Sorrento Announces the Publication in the Nature Journal Scientific Reports the Details of the Discovery of SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies from the G-MAB Library


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRNE, “Sorrento”) today announced publication of peer-reviewed data detailing the discovery and preclinical profiling of antibodies from the Sorrento G-MAB™ library with neutralizing activity against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro and in vivo in Scientific Reports, a Nature portfolio journal. About Sorrento…

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Dynavax Announces First Participant Dosed in a Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating an Adjuvanted Plague Vaccine


Excerpt from the Press Release: EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dynavax Technologies Corporation ( Nasdaq: DVAX), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative vaccines, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) and supported by the DOD’s Chemical and Biological Defense…

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Atea to Advance Global Phase 3 Registrational Study of Bemnifosbuvir in High-Risk Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19


Novel Phase 3 Trial Design to Evaluate Bemnifosbuvir as Monotherapy and Combination Antiviral Therapy for COVID-19 Trial to Focus on High-Risk Patients at Greatest Risk for Disease Progression Trial Expected to Initiate in Fourth Quarter 2022 Conference Call at 8:30 a.m. ET Today Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —…

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Elicio Therapeutics Announces Publication of Preclinical Data on ELI-005, a Lymph Node-Targeted Amphiphile Vaccine Against SARS-CoV-2


Data published in bioRxiv shows ELI-005 administration safely promotes robust cellular and humoral immunity through potent and targeted engagement of the lymph nodes in mice and non-human primates (NHPs) Prime-boost administration of ELI-005 induced potent Spike receptor binding domain (RBD)-specific effector cytokine-producing T cell responses in mouse and NHP peripheral blood showing cross-reactivity against variants…

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Moderna Completes Application To U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Emergency Use Authorization Of Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Covid-19 Booster Vaccine, mRNA-1273.222


mRNA-1273.222 Targets BA.4/BA.5 Strains of Omicron Variant Pending Authorization, Moderna Ready to Ship Bivalent Booster mRNA-1273.222 in September Clinical Data Available for Moderna’s Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Have Met All Primary Endpoints and Support Request for Emergency Use Authorization Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / August 23, 2022 / Moderna, Inc.…

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UBC researchers say they’ve found ‘weak spot’ in all COVID-19 variants that could lead to better treatment


Scientists say certain antibody fragment effectively neutralized variants by latching to vulnerability Excerpt from the Press Release: Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have discovered what they describe as a “weak spot” in all of the major variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 — a revelation they believe could open the door for treatments to fight current…

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CureVac Starts Phase 1 Clinical Study of Modified, Omicron-Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate


Phase 1 dose-escalation study to be conducted at clinical sites in the U.S., the UK, Australia, and the Philippines Milestone demonstrates CureVac’s continued execution on comprehensive clinical program of second-generation vaccine candidates for infectious diseases Excerpt from the Press Release: TÜBINGEN, GERMANY and BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2022 / CureVac N.V. (Nasdaq:CVAC),…

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Arcturus Reports Durability Data Against Omicron Variants, Including BA.5, at Six-Month Timepoint Following Booster with ARCT-154 COVID-19 Vaccine


New clinical data demonstrate high and sustained geometric mean fold rises (GMFR) in neutralizing antibodies against all evaluated Omicron variants Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (the “Company”, “Arcturus”, “Arcturus Therapeutics”, Nasdaq: ARCT), a global, late-stage clinical messenger RNA medicines company focused on the development of infectious disease vaccines and…

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Lucira Announces Health Canada Authorization of First and Only 99% Accurate At-Home Covid & Flu Test


Excerpt from the Press Release: EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lucira Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: LHDX) (“Lucira Health,” “Lucira” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative and innovative infectious disease tests, today announced that Health Canada has granted Authorization under Interim Order for the emergency…

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Detecting Immunity to COVID just got a Whole Lot Easier


Enable Biosciences Reports Easier and Accurate SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibody Assay using Dried Blood Spot Samples Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists at Enable Biosciences report a novel method to easily, rapidly and accurately detect neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 from dried blood spots, named “SONIA” (Split-Oligonucleotide Neighboring…

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