Navigation Links
Integrated BioTherapeutics Awarded NIAID Contract For Up to $65 Million for Development of a Vaccine against Ebola and Marburg Viruses
Date:10/7/2008

Vaccine Has Potential to Save Millions of Lives

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated BioTherapeutics Inc. (IBT), a biotechnology company focused on development of medical countermeasures for biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, announced they have been awarded a multiyear contract for advanced development of a vaccine to protect against Ebola and Marburg viruses from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. The contract is valued at approximately $22 million, which, if options are exercised, could total up to $65 million.

Considered a significant bioterrorist threat, Ebola and Marburg lead to death 30-90 percent of the time they are contracted, and there are currently no vaccines or therapeutics available for treatment of humans infected with either virus. Ebola and Marburg virus outbreaks typically occur in resource poor areas in Sub-Saharan Africa, although rare cases have occurred in the United States, Europe and the Philippines. Filoviruses are also a source of concern as potential bioterror agents.

"We are very pleased that NIAID has awarded such a significant contract to fund the advanced development activities for our virus-like particle vaccine against Ebola and Marburg viruses. This is a significant step forward in our mission to improving public health and developing medical countermeasures for biodefense. This contract will fund a major portion of the preclinical and clinical activities required to confirm and refine the activity in animals and verify the activity in humans," commented Dr. Javad Aman, IBT President and Chief Scientific Officer.

IBT is collaborating with colleagues at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) to develop a subunit vaccine, based on the virus-like particles, with broad-spectrum activity toward different strains of Ebola and Marburg viruses. Other col
'/>"/>

SOURCE Integrated BioTherapeutics Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Integrated Prevention Demonstration Campaign Launched in Western Kenya to Fight HIV, Malaria and Diarrhoeal Disease
2. WolfPAC(sm) Integrated Risk Management Announces 100th Sale
3. ESA Receives 2008 Frost & Sullivan North American Technology Innovation Award for Development of Integrated Metabolomics Systems
4. Chiltern Early Phase: Fully Integrated and Business Ready
5. Integrated Project Management Named to "Inc. 5000" for Second Year : One of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in Chicago Area
6. A first in integrated nanowire sensor circuitry
7. Leadership Change to Enable Arpida to Become a Fully Integrated Pharmaceutical Company
8. Mercy Medical Center Completes Beta Studies for Integrated Hematology and Automated Diabetes Testing Solution
9. eResearchTechnology, Inc. and nSpire Health, Inc. Form Alliance to Deliver Integrated Cardiac Safety and Pulmonary Clinical Trial Services
10. Augusta Systems Technologies Integrated into Ciscos Newly Launched Safety and Security Platform
11. Volcano Announces U.S. and European Launch of Rotational IVUS and Integrated FFR
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... Sept. 1, 2015 The American Brain Tumor ... for its Discovery Research Grant program. LOIs are due ... noon CDT. Discovery Grants are one-year, $50,000 ... potential to change current diagnostic or treatment paradigms for ... encourage novel research at its earliest stages, in the ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... YORK , Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... of cancer death in American men. One ... cancer and 233,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. ... experts are using a powerful new technique, ... small and large cancer lesions, treating only the ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In her thought provoking debut novel ‘ Ebola Vaccine Wars ... faced with an Ebola pandemic that is on the cusp of wiping out humanity. ... world of counterterrorism, and who continues to appear in this series of books by ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... , Equine cervical facet joint problems can be caused by injuries and ... cause impingement of nerve roots or of the spinal cord itself. This can ...
Breaking Biology Technology:American Brain Tumor Association Seeks Innovative Concepts For Discovery Research Grants 2September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 3September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 4Alexi Venice’s Debut Novel Takes on the Human Testing of a Vaccine for Ebola and Revenge by an Anti-Big Pharma Terrorist Group in ‘Ebola Vaccine Wars' 2Alexi Venice’s Debut Novel Takes on the Human Testing of a Vaccine for Ebola and Revenge by an Anti-Big Pharma Terrorist Group in ‘Ebola Vaccine Wars' 3VetStem Biopharma Announces New Clinical Research Program for Equine Cervical Facet Joint Disease 2VetStem Biopharma Announces New Clinical Research Program for Equine Cervical Facet Joint Disease 3
... SIRO Clinpharm, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) with its ... of its Clinical Trials Supplies facility in Mumbai, India. This ... biotech companies for storage and distribution of clinical trial supplies. ... , "We opened our clinical trials supplies warehouse in 2003 ...
... Ky., Oct. 15 Transposagen ... today that it has come to an agreement to expand ... cover nearly all commercial applications. The intellectual property, owned ... Florida and the United States Department of Agriculture, enables facile ...
... Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Cytochroma today announced that it ... to the Company,s Scientific Advisory Board. , Dr. Cunningham ... London and Consultant Nephrologist at the Royal Free Hospital, ... Universities, with postgraduate training in The University of London ...
Cached Biology Technology:SIRO Clinpharm Strengthens its Clinical Trials Supplies Service Offering in India 2Transposagen Expands Field of Use for piggyBac Technology 2Transposagen Expands Field of Use for piggyBac Technology 3Cytochroma Appoints Dr. John Cunningham to its Scientific Advisory Board 2Cytochroma Appoints Dr. John Cunningham to its Scientific Advisory Board 3
(Date:8/20/2015)... SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Aug. 20, 2015 ... based company focused on improving the user experience ... voice and vision technologies, today announced that its ... and voice biometric authentication software to be ... Alliance tested TrulySecure for compliance with the FIDO ...
(Date:8/18/2015)... N.J. , Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... a key contributor to the Submission Content ... by IRISS, a non-profit forum. Dedicated to the ... provides a neutral platform for industry, vendors, ... share information and work towards a standard ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... , Aug. 12, 2015   MedNet Solutions ... the entire spectrum of clinical research, is proud to ... the company,s comprehensive SaaS-based eClinical technology platform, has led ... the first two quarters of 2015.   Q2 2015 ... largest quarters measured by contract value sold in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 2TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 3TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 4TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 5Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 2Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 3MedNet Solutions Experiences Explosive Corporate Growth 2
... centuries-old religious ceremony of an indigenous people in southern Mexico ... of fish, according to researchers from Texas A&M University. ... World, the Zoque people of southern Mexico would venture each ... Cueva del Azufre to implore their deities for a bountiful ...
... frequent intake of healthy foods such as fruit, vegetables, ... cheese and yoghurt compared with normal weight children. This ... University College, Norway and the Norwegian Institute of ... Overweight children drank juice and artificially ...
... Scientists have long known that large volcanic explosions ... solar energy and cool the air. Some suspect ... off dinosaurs and Neanderthals. In the summer ... far away as New England, and the 1991 blowout ...
Cached Biology News:Moved by religion: Mexican cavefish develop resistance to toxin 2Moved by religion: Mexican cavefish develop resistance to toxin 3Overweight children have different eating patterns than normal weight children 2Volcanic eruptions affect rainfall over Asian monsoon region 2Volcanic eruptions affect rainfall over Asian monsoon region 3
Human Xg Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab Keywords: Xg glycoprotein, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia Protein Family: ...
...
20X TE buffer *RNase free*...
Sheep Serum US Origin...
Biology Products: