Cytovance Biologics and Pamlico Biopharma Announce Agreement
News Feb 21, 2014
Cytovance Biologics, Inc. has announced that they have entered into a development and manufacturing agreement with Pamlico Biopharma, Inc., an Oklahoma City-based clinical stage bio-pharmaceutical company.
Pamlico Biopharma has developed a group of three human IgG monoclonal antibodies intended for the treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections.
Pamlico has contracted Cytovance Biologics as its CMO to develop a production cell line from the protein’s amino acid sequence for GMP manufacture of phase I clinical material.
“With this agreement, Pamlico Biopharma has reached a milestone in the development of a therapeutic antibody product for the treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae, a leading cause of Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia (SCAP) which can lead to hospitalization and death,” said Clayton Duncan, CEO of Pamlico Biopharma, Inc.
“Cytovance’s state-of-the-art facilities and experienced staff are prepared to deliver the highest quality of development and manufacturing services for Pamlico Bioparma,” said Darren Head, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytovance Biologics.
Head continued, “We are delighted to be working with such an innovative company that uses technologies from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and advance the treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections that are associated with over 50,000 deaths annually.”
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