First coeliac disease vaccine moves forward in expanded clinical programme
This article was originally published in Scrip
Some of the $20 million that the US startup ImmusanT raised late last year in a Series A financing is being put to use with the start of an expanded international clinical programme for Nexvax2, its ground-breaking therapeutic vaccine for coeliac disease.One of the new placebo-controlled Phase I trials will see around 84 patients enrolled across four sites in Australia and New Zealand, in which induction of tolerance in individuals on a gluten-free diet will be assessed at multiple ascending doses.
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