Cytos Biotechnology

Singapore’s influenza vaccines shows favorable immunogenicity, tolerability

Friday, January 31, 2014

Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland’s Cytos Biotechnology have announced that their influenza vaccine (gH1-Qbeta) met its primary end point for immunogenicity (seroconversion based on haemaglutination inhibition titres according to FDA criteria) in the phase I clinical trial in healthy Asian volunteers. The induced immune response showed good cross-reactivity to recent drifted H1N1 strains. The H1N1 influenza vaccine candidate is based on Cytos’ proprietary bacteriophage Qbeta virus-like particle (VLP) technology.

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Cytos Biotechnology appoints Itin as CEO

Friday, October 12, 2012

Cytos Biotechnology, a Swiss biotech company focused on the development of CYT003 in allergic asthma, has appointed Dr. Christian Itin as chief executive officer. The board of directors will propose to the company’s shareholders that Itin be elected as member of the board, and it is intended that he will become chairman.

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