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Pieris Reports Development Progress for Anticalin(R) PRS-050, a Next Generation VEGF Antagonist

...roject Management Angiogenesis. Kristian Jensen joins Pieris from Merck Serono, where he spent almost three years establishing and managing its phage display antibody facility in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to Merck Serono, he obtained his research management experience during four years as Group Lea...

MicroPhage Successfully Completes Beta Trial for Rapid MRSA Test

...sample is challenged with an antibiotic. Because phages depend on host bacteria for growth, any compound that kills or inhibits the microbe will stop phage growth. Only resistant strains allow multiplication of phages and yield a positive signal on the detector strip. Further information about the techno...

Athera Biotechnologies and Dyax Announce a Collaboration to Discover and Develop Antibodies for Cardiovascular Inflammation

... Athera has identified an exciting potential opportunity for therapeutic antibody treatment of cardiovascular inflammation." "The strength of Dyax's phage display technology, screening capabilities and expertise in drug discovery make them an excellent partner to advance our cardiovascular research progr...

Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection

...lled phages to break out of bacteria they infect by using a special enzyme to destroy the cell walls. The success of the new treatment, which uses a phage enzyme called lysin to kill S. pneumonia, suggests that the strategy could significantly reduce the incidence of acute otitis media in the United Stat...

Preclinical Data on Cytogen's Technology to be Reported at the AACR Annual Meeting

... 8:00 AM -12:00 PM Abstract #645: Studies with long random phage libraries: Epitope-specific peptides recapitulate antibody complement...LGA) nanoparticles coated with active-transport peptides derived from phage libraries. The abstracts are available and can be viewed on-line at no ch...

DX-88 for Hereditary Angioedema Meets Primary and Secondary Endpoints in Phase 3 Trial (EDEMA3)

...(CTS), including CABG and heart valve replacement or repair procedures. Dyax identified DX-88 and other compounds in its pipeline using its patented phage display technology, which rapidly selects compounds that bind with high affinity and specificity to therapeutic targets. Dyax leverages this technolog...
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