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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Hawaii Biotech names partner for dengue preclinical work

Advertiser Staff

Hawaii Biotech Inc., a company developing a dengue vaccine, said it will partner with Advanced BioScience Laboratories Inc. for preclinical development of the vaccine.

Hawaii Biotech is planning to begin Phase 1 human clinical study of its tetravalent dengue vaccine later this year. Under a contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Advanced BioScience will oversee manufacturing, assembling and testing of supplies.

Hawaii Biotech also is developing a West Nile vaccine and recently completed a Phase 1 clinical trial with it in humans.