interim Phase II Data Presented at XIV World Congress of Neurological Surgery Supports Potential of Peregrines Cotara(R) for Treatment of Brain Cancer
2. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Highlights Promising Early Data From Its Three Phase II Bavituximab Cancer Trials
3. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in its Phase II Trial of Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel in Breast Cancer Patients
4. Affitech-Discovered Anti-PS Antibodies in Development by Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Show Excellent Functionality in Preclinical Studies
5. Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Show Anti-Tumor Activity of Peregrines Fully Human Anti-PS Antibody in Prostate Cancer Model
6. Studies Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Highlight Multiple Immunomodulatory Mechanisms of Peregrines PS-Targeting Antibodies
7. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Preliminary Data From Phase II Bavituximab Lung Cancer Trial
8. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in First Stage of Its Second Bavituximab Phase II Breast Cancer Trial
9. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
10. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Early Results in Phase II Study of Bavituximab in Breast Cancer
11. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)...  The acceptance of two abstracts on the ... demonstrates continued interest in the Eclipse System, the ... of the abstracts, presented by Catherine Matthews ... Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at the University ... Written Abstract on Urogynecology/Pelvic Floor Disorders/Vaginal Surgery. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 20, 2014 Oxis International, Inc. (OXIS) ... the election of Anthony J. Cataldo as Chief ... Effective November 19, 2014, Ken Eaton resigned ... Board of Directors of Oxis International, Inc. to pursue new ... been named Chief Executive Officer of Oxis International, Inc. Mr. ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014  NxStage ® Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ... innovative dialysis products , today announced the ... for the in-center, hemodialysis market.  Streamline Express features ... to reduce the amount of labor required for ... touch point contamination sites.  The dialyzer enables achievement ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LIFE Study Prominently Featured at Minimally Invasive Gynecology Conference 2LIFE Study Prominently Featured at Minimally Invasive Gynecology Conference 3OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 2OXIS International, Inc. announces Changes in Management Team 3NxStage Launches New Streamline Express Dialyzer With Pre-attached Blood Tubing Set 2
... VEGAS, Sept. 15 At its regularly scheduled meeting ... American Pacific Corporation (the "Company" or "AMPAC") (Nasdaq: ... Recommended that shareholders at the next Annual ... 80% vote requirement for director election with a simple ...
... Sept. 15 Tunnell Consulting, Inc. announced ... with Campbell Informatics, an integrated services and technology company ... leading life sciences industry consultancy, and Campbell, a provider ... and regulators, is designed to enable both companies to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:American Pacific Adopts Corporate Governance Changes 2Tunnell Consulting Forms Strategic Alliance With Ireland-Based Campbell Informatics 2
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 Domestic farmgate ... slightly in 2009-10, due to a fall in ... industry products amid the global financial crisis. ... strength of Australian dairy manufacturers on the international ... products outweighed supply growth, primarily due to supply ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Everett, WA (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 The ... beauty and complexity of block retaining walls. The article states ... strength, there are several necessary steps that go into creating ... steps when building a retaining wall is choosing which kind ... desired purpose. , B&D Rockeries says, “The two main ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... has been a historical time for Angeldress.co.uk, an excellent wedding ... some renowned review websites. Recently, the company has added to ... of wonderful sexy wedding dresses to its website. At the ... to an 80% discount on any order over GBP 149. ... dress at Angeldress.co.uk, which has garnered a hard core of ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Recently, UWDress.com is gratified ... guest dresses . In addition, the company has also ... , As a leading online supplier of wedding dresses, ... outfits. The unusual best wedding guest gowns are provided ... amazing designs, this new selection is famous for high ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... OR (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 The ... of Roy Baroff to its team of conflict ... mediator, soccer player, coach, and referee. He has over 30 ... Carolina and beyond. , “I'm very excited to connect with ... and sports related interests to a program with a complete ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 4Health News:5 Step Installment of Block Retaining Walls is Topic of Latest Article by B&D Rockeries 2Health News:Sexy Wedding Dresses with Special Discounts Launched by Angeldress.co.uk 2Health News:Best Wedding Guest dresses Introduced by UWDress.com 2Health News:SCI Announces New Team Member Roy Baroff 2Health News:SCI Announces New Team Member Roy Baroff 3
... Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, ... shut down, and how they can be reactivated. ... that the immune system can use, like the gas pedal ... or to damp down its activity. However, in people with ...
... FRIDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep may be ... research that found that children who bully other kids are ... In the study, researchers from the University of Michigan Medical ... twice as likely to have sleep-disordered breathing problems or ...
... Sexual pleasure among young adults (ages 18-26) is linked to ... by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... representative population sample of heterosexuals to find a relationship between ... published in the June 2011 issue of The Journal ...
... tsunami, tornado or flood strike, among the most vulnerable ... Journal of Emergency Management , researchers in New Zealand ... the age-related needs of adults with regards to the ... Tuohy and Christine Stephens of Massey University in Palmerston ...
... early days of the AIDS epidemic, a once-rare form of ... harbinger of HIV. Its stigma was best illustrated by Tom ... cancerous skin lesions from his co-workers in the 1993 movie ... Zhu was a young virologist searching for a postdoctoral position. ...
... Reporter , THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- The emergence ... bacteria in Europe should serve as a red flag for ... and changing. They,re not necessarily becoming more severe, but they ... physician in infectious diseases at North Shore University Hospital in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kids Who Bully Often Get Poor Sleep 2Health News:Study links empathy, self-esteem, and autonomy with increased sexual enjoyment 2Health News:Helping the aged during natural disasters 2Health News:FSU scientist leads research on AIDS-related cancer 2Health News:FSU scientist leads research on AIDS-related cancer 3Health News:Deadly E. Coli Strain in Europe Should Serve as Warning, Experts Say 2Health News:Deadly E. Coli Strain in Europe Should Serve as Warning, Experts Say 3
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Medicine Products: