Navigation Links
Sorrento Therapeutics Awarded NIH Grant for MRSA Program
Date:5/21/2010

SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRNE) today announced that it has received an Advanced Technology Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The peer-reviewed grant was awarded to support the Company's program to generate and develop novel antibody therapeutics and vaccines to combat Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus or "Staph") infections, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), by disrupting quorum sensing, a bacterial communication process essential to virulence. The Phase I grant is for $300,000 annually for two years, with the possibility of Phase II funding of $1 million per year for up to 3 years.

"It is clear that the NIH is highly motivated to fund novel approaches to tackling the serious healthcare burden of MRSA. We believe our program to develop potential vaccines and antibody therapeutics against MRSA holds great clinical promise because of the high morbidity and mortality caused by this pathogen and the limited treatment options available today," said Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sorrento Therapeutics.

Sorrento Therapeutics' MRSA program targets specific auto-inducing peptides (AIPs) central to the quorum sensing system of S. aureus, which induces bacterial virulence. Masking these AIPs leads to a disruption of bacterial communication ("quorum quenching") and suppresses virulence. In recommending the grant application for funding, expert panel reviewers noted that targeting quorum sensing and the virulence factors of S. aureus represented a paradigm shift, which could result in fewer side effects than conventional drug therapies. Th
'/>"/>

SOURCE Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
2. Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of PDX in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
3. Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
4. TorreyPines Therapeutics Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Tezampanel for the Treatment of Acute Migraine Headache
5. CV Therapeutics Announces Eight Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007
6. Pharmacopeia Assists the World Health Organization in the Discovery of Novel Therapeutics for the Treatment of Malaria
7. Protalix BioTherapeutics Treats First Patient in Phase III Clinical Trial of prGCD
8. TorreyPines Therapeutics Initiates a Phase I Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of Tezampanel
9. TorreyPines Therapeutics Completes Phase I Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of NGX267, a Selective M1 Agonist for the Potential Treatment of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Schizophrenia
10. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Launches Phase III Study for Pixantrone in Relapsed Indolent Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL)
11. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Sponsors Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014  More than any other generation, Millennials born in ... -- but their eyes don,t. These mobile devices demand a ... the eye has not evolved to cope with them. The ... do comfortably often results in tired eyes, focusing problems, headaches ... Strain. Now ZEISS has invented a new type of lens ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014  Today, ATS Labs, Inc. (ATS), ... acquired the assets of MicroTest Labs, Inc. (MTL) of ... MTL is the first step in the strategy of ... platform to support the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. ... Accuratus Lab Services , a name that personifies the ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... , July 14, 2014  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: ... QCOR ) today announced that the registration statement on Form ... by Mallinckrodt plc on May 16, 2014 and amended on ... Mallinckrodt and Questcor that also constitutes a prospectus of Mallinckrodt, ... on Form S-4 is available on the SEC,s EDGAR system, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 2New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 3ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 2ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 3Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 2Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 3Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 4Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 5Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 6Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals And Questcor Pharmaceuticals Provide Update On Transaction 7
... and women infected with HIV reduced the risk of ... of oral antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to findings from ... Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a global partnership dedicated to ... and structural interventions. The study, known ...
... May 12, 2011 Alma Lasers Ltd., a ... aesthetic treatment devices, today announced the launch of ... for aesthetic fractional laser resurfacing. ... iPixelEr—each feature Alma,s roller-style technology which delivers fast, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 2Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 3Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 4Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 5Alma Lasers Introduces the iPixel Fractional Ablative Technology 2
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The governments ... investment in the Global Mobile Health Solutions market. For ... the Health IT for Economic and Clinical Health Act ... 2009. , Analysts forecast the Global Mobile Health ... 34.88 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 The report ... Services [Physical Security, Life Safety, Facility Management], IT ... Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)” defines and ... an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. The ... various restraints and opportunities impacting it, along with ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... fitness may buffer some of the adverse health effects ... by researchers from the American Cancer Society, The Cooper ... in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceeding s, and ... and blood markers associated with cardiovascular disease is markedly ... behavior has been linked to an increase risk of ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 This report provides ... in Americas. The analysis includes market size data ... and key company share data by revenue in ... and Mexico. It uses data and information sourced ... in-house analysis. , Scope,     Information ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 Secure Decisions, a leading provider ... with the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) to build a ... that drives everyday life. , The SWAMP, implemented by ... the Morgridge Institute for Research, is funded by the ... security practices by building a free facility with a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 2Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 3Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 4Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Physical fitness associated with less pronounced effect of sedentary behavior 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 2Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 3
... and Willing to ... 20s, - Boomers Can Stay On-the-Go with New ThermaCare(R) Arthritis HeatWraps ... percent of baby boomers claim they feel an average of 11 ... they are more,adventurous and willing to experiment now than when they ...
... guided trial design may increase probability of tumor response ... and accelerates ... (Nasdaq and MTAX: CTIC) and Systems Medicine, LLC (SM), a,wholly-owned ... to its complete phase Ib trial of brostallicin used in ...
... CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 18 Isis,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... added a,new diabetes drug targeting the sodium dependent ... ISIS 388626, a generation 2.2,antisense drug that acts ... existing pipeline of drugs in development for the,treatment ...
... Lighted slippers for,those with troubled eyesight. A ... the player,s motions. Bowling equipment for those with ... One-stop online shopping for older adults and ... easier at Rehability! Your Optimal Living,Store, http://www.rehabilitystores.com ...
... Oct. 18 More than half of holiday shoppers ... to a good cause*. This,year, choose a gift that ... Alzheimer,s disease, the seventh leading cause of death,in the ... services for families struggling with,Alzheimer,s or support innovative research ...
... at US$26.00 Per Share -, VICTORIA, Oct. ... ; TSX: ASV) today announced that it has ... GALN) under which,Galenica, through a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, ... price of US$26.00 per share in cash. The,total ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 2Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 3Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 4Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 2Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 3Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 4Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 3Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 4Health News:Holiday Gifts for Those With Disabilities & Other Special Needs 2Health News:Holiday Gifts That Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease 2Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 2Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 3Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 4Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 5
... Cronin, Inc. is a ... Footwear, Orthopedic Softgoods, and ... Our products are of ... available in the USA ...
... ThumbFit™ reduces joint instability without disturbing ... remarkably comfortable and easy for users ... CHT and Robert V. Sypher Jr., ... in response to patients' complaints of ...
... the MP joint and the CMC joint of the ... both of the thumb joints. An excellent choice for ... who need maximum mobility for daily activities. Ideal for ... and for those with pain due to repetitive stress. ...
... molded from rigid plastic in a distinctive design ... comfort. The uniquely sculpted distal trim line ... maximum function of the hand. This is ... and sprains of the MCP joint, basal joint ...
Medicine Products: