Avian influenza vaccine (SJ-06-0013)

Technology Name
(St. Jude Reference #)
Avian influenza vaccine (SJ-06-0013)
Description An animal vaccine composition and method effective in preventing or ameliorating avian influenza virus (“bird flu”) infection is provided.  The vaccine contains at least two inactivated viral strains with a combined hemagglutinin total of at least 200 HA/dose.
Keywords bird flu, vaccine, H5N1, H5N3
Granted Patents or Published Applications Pending U.S. application published May 22, 2008 as US 2008/0118531 and international application published Nov. 1, 2007 as WO/2007/124479
Related Scientific References Webster, R.G. et al., “The immunogenicity and efficacy against H5N1 challenge of reverse genetics-derived H5N3 influenza vaccine in ducks and chickens”, Virology 351(2): 303-311 (2006).
Licensing Opportunities We are currently seeking nonexclusive licensing opportunities in all fields for the development of this technology. These patent rights are co-owned with Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth.


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Last update: September 2008