Lactiga Announces NIH-Funded Partnership with Mount Sinai to Advance its Patented Biologic for COVID-19 Treatmen
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PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lactiga Inc., a biotechnology company advancing its patented anti-infective biologic, LCTG-001, announced today a collaboration agreement with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to advance preclinical research into LCTG-001 as a potential treatment for COVID-19 patients. The collaborative team, led by Dr. Rebecca Powell, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), secured an NIH R01 Emergency Award of $2 million dollars to expand this study.
“We are proud to partner with Mount Sinai, which has maintained a leading role in COVID-19 research and innovation. We believe this collaboration will help us deliver a novel intervention to counteract this devastating virus,” said Dr. Viraj Mane, Lactiga’s Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer.
To date, preliminary in vitro studies demonstrate full neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 viral components, emphasizing the potential applicability of LCTG-001 to COVID-19 infections. Lactiga has engaged the United States Food and Drug Administration through the Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program to optimize its transition from research toward first-in-human clinical testing.
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