AnGes and Brickell Biotech Announce a Collaboration Agreement for the Development of a Novel DNA Vaccine Candidate for COVID-19 in the U.S.
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 09/08/2020
Advancement of the U.S. based program will be dependent upon results generated from AnGes’ ongoing and planned clinical studies in Japan
IBARAKI CITY, Osaka and BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AnGes, Inc. (“AnGes”), announced today a collaboration agreement with Brickell Biotech, Inc. (“Brickell”) (Nasdaq: BBI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, through which Brickell has the right to develop AnGes’ proprietary investigational adjuvanted plasmid DNA vaccine intended to prevent SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in the U.S., South America and certain emerging markets. AnGes is currently conducting Phase 1/2 clinical studies with its vaccine candidate in Japan, with data readouts expected through the first quarter of 2021. The results from these studies will guide AnGes’ and Brickell’s global development efforts of this novel vaccine candidate.
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