Navigation Links
Tuberculosis Immunotherapy Grant for Immunoxel Honibe Honey Lozenges
Date:2/3/2013

enty clinical trials involving more than 1,500 TB and AIDS patients. These studies have demonstrated that herbal extract taken along with conventional drugs can clear bacteria in 2-4 months instead of usual 6-24 months. While these results are clearly in favor of Immunoxel, they are not ideal, since the duration of therapy is not optimal and faster-acting regimens are still needed. In order to overcome this drawback four types of solid, sublingual formulations of Immunoxel were made and tested clinically to see if they performed better.

The most optimal delivery vehicle was Honibe honey lozenge currently sold for sore throat and nasal congestion relief. The new version of Immunoxel was developed jointly by two Canadian companies, Island Abbey Foods Ltd., and Immunitor Inc. The project was funded by earlier-issued CRDF grant which was successfully completed last year. The outcome of the clinical trial was published in Immunotherapy – a peer-reviewed journal from Future Medicine – a science publisher based in London, UK.

“It is a great honor for me personally and for our Canadian and Ukrainian partners to be among winners of the STEP grant” stated John Rowe, President of Island Abbey Foods Ltd. “We are very proud to be able to contribute to the global fight against TB”. Dr. Allen Bain, Director of Immunitor Inc, another company based in Charlottetown, PEI, and co-recipient of the grant added: "This success will help boost our fundraising efforts for expanded multinational trials and marketing in high TB burden countries in Africa and Asia. The ultimate Idea to Market goal endorsed by CRDF is thus fulfilled".

The anti-mycobacterial activity of honey has been known since ancient times and it is used as a folk medicine even today. Several in vitro studies demonstrated the direct inh
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Vaccination reduces the risk of unvaccinated badger cubs testing tuberculosis positive
2. From the mouths of monkeys: Swab technique spots tuberculosis in non-human primates
3. Foundation of UMDNJ Receives Grand Challenges Tuberculosis Biomarkers Grant
4. Aeras and CNBG Sign Agreement on Tuberculosis Vaccine R&D
5. UroToday Launches New Prostate Cancer Focused Content Including Immunotherapy for Metastatic Castration-resistant Patients
6. Cancer Immunotherapy Expert Joins Pacific Meso Center Research Team
7. Argos Therapeutic Arcelis™ Immunotherapy AGS-003 in Combination With Sunitinib Shows Statistically Significant Correlation of Immune System Response to Overall Survival in Phase 2 Study in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
8. OsteoVantage™ Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation
9. Boyd Coatings Awarded Workforce Training Grant
10. Hadasit Bio-Holdings Ltd. Portfolio Companies - ProtAb Ltd. and KAHR Medical Ltd. to Receive NIS 10.7 Million (Over $2.8 Million USD) in Additional Government Grants
11. University of Minnesota awarded $28 million grant to lead microelectronics development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/3/2015)... , July 3, 2015 ... den 22. september 2015 på  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at ... Science", der finder sted i ... nylig undersøgelse af internationale forskere og videnskabsmænd ... de to største udfordringer for sundhedsvidenskaben manglen ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , July 2, 2015 ... Bio-tech procurement company Amici Procurement has chosen Microsoft ... help it move to Office 365.      ... provides small to medium-sized companies in the bio-tech sector ... aspects of the purchasing cycle to help them obtain ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and ... -- Leading agricultural research firm AgBiome, and Genective, key ... partnership to accelerate the discovery of new generations ... new traits for insect control to counter the ... to partner with Genective, aligning AgBiome,s unique insect ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015   Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, ... development of groundbreaking drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases ... that Robert G. Miller , M.D., Director of ... Health,s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, has ... for $1.5 million to help fund a Phase ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 2Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 3Biotech Procurement Company Moves to Office 365 with iomart 2AgBiome and Genective collaborate to create novel insect-resistant crops 2Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 2Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 3Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 4
... XI,AN, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China ... announced that management will be,participating in the ... Grand Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Management,s participation ... September 10, 2008 at 9:45 a.m.,local time ...
... WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4 Repligen Corporation,(Nasdaq: ... received $1.125 million,in research grants to support the ... are comprised of $1 million from the,Muscular Dystrophy ... Foundation (FARA) and the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF).,The ...
... LOUIS, Sept. 4 SAFC Hitech(TM), a focus,area ... (Nasdaq: SIAL ),today announced that it has ... or GST) precursors for use in,high volume manufacturing ... been conducted with both the precursors and with ...
Cached Biology Technology:China Bio Energy Holdings Group Announces Participation in the Susquehanna Second Annual Beijing Management Summit 2Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program 2Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program 3Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program 4Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program 5SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications 2SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications 3SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications 4
(Date:7/2/2015)... 25, 2015 Research ... of the "Natural Language Processing Market by ... OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast ... The key vendors occupying the market are ... Microsoft Corporation, NetBase Solutions, SAS Institute Inc., Verint ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... -- Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jvft55/next_generation ) ... Biometrics Market by Application, Technology, Function & Geography - ... The next generation biometrics market is expected ... of 17.9% between 2015 and 2020 Travel ... Safran SA ( France ), ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2, 2015 Fingerprint Cards has received ... and FPC1155 from the distributor World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), ... in Asia . Deliveries are planned to ... be used by smartphone manufacturers in Asia ... the communicated revenue guidance of approximately 2,200 MSEK for 2015. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to 2020 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 268 MSEK 2
... How,s this for precision? Researchers with the University of ... knock single atoms off a silicon wafer without disturbing ... engineering professor Vince Donnelly and Demetre Economou, Hugh Roy ... same department, are supported in this project by an ...
... to share knowledge, projects and developments in ... creation of synergies and possible frameworks for ... and institutions that address this matter. ... and will be open untill November 11th., ...
... at the National Science Foundation (NSF)--working cooperatively with ... field science supported by the U.S. Antarctic Program, ... to the maximum extent possible, following the October ... a Presidential mandate to manage the U.S. Antarctic ...
Cached Biology News:Creating smaller, and more powerful, integrated circuits 2NSF, US Antarctic Program partners, working to restore Antarctic research season to the maximum extent possible 2NSF, US Antarctic Program partners, working to restore Antarctic research season to the maximum extent possible 3
... A modified nucleotide structure called ... 5?-end of most naturally-occurring eukaryotic mRNAs ... Cap Analog for a portion of ... vitro transcription reaction results in the ...
... Forma Stacking Orbital Shakers ... at top speed stacked 3-high, ... control for sensitive "soft shake" ... proven components and systems, our ...
This Dedicated 18" X 18" (45.7 X 45.7 cm.) shaker platforms are optimized for a particular flask clip size. Dedicated platforms come fully loaded with flask clips....
Dedicated 29.5" X 18" platforms for Stackable shakers. These platforms are optimized for a particular flask clip size and are sold with a full load of flask clips....
Biology Products: