Avian Influenza Vaccine (SJ-06-0013)

St. Jude Reference #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.

Related Links

Contact the Office of Technology Licensing (Phone: 901-595-2342, Fax: 901-595-3148) for more information.