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2011-08-15 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio announced top line data from a Phase 2 clinical trial of DAS181, an investigational drug for treatment and prophylaxis of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) caused by all types and strains of influenza and parainfluenza viruses, including pandemic influenza strains. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 2 trial of otherwise healthy adults infected with influenza virus, treatment with DAS181 resulted in a significant reduction in patients'...

2011-02-17 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced the presentation of "Treatment of Parainfluenza 3 Infection with DAS181 in a Patient after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation" at the American Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant meeting February 17-21 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The data was presented by Dr. Yi-Bin Chen, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Parainfluenza virus (PIV) infection causes Influenza-like-Illness...

2010-11-11 12:39:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced the presentation of new data at the 2010 annual American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Phoenix, Arizona. The presentation was entitled "DAS181 (Fludase®), a Sialidase, Decreases Airway Resistance by Modulating Muscarinic Receptor Signaling." DAS181 (Fludase®) is an investigational broad spectrum host-targeting antiviral drug candidate undergoing clinical development for the...

2010-06-18 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced today the publication of a "Major Article" in the Journal of Infectious Diseases of a preclinical study showing that treatment with DAS181 (Fludase®) inhibits infection with multiple human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) strains. DAS181 is a broad spectrum host-targeted investigational drug candidate for treatment and prevention of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI). Earlier publications have shown DAS181's preclinical...

2010-05-03 09:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced today the initiation of a trial of DAS181 (Fludase®) in patients with the respiratory conditions asthma and bronchiectasis, being conducted by researchers with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This trial will examine the effects of DAS181 in subjects with well-controlled or stable pulmonary disease. Patients with pre-existing pulmonary...

2010-03-29 09:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced today the publication in the Journal of Infectious Diseases of a preclinical study suggesting that treatment with DAS181 (Fludase®) may reduce the risk of secondary bacterial pneumonia following influenza virus infection. DAS181 is a broad spectrum host-targeted investigational drug candidate for treatment and prevention of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) and has shown preclinical activity against numerous strains...

2010-02-08 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. today announced the issuance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office of United States Patent No. 7,645,448 entitled "Class of Therapeutic Protein Based Molecules". This patent covers NexBio's sialidase pharmaceutical compositions, including its lead compound DAS181 (Fludase(®)), and methods of treating or preventing viral infection by influenza and parainfluenza with such compositions. DAS181 is a broad...

2010-01-19 10:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced today the appointment of Allen Chao, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman and former CEO of Watson Pharmaceuticals, to its Board of Directors as an independent director. Dr. Allen Chao is Chairman and Managing Partner, Newport Healthcare Advisors, LLC. He is also the Founder and former Chairman of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and served as Chief Executive Officer from August 1985 to September 2007. Dr. Chao received a Ph.D. in industrial...

2010-01-07 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio, Inc. announced today the initiation of a double blind placebo controlled multi-center trial in the U.S. and Mexico of DAS181 (Fludase®) for the treatment of laboratory confirmed influenza infection. DAS181 is an investigational host-targeted drug candidate that blocks entry of influenza virus into cells of the respiratory tract. The trial will assess the effect of DAS181 on influenza viral load as measured by the amount of viral...


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