Sign up UNITED KINGDOM
Proactive Investors - Run By Investors For Investors

Allergy Therapeutics' malaria boost

The firm's scientists used what’s called an adjuvant, which enhances the body’s immune response to an illness or disease.
Allergy Therapeutics' malaria boost
The company may have discovered a new weapon in the fight against malaria.

Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY) said that a subsidiary company has found a way of potentially improving the efficacy of the malaria vaccine.

It uses what’s called an adjuvant, which enhances the body’s immune response to an illness or disease.

In fact Bencard Adjuvant Systems’ technology identical to that found in the company’s highly successful jab for hay fever, Pollinex Quattro.

The latest data will be presented by Allergy Therapeutics' principal scientist, Dr Matthew Heath, at the World Vaccine Congress in Barcelona later Monday.

"Our positive data on adjuvant development is great news in an environment where organisations such as the US National Institutes of Health describe a significant unmet need for adjuvants suitable for use in combination with the growing number of emerging and evolving infectious disease targets,” said the company’s chief scientific officer, Dr Murray Skinner.

 “These data support our belief that Bencard Adjuvant Systems has a potentially wide range of applications and we look forward to further results and collaborations, such as this one, in infectious diseases."

Ian_55ae0ddd437b7.jpg
Why Invest In Allergy Therapeutics plc? Read More Here

Register here to be notified of future AGY Company articles
View full AGY profile View Profile

Allergy Therapeutics plc Timeline

Related Articles

Drugs
May 03 2017
The hybrid pharma services and drug development group has hit some key milestones over this year as trial results are eyed.
viagra2.jpg
September 07 2016
It means Futura now has a differentiated product in a market worth US$5bn that , currently dominated by top-selling drugs, such as Viagra and Cialis, that have limitations.
Proteomics International Laboratories: Access latest PPT from Proactive's CEO Sessions
April 13 2017
Richard Lipscombe talked revenue generation and growth path with investors.

© Proactive Investors 2017

Proactive Investor UK Limited, trading as “Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom”, is Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Registered in England with Company Registration number 05639690. Group VAT registration number 872070825 FCA Registration number 559082. You can contact us here.

Market Indices, Commodities and Regulatory News Headlines copyright © Morningstar. Data delayed 15 minutes unless otherwise indicated. Terms of use