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Kenta Biotech Ltd.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Kenta Biotech Ltd., is betting that fully human monoclonal antibodies will become valuable treatments for hospitalized patients battling serious bacterial infections. Some strong clinical data is giving Kenta confidence. It recently reported positive results from a Phase IIa clinical trial of critically ill patients with hospital-acquired and ventilator-acquired pneumonia caused by pseudomonas aeruginosa. All those who completed the three-infusion course of Kenta’s lead candidate survived and fully cleared their pneumonia. No negative systemic or infusion-site responses were reported.

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