Navigation Links
Anesiva Grants Specific-Use License of Its Needle-Free Drug Delivery Technology to Particle Therapeutics for Diabetes Drug
Date:8/30/2007

License Exemplifies Broad Applicability of Anesiva's Needle-Free Technology

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and OXFORD, England, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV) and Particle Therapeutics Limited today announced that they have entered into an agreement granting Particle Therapeutics a specific-use license to incorporate Anesiva's drug delivery technology into its needle-free, intradermal delivery system for glucagon, a hormone commonly used for the treatment of hypoglycemia associated with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

"This agreement exemplifies the potential of our technology to transform the delivery of proteins, peptides and small molecules in a clinically meaningful way that is also safer, more comfortable and more convenient," said John P. McLaughlin, chief executive officer of Anesiva. "We intend to seek other opportunities for licensing this important platform technology."

"Patients experiencing a hypoglycemic condition may lose consciousness, and if not treated quickly, can suffer short and long-term cerebral damage," remarked Fred Cornhill, Director of Particle Therapeutics. "Current methods of treating diabetic hypoglycemia require the mixing of glucagon powder with a sterile saline solution, followed by needle injection. At present, an estimated 1-1.5 million kits with glucagon powder are sold annually in the U.S. and Europe. Those with Type 1 diabetes typically have at least one to eight such events per year, requiring intervention of another person or summoning of medical assistance. Type 2, insulin dependent diabetes patients have fewer incidents, but, with lower glycemic targets, the incidence of hypoglycemia, requiring third party intervention is increasing. Par
'/>"/>

SOURCE Anesiva, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. State to offer $850K in high-tech training grants
2. Grants worth $800,000 help BellBrook Labs develop products
3. Venture-backed firms could become eligible for federal SBIR grants
4. Mithridion wins grants for Alzheimers research
5. NASDAQ grants Merge more time for compliance
6. Morgridge seed grants attract over 220 proposals
7. Medical College researchers win federal grants
8. NSF grants bolster integrative graduate study at UW-Madison
9. Three state businesses receive technology grants
10. SBC Foundation awards technology grants in Wisconsin
11. Visonex plans to expand with state grants, loan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Cynvenio, a cancer diagnostics company ... genomic analysis of tumor cells in the bloodstream, today ... cancer decision support application powered by CollabRx, Inc. ... genomic test, Therapy Finder will provide breast cancer patients ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... This webinar will focus on EMA ... assessment in biosimilars. , Regulatory frameworks are evolving many ... however the complex nature of biopharmaceuticals makes the demonstration ... extremely challenging. Based on the specific aspects of biosimilar ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Two champions ... continued their sponsorship of an annual competition for middle ... and access to, innovative STEM study. The competition presents ... TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2013 was a banner year of continued innovation ... continued independent research led by the team at Wake ... million grant from the Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, had ... reviewed journal, Amy Grant highlighted Brainwave Optimization® in First ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 2Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 3
... ... Test Instruments , ... April 25, 2010 -- Responding to the recent rash of reports of quality failures in ... on how to develop and maintain strict gage R&R for entire assembly and test systems, ...
... , , ... RPJ Housing, a Northern Virginia -based nonprofit ... disabilities and life-threatening illnesses, has just completed its annual Rebuilding Together event. ... 1,200 volunteers, who provided an estimated $300,000 worth of donated ...
... ATHENS, Ohio (April 26, 2010) Though scientists argue ... electronics for building the next generation of faster, smaller, ... actually seen the spina quantum mechanical property of electronsin ... an Advance Online Publication in the journal Nature ...
Cached Biology Technology:InterTech Service to Counter Widely Reported Problems in Automotive, Medical Device and Other Industries Requiring Rigorous Quality Standards 2RPJ Housing's Rebuilding Together Event Brings Estimated $300,000 Worth Of Volunteer Labor to Northern VA 2Physicists capture first images of atomic spin 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... University engineer has developed a patented technique that ... devices. The same technique could help police during ... and Kay L. Theede chair in engineering and ... his research team have created a template-based system ... trunks. The distance detection method called stand-off ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... news release is available in German . ... to pay the protection money demanded of him, he can ... seldom required, however, as fear of the consequences is enough ... observed in parasitic birds, which lay their eggs in other ... out, the brood parasites take their revenge by destroying the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... conditions such as heart disease, epilepsy and pain, making ... there is still much scientists do not know about ... insight into the structure of sodium channels and, specifically, ... are responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of the channel. ... of the Journal of Biological Chemistry . , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives 2Fear of the cuckoo mafia 2Fear of the cuckoo mafia 3Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed 2
... have probed an unusual high-energy state produced in single nucleotides ... they absorb ultraviolet (UV) light. , This is the first ... state -- so called because it cannot be detected by ... DNA by UV light. , The study suggests that ...
... work, home or elsewhere results in a disproportionate rise ... University of Nottingham researchers have found. , A new ... Heart Association, measured the level of cotinine in participants' ... to second-hand smoke. Cotinine is the major metabolite of ...
... Public Health have discovered a means for early detection ... samples as a baseline biomarker, the scientists examined changes ... with the development of liver carcinomas. This is the ... detection of liver cancer in high-risk populations, including those ...
Cached Biology News:New study sheds light on 'dark states' in DNA 2Indicators for risk of heart disease are higher in passive smokers 2Indicators for risk of heart disease are higher in passive smokers 3Mailman School of Public Health researchers report blood DNA can be early predictor of liver cancer 2
Denhardt's Solution is a mixture of blocking agents used in membrane-based hybridization protocols. The solution contains 1% Ficoll (type 400) 1% polyvinylpyrrolidone and 1% bovine serum albumin. Ste...
... 97 Cytological Labeling Kit provides a unique ... of cellular targets, including cell-surface receptors and ... Kit contains the patented ELF 97 phosphatase ... precipitate at the site of enzymatic activity ...
... C 4 H 10 O 2 ... PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Form: White crystalline powder ... 97% Identity: By IR Melting Point: ... Oxidized DTT: less than or equal ...
... Fluorescence Test Plate consists of an anodized ... Inert Organic Fluorescent Compounds embedded in polymerized ... on BioTeks FLx800 and Synergy Multi-Detection Readers. ... GLP compliance while reducing the need for ...
Biology Products: