VBI Vaccines Announces Initiation of Enrollment in Adaptive Phase 1/2 Study of Prophylactic COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, VBI-2902

– Initial data from Phase 1 of the study expected by the end of Q2 2021, subject to rate of enrollment – Adaptive Phase 1/2 study supported by previously announced contribution from Strategic Innovation Fund of Canadian Government of up to CAD$56 million – Initiation of Phase 1/2 study of pan-coronavirus vaccine candidate, VBI-2901, anticipated … [Read more…]

NeuroRX and TFF Pharmaceuticals Announce Entering Into Feasibility Collaboration

Feasibility work underway to determine the compatibility of NeuroRx’s ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil, synthetic VIP) as a dry powder formulation using TFF’s Thin-Film Freezing technology Dry powder inhalation technology has the potential to deliver ZYESAMI directly to the lungs RADNOR, Pa. & AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TFFP–NeuroRx, Inc. and TFF Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TFFP) are announcing that the companies … [Read more…]

Moderna Announces Supply Agreement to Provide 13 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna to the Philippines

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced a supply agreement with the Government of The Philippines for 13 million doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna. Under the terms of this agreement, deliveries would begin in mid-2021. The COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna is not currently approved … [Read more…]

VBI Vaccines Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results for 2020, Provides Corporate Update and Outlook for 2021

FDA and EMA regulatory review of VBI’s 3-antigen HBV vaccine candidate ongoing – U.S. PDUFA target action date November 30, 2021 Initiation of the first Phase 1/2 study of VBI-2902, VBI’s monovalent COVID-19 vaccine candidate, expected in Q1 2021, with the anticipated start of a Phase 1/2 study of VBI-2901, VBI’s pan-coronavirus vaccine candidate, expected … [Read more…]

Sabra Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Results; Provides Business Update and 1Q 2021 Guidance

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Healthcare–Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (“Sabra,” the “Company” or “we”) (Nasdaq: SBRA) today announced results of operations for the fourth quarter of 2020 and provided a business update and guidance for the first quarter of 2021. FOURTH QUARTER 2020 RESULTS AND RECENT EVENTS Following are the highlights of our results for the fourth … [Read more…]

Immunome Discovers Antibodies Capable of Neutralizing Multiple SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Including the South African Variant, in Pseudovirus Testing

EXTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immunome, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMNM), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its human memory B cell platform to discover and develop first-in-class antibody therapeutics, announced today that its discovery engine has isolated potent antibodies capable of neutralizing several SARS-CoV-2 variants, including the South African Variant (B.1.351), in pseudovirus testing. This effort is part of the … [Read more…]

Adagio Therapeutics Announces Dosing of First Patient in Phase 1 Trial of ADG20, its Lead Monoclonal Antibody Candidate for the Treatment and Prevention of COVID-19

-ADG20 is uniquely engineered to maximize potency, duration of effect, and ease of use in the community setting, and has shown outstanding manufacturability to meet global demand- -ADG20 binds to a highly conserved region of the spike protein not targeted by other antibodies, enabling potent neutralization to all known SARS-CoV-2 variants and several pre-emergent coronavirus … [Read more…]

Oragenics Announces Recent Capital Raise and Warrant Exercises Totaling $21.9 Million and the Redemption of Its Series C Preferred Stock

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oragenics, Inc. (NYSE American: OGEN) (“Oragenics” or the “Company”) announced it has raised approximately $20 million from the sale of common stock through a sales agreement with A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners for an “at-the-market” facility. In addition, the Company also received approximately $1.9 million from the exercise of common stock warrants. In turn, Oragenics … [Read more…]

ImmunityBio and NantKwest Announce FDA Authorization to Study hAd5 T-Cell COVID-19 Vaccine for Combination of Subcutaneous, Oral and Sublingual Boost to Induce T-Cell, Mucosal, and Antibody Immunity

FDA authorized the expansion of the active Phase 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial and a second trial to test a novel combination of T-cell-based hAd5 subcutaneous prime vaccine with a room-temperature oral or sublingual boost, to induce comprehensive immune protection through CD4+ and CD8+ T cells to both Spike (S) and Nucleocapsid (N) antigens, as well … [Read more…]

Enanta Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for its Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2020 with Webcast and Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. ET

Broadened Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Program with EDP-721, a New Oral HBV RNA Destabilizer, as a Potential Component of a Functional HBV Cure Regimen; Plan to Initiate Phase 1 Study Mid-2021 Initiated RSVTx, a Phase 2b Study of EDP-938 in Adult Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients with Acute Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection Expanded RSV Program … [Read more…]