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Two New Tuberculosis (TB) Drugs Show Significant Synergy In Vitro
Date:7/26/2010

tial to form the foundation for a better treatment regimen for TB and MDR-TB patients everywhere. We look forward to the further substantiation of these results during the in vivo phase of our partnership with Tibotec. "

SQ-109 is a new diamine antibiotic intended to replace one or more of the current first-line anti-TB drugs to improve and simplify patient therapy. SQ109 was granted U.S. FDA Fast Track designation and FDA/EMEA Orphan Drug Designation in 2007. SQ109 shows activity against drug sensitive and multi-drug resistant (MDR and XDR) Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of TB. SQ109 has successfully completed its Phase I safety studies and will begin its Phase II clinical efficacy program 2H 2010 in a number of sites in Africa.

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Sequella is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing improved treatments for life-threatening infectious diseases. The company leverages its global influence, R&D platforms, and disease expertise to proactively address emerging health threats. Through focused execution, clear commercialization pathways, and strategic partnerships, Sequella intends to commercialize a broad product portfolio designed to treat global health threats with significant market opportunity.

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