Grant Funds Development of a Novel Malaria Vaccine - - BioPharm International

ADVERTISEMENT

Grant Funds Development of a Novel Malaria Vaccine



iQur, the UK biotechnology company, and the Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research (University of Oxford) announced that that they will receive a grant of £152,000 ($201,523) from the Technology Strategy Board’s Biocatalyst fund to develop a novel malaria vaccine. The parties to develop a novel virus-like particle (VLP) based vaccine using iQur’s proprietary tandem core technology.

A proof of concept study will be carried out in which iQur will make VLPs carrying specific malaria targets that have been identified by the Jenner. If the project is successful, further funding will be sought to progress the targets into a clinical trial.

Source: iQur

blog comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Suppliers Seek to Boost Single-Use Technology
August 21, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene Collaborate on Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy Combination Regimen
August 20, 2014
USP Center in Ghana Receives International Lab Accreditation
August 15, 2014
USP Awards Analytical Research
August 15, 2014
FDA Warns about Fraudulent Ebola Treatments
August 15, 2014
Author Guidelines

Click here