.decimal, Inc. Partners with Sanofi Pasteur (SASY.PA) on Novel Prevention and Treatment for Pseudomonas aeruginosa  
1/11/2010 10:02:06 AM

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced an agreement with Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group, for the development and commercialization of KB001, an investigational new biologic for the treatment or prevention of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) infections. Sanofi Pasteur will be responsible for the development and commercialization of KB001 and initially focus on hospital indications, including the prevention of Pa pneumonias in mechanically ventilated patients. KaloBios will focus on developing and commercializing KB001 for use in treating patients with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis, an obstructive lung disease aggravated by bacterial infections.