Navigation Links
Avant's Typhoid Fever Vaccine Demonstrates Excellent Clinical,Potential

NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2007 - AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAN) announced today positive preliminary results from an investigational double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 1/2 dose-escalating clinical trial of its typhoid fever vaccine candidate, Ty800, in healthy volunteers. The researchers found the single-dose, oral vaccine to be well tolerated and immunogenic, with over 90% of vaccinated subjects generating immune responses. Based on these excellent results, AVANT plans to further develop Ty800 to compete in the expanding typhoid fever vaccine market, which currently has over $200 million in annual sales. AVANT plans to initiate its own sponsored Phase 2 dose-ranging trial of Ty800 in mid-2007.

"Typhoid fever remains endemic in many developing areas of the world, as well as being an important potential health threat for travelers and military personnel in areas affected by the disease," said Dr. Mitchell B. Cohen, Principal Investigator in the study and Director of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. "The development of an effective and practical vaccine for all ages will provide an important tool for controlling this disease. A safe typhoid fever vaccine that can be easily administered could significantly reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with typhoid fever."

"We are delighted with these results for our single-dose, oral Ty800 vaccine candidate," said Una S. Ryan, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Inc. "These results indicate that AVANT's vaccine may have significant potential advantages over the currently licensed vaccines, which offer limited protection rates of 50-80% and require either a single needle injection or three to four oral doses over the course of a week. We believe a more efficacious, easier-to-use typhoid fever vaccine could greatly expand the cur
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Avant’s Typhoid Fever Vaccine Demonstrates Excellent Clinical Potential
2. SIGA Passes First Hurdle with Lassa Fever Antiviral ST-193
3. Placebo-controlled Phase IIa Study with the Immunotherapeutic CYT003-QbG10 Shows Significant Improvement of Allergy Symptoms in Hay Fever Patients
4. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
5. DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for Its Oral Multivalent Botulinum Toxin Vaccine BT-VACC
6. From Clinical Cancer Research: Rethinking Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
7. DOR BioPharma Announces Publication Describing Results of Its Multivalent Botulinum Toxin Vaccine BT-VACC
8. Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer and Precancerous Lesions
9. Largest Cervical Cancer Vaccine Efficacy Trial Shows Cervarix Provides Excellent Protection Against Lesions Caused by Most Common Cancer-Causing Virus Types
10. Based on Up to 6 Years of Follow-Up, Biovest Announces Favorable Interim Blinded Data for Fast-Tracked Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of BiovaxID Anti-Cancer Vaccine for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
11. HepaLifes PBS-1 Cells for Influenza Vaccine Production Prove Superior at International Conference
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  Northstar Global ... Depository Trust Company (DTC) has made their final ... Chill on the Company,s stock effective December 15, ... common stock for depository and book entry transfer ... Company is now once again fully "DTC Eligible", ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  Beamz Interactive, Inc. ... music products, today announced that it has signed ... manufacturer and supplier of innovative prosthetic, orthotic and ... part of the agreement, RSL Steeper will promote ... specifically configured for use within UK residential care ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... LOS ANGELES , Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) ... candidate ICT-107, a dendritic cell-based immunotherapeutic vaccine targeting ... glioblastoma. The claims of US Patent No. 8,871,211, ... treating neural cancer by administering a dendritic cell ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Northstar announces that the DTC chill on MDIN has been officially lifted 2Northstar announces that the DTC chill on MDIN has been officially lifted 3Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 2Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 3ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent For ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine 2
... Inc. (NYSE: LDR ), a recognized leader ... and high quality medical consumable accessories, today reported financial results ... Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Highlights ... prior year period. , Gross profit grew 11 percent ...
... Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI ), a medical device ... for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, announced today that ... President and CFO, will present the Company,s business strategy ... JMP Securities Research Conference at 12:30 pm PT on Monday, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 2Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 3Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 4Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 5Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 6Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 7Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 8Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 9Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 10Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 11Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 12Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 13Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 14Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 15Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 16Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results 17Uroplasty to Present at the 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference 2
(Date:12/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Over the past 39 ... in hundreds of emergency departments across the nation, from ... have been translated into an innovative suite of tools, ... deficiencies and enhance the patient experience. , NES ... staffing and management services for hospitals, announced the development ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... As testosterone therapy lawsuit filings ... and blood clots from using testosterone products such as ... shows that the male hormone testosterone may increase the ... published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ... group of male rats with naturally occurring colon cancer. ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Concept Plus, LLC. a ... headquartered in Fairfax, VA., today announced it has been ... 50 list, which ranks the fastest growing government contracting small ... to 2013. , This is the first year that Concept ... # 20 with a 95.92% compound annual growth rate. “For ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... MissyDress, a distinguished special dress supplier, ... The business has drastically cut prices to all its ... until Jan. 30, 2015. Many of the hottest styles ... dresses, lace dresses, and more. , A spokesman for ... day. Whether A-line princess prom dresses or sweetheart chiffon ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... company LunaDress has recently announced its 2015 collection ... discounts on all of its special occasion dresses & wedding ... perfect wedding gown. If you have no idea of what ... Many different wedding dress styles and our dress experts are ... the current special offer, up to 80% off," the CEO ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NES Health Launches Stipend Program for Emergency Physicians in Training to Financially Assist Emergency Department Doctors While They Learn 2Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Concept Plus, LLC. Named One of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 2Health News:MissyDress: The Prices of Prom Dresses Just Reduced 2Health News:2015 Collection of Wedding Dresses from LunaDress Online on Sale Now 2
... whom have multiple chronic illnesses face severe difficulty ... avert pending cuts to Medicare payments, according to first-hand ... today by the 125,000-member American College of Physicians (ACP). ... access-to-care were evident from the responses of almost 2000 ...
... from Hospitals Across the Country Gather to Discuss, Interactive Patient ... ... Patient Experience, WASHINGTON, April ... Care (IPC) solutions, today,announced the kick-off of GetConnected2008. Designed exclusively ...
... SAN LEANDRO, Calif., April 7, 2008 A,tiny lightstick ... percent of,all fatalities from oral cancer, according to the ... a dental group which,recommends that all adults ask their ... screening procedure with this product will become,as widespread as ...
... Day on April 25th, Suracell Inc. urges Americans to use ... their genes to promote healthy aging, SOUTH ORANGE, ... up on everything touted as "good for you?" Convinced,there,s nothing you can ... pioneer in personal genetic health. With National DNA,Day on April 25, Suracell ...
... partnership between industry and academia has led to human ... class of blood diseases called myeloproliferative disorders (MPD), which ... can evolve into leukemia. In just one year, ... of California, San Diego, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Mayo ...
... Symposium and Congress, (April 7, 2008) The American ... that it will participate in a post-LASIK quality of ... which includes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ... Academy of Ophthalmology. ASCRS also announced that the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ACP reports on how scheduled Medicare pay cuts will affect patients 2Health News:ACP reports on how scheduled Medicare pay cuts will affect patients 3Health News:GetWellNetwork Kicks Off GetConnected2008, First Annual Users Conference 2Health News:GetWellNetwork Kicks Off GetConnected2008, First Annual Users Conference 3Health News:New ViziLite Plus Could Reduce Oral Cancer Fatalities Predicts East Bay's Creative Dimensions in Dentistry 2Health News:Know Your Personal Genetic Health to Age Better Now! 2Health News:Stem cell research leads to potential new therapy for rare blood disorder 2Health News:Stem cell research leads to potential new therapy for rare blood disorder 3Health News:ASCRS to participate in and co-fund study on post-lasik quality of life with US FDA 2Health News:ASCRS to participate in and co-fund study on post-lasik quality of life with US FDA 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: