Profectus BioSciences, Inc. Awarded Follow-on Grant from PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI)
11/15/2011 9:31:59 AM
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Profectus BioSciences, Inc. (Profectus), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against infectious diseases and cancers, announced today it has received a commitment of additional funding from the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI). The funds will support proof-of-concept studies in non-human primates with proprietary, plasmid DNA (pDNA, delivered using the electroporation (EP) based TriGrid™delivery system (TriGrid) developed by Ichor Medical Systems) and recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV) vector technologies towards the development of a preventive malaria vaccine.
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