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Soligenix Forms Consortium to Develop Thermostable Technology to Advance RiVax(TM) and Other Rapidly Acting Vaccines
Date:11/20/2009

ately be applied to other commercial vaccine products."

"Our progress with RiVax(TM) has been notable, and this grant award further validates the previous work and merits of our biodefense program," stated Christopher J. Schaber, PhD, President and CEO of Soligenix. "We look forward to working with our outstanding partners in this consortium to develop thermally stable biodefense vaccines to address two high-priority biothreats."

About RiVax(TM)

RiVax(TM) is Soligenix's proprietary vaccine developed to protect against exposure to ricin toxin and is the most advanced vaccine in the company's portfolio. RiVax(TM) induces a protective immune response in animal models of ricin exposure and is currently being evaluated in humans. One human Phase 1 clinical trial has been completed and a second trial is currently being conducted.

Results of the first Phase 1 clinical trial of RiVax(TM) established that the immunogen was safe and induced antibodies anticipated to protect humans from ricin exposure. The outcome of the study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Vitetta et al., 2006, PNAS, 105:2268-2273). The second trial, sponsored by UTSW, is currently evaluating a more potent formulation of RiVax(TM). Soligenix has developed processes for large-scale manufacturing and is further establishing correlates of the human immune response in non-human primates.

The development of RiVax(TM) has been sponsored through a series of overlapping challenge grants (UC1) and cooperative grants (U01) from the NIH, granted to Soligenix and to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) where the vaccine originated. The second clinical trial is being supported by a grant to UTSW from the US Food and Drug Administration's Office of Orphan Products Development. Soligenix and UTSW have collectively received approximately $25 million in grant funding from the NIH for RiVax(TM).
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