BioSpace Collaborative

Academic/Biomedical Research
News & Jobs
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  C2C Services & Suppliers™
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

PROFILES
Company Profiles

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Research Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our Industry eNewsletter FREE email:    
   

Sutro Biopharma to Collaborate With Sanofi Pasteur (SASY.PA) on a Novel Production Approach for Vaccine Candidates


1/3/2013 10:00:23 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of protein therapeutics utilizing Sutro's cell-free protein synthesis technology, today announced a collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur -- the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines -- to produce two undisclosed vaccine candidates.

"This collaboration highlights the potential value of Sutro's biochemical synthesis technology for the production of vaccines and provides additional validation of the benefits of our technology platform," said William Newell, chief executive officer of Sutro Biopharma. "We are looking forward to expanding our expertise in protein expression into the field of vaccines with an established leader in the area."

Details of the partnership were not disclosed. Four Oaks Partners advised Sutro on the transaction.

About Sutro Biopharma

Sutro Biopharma, located in South San Francisco, has developed a cell-free biochemical protein synthesis platform that enables the rapid design, engineering, testing, and scalable production of novel proteins, including those containing site-specific modifications and non-natural amino acids. Sutro's platform allows the rapid and systematic exploration of many protein variants to identify drug and vaccine candidates. Once product candidates are identified, production can be rapidly and predictably scaled up to commercial levels. Sutro has established a Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) facility for the production of clinical supplies of materials using its biochemical protein synthesis platform. Using this platform, Sutro is collaborating with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to discover and develop novel vaccines, peptide-based therapeutics, antibody drug conjugates, and bifunctional antibodies to meet unmet medical needs. These products will significantly extend the clinical impact of current approaches and are beyond what can be envisioned with current cell-based expression technologies. For more information, visit www.sutrobio.com.

Media Contacts:

David Schull or Martina Schwarzkopf, Ph.D.
Russo Partners
(212) 845-4271
(212) 845-4292
(347) 591-8785 (mobile)
david.schull@russopartnersllc.com
martina.schwarzkopf@russopartnersllc.com

SOURCE Sutro Biopharma


Read at BioSpace.com


   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES
 

//-->