MELSORT, sustained by the “IGO” LABEX research program aims at using adoptive transfer of melanoma specific T cells selected through an original technology for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. A phase I/II clinical trial based on this therapy has been validated by the French authorities and will begin in Nantes in June 2015 including 17 patients with metastatic melanoma.
Effimune obtains regulatory approval for Phase I clinical trial in humans of its new immunomodulator FR104
[press release] Effimune announced that it had received the authorization from the Belgian regulatory authority, the FAMHP (Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products) for a Phase I clinical trial of FR104, its drug candidate for controlling the regulation of the immune system. This double-blind randomized clinical trial will take place on 70 healthy volunteers (both men and women) over a period of 9 months, and will prepare the future development of FR104 in rheumatoid arthritis and kidney transplantation.
[Press release] Valneva announced today that the Chemo-Sero-Therapeutic Research Institute (Kaketsuken) has received manufacturing and marketing approval for a cell culture pandemic influenza vaccine (prototype) (General name: Emulsion Cell Culture Influenza HA Vaccine (Prototype)). This is a result of a co-development between GlaxoSmithKline and Kaketsuken.