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2014-10-30 12:29:08

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Chugai), signed an agreement with Rhode Island-based biotechnology company, EpiVax, Inc., to incorporate EpiVax's ISPRI immunogenicity screening and deimmunization technology into Chugai's drug development toolbox. Chugai is widely regarded as one of the most cutting edge biopharmaceutical companies in Japan. Researchers at Chugai will be utilizing the cloud-based in silico "Interactive Protein Screening...

2014-10-07 12:30:53

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today responded to a recent article posted to the Seeking Alpha website (http://seekingalpha.com/article/2533015-with-ebola-looming-when-will-the-defense-department-get-around-to-generex) regarding the need for an Ebola vaccine and the importance of providing funding for small companies with technologies applicable to such an endeavor. Generex is the parent...

2014-07-08 12:28:52

Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/CHOPPI_PR PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Public-private partnership resulted in the development of a new web-based tool that will help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the FDA to suspend a clinical trial in 2012 for a Factor IX protein. The tool predicts the likelihood that product-associated impurities will induce an adverse response in...

2014-06-05 08:28:41

In vivo T cell active immunotherapy generated from DCVex(TM) platform SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced treatment of the first patient in a Phase 1 clinical trial of LV305, an immuno-oncology investigational agent from the company's DCVex(TM) lentiviral vector platform....

2014-05-27 23:11:01

Immunoglobulins or antibodies are proteins used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens including bacteria and viruses. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles covering the interactions between a wide variety of immunoglobulins and pathogens particularly in humans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles on the importance of immunoglobulins for identifying and neutralizing pathogens such as...

Surprising Similarities In The Way Immune System Defenders Bind To Disease-causing Invaders
2014-05-27 03:50:47

By Glenn Roberts Jr., Stanford University A study led by researchers at Stanford's School of Medicine reveals how T cells, the immune system's foot soldiers, respond to an enormous number of potential health threats. X-ray studies at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, combined with Stanford biological studies and computational analysis, revealed remarkable similarities in the structure of binding sites, which allow a given T cell to recognize many...

2014-05-27 08:28:58

SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced the application of its GLAAS(TM)( )discovery platform in the Phase 1 clinical trial of MEDI7510, an investigational agent for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) being developed by MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca....

2014-05-13 11:31:45

Emory Health Sciences Carbohydrate-binding proteins fill in gaps in immune defenses Our bodies produce a family of proteins that recognize and kill bacteria whose carbohydrate coatings resemble those of our own cells too closely, scientists have discovered. Called galectins, these proteins recognize carbohydrates from a broad range of disease-causing bacteria, and could potentially be deployed as antibiotics to treat certain infections. The results are scheduled for publication in...

2014-04-18 09:59:31

Attack by own immune system may kill neurons in Parkinson's disease The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson's disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the person's own immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and multiple sclerosis attack the body's cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications. "This is a new, and likely controversial,...

2014-04-11 08:24:18

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThioBridge(TM) linker to attach different payloads to a range of antibodies PolyTherics Limited ("PolyTherics"), a provider of technologies and services to enable the development of better biopharmaceuticals, today announced an extension to its ThioBridge(TM) antibody drug conjugate ("ADC") collaboration with MacroGenics Inc (NASDAQ: MGNX), a US biotechnology company developing innovative medicines utilizing its next...


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