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Oxitec’s Friendly™ Aedes Achieves 81% Suppression of Wild Aedes aegypti in CECAP/Eldorado, Piracicaba, in Second Year of Project

Piracicaba, March 30th, 2017 - Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall announced today new results from the Friendly™ Aedes project in the CECAP/Eldorado district and the first results in the São Judas neighborhood in the city’s central region. In CECAP/Eldorado, Friendly™ [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|BioPharma & Healthcare, Disease Prevention, News, Press Releases|

Oxitec and GBIT Announce Launch of Friendly™ Aedes Project in India

Dawalwadi (Jalna), India, and Oxford, UK, January 23rd, 2017 - Gangabishan Bhikulal Investment and Trading Limited (GBIT) and Oxitec announced today the launch of the Friendly™ Aedes project in Dawalwadi, India. Outdoor caged trials of Oxitec’s Friendly™ Aedes mosquito have [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|BioPharma & Healthcare, Disease Prevention, News, Press Releases|

Prokarium and Probiomed in UK-Mexico collaboration to scale-up manufacture of thermostable vaccines with a focus on diarrhoea

Keele, UK and Mexico City, MX, 4th January 2017. Prokarium and Probiomed today announced the start of their collaboration to scale-up the manufacture of orally administered vaccines in a formulation that would enable stability at 40°C for several weeks. The [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|BioPharma & Healthcare, Disease Prevention, News, Press Releases|

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Awarded $6.1 Million Sub-grant Through Wistar Institute to Develop DNA-based Monoclonal Antibodies Against Zika Virus

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Dec. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) announced today that it has been awarded a $6.1 million sub-grant through The Wistar Institute to develop a DNA-based monoclonal antibody designed to provide a fast-acting treatment against [...]

Board of Florida Keys Mosquito Control District Approves Investigational Agreement for Effectiveness Trial of Oxitec’s Friendly™ Mosquitoes in Monroe County, Florida

OXFORD, UK – November 21, 2016 – Oxitec announced today the Board of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) voted to approve the investigational agreement for use of self-limiting Friendly™ mosquitoes in an effectiveness trial to fight against Aedes [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|BioPharma & Healthcare, Disease Prevention, News, Press Releases|

Oxitec Opens Large Scale Mosquito Production Facility in Brazil

Capacity to Produce 60 Million Friendly™ Aedes per Week can Help Protect Up to 3 Million Brazilians from Primary Vector for Zika, Dengue and other Viruses OXFORD, England, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in [...]