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  • PBN: EpiVax, partners move ahead on H7N9 flu vaccine production

    Posted on April 16, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    Providence Business News Article: life sciences EpiVax, partners move ahead on H7N9 flu vaccine production COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND EPIVAX, the life sciences company founded by Dr. Anne S. De Groot, is engaged in pioneering efforts with Aldevron, a life sciences production company, and the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases to produce vaccine to combat ...
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  • H7N9 (Shanghai 2013) Immunogenicity Analysis

    H7N9 (Shanghai 2013) Immunogenicity Analysis

    Posted on April 12, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    H7N9 (Shanghai 2013) Immunogenicity Analysis
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  • PBN: EpiVax creates recipe for novel vaccine approach to new flu strain

    Posted on April 8, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    EpiVax creates recipe for novel vaccine approach to new flu strain COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND DR. ANNE S. DE GROOT and her team at EpiVax have come up with a novel way to produce a vaccine to combat what she fears may be a serious flu outbreak linked to a new strain of the virus ...
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  • Denver Post: Is this how a pandemic would start? (H7N9 – Shanghai 2013)

    Posted on April 8, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    Denver Post: Garrett: Is this how a pandemic would start? See how would EpiVax fight this type of threat.   Posted:   04/07/2013 12:01:00 AM MDT By Laurie Garrett Foreign Policydenverpost.com A worker rests while another pulls up a dead pig from the Huangpu River in Jiaxing, in eastern China. Some 15,000 dead animals have littered the river that runs through ...
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  • Shanghai 2013! Extremely Rapid H7N9 Vaccine Design by EpiVax

    Shanghai 2013! Extremely Rapid H7N9 Vaccine Design by EpiVax

    Posted on April 7, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    Evaluation of H7N9 (Shanghai 2013) for T cell epitopes and cross-reactivity with circulating strains of Influenza (see slides below). Extremely Rapid H7N9 Vaccine Design by EpiVax EpiVax performed an extremely rapid analysis of the H7N9 vaccine sequence that is associated with an increasing number of deaths in Shanghai, China. One purpose was to show that we could design ...
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  • Dr. Leslie Cousens to Receive 2013 Rhode Island Bioscience Award!

    Posted on February 22, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    EpiVax Congratulates Dr. Leslie Cousens! Scientific Director of Protein Therapeutics and Lead Scientist of the Tregitope project at EpiVax, Dr. Leslie Cousens is one of five RI Bioscience Award winners for 2013! “The Tech Collective’s Rhode Island Bioscience Awards honor those who are innovating and impacting our industry. These are the scientists, researchers, thinkers, and culture ...
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  • Dr. Annie De Groot Receives the Prestigious Smith College Medal!

    Posted on February 21, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    Full Article Here For their extraordinary professional achievements and outstanding service to their communities, five Smith College alumnae have been named 2013 recipients of the prestigious Smith College Medal. The honor was bestowed today, Thursday February 21st at the Annual Rally Day at Smith College. EpiVax congratulates Dr. Annie De Groot on her award and many achievements!
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  • EpiVax says Novozymes Collaboration has $3bn Potential

    Posted on February 13, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    EpiVax says Novozymes Collaboration has $3bn Potential by: Gareth Macdonald EpiVax says combining its immune ‘off switch’ drugs with Novozymes’ half-life boosting Albufuse platform could deliver a $3bn (€2.2bn) section of the autoimmune disease market. Full Article in in-Pharma Technologist.com – https://bit.ly/EpiVaxNZinterPR  
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  • EpiVax-Novozymes Tregitope-Albumin Fusion Moves ‘Paradigm-Shifting’ Treatment for Diabetes Closer to Clinical Trials

    Posted on February 12, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    EpiVax-Novozymes Tregitope-Albumin Fusion Moves ‘Paradigm-Shifting’ Treatment for Diabetes Closer to Clinical Trials Full Article – https://bit.ly/EpiVaxNovoPR Providence, RI – EpiVax, Inc. is pleased to announce a new Collaborative Research Agreement with Novozymes Biopharma. The collaboration will enable EpiVax to rapidly advance its Tregitope immune-modulating technology as a potential treatment for autoimmune diseases. When used as a buffering ...
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  • EpiVax is Featured in RI Medical Journal!

    Posted on February 1, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    EpiVax is featured in the February issue of RI Medical Journal (RIMJ)! EpiVax Article Here! iCubed, the academic partner of EpiVax, was in the news recently, for co-coordinating an important series on biotechnology in RI. Denice Spero, the Co-Director of the recently established Institute for Immunology and Informatics (iCubed) wrote the introductory article “Showcasing Bioscience in Rhode Island.” EpiVax is featured ...
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  • Does Polio Vaccination Protect Against Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease?

    Does Polio Vaccination Protect Against Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease?

    Posted on January 1, 2013 by Annie De Groot
    We were recently contacted by researchers at the Pasteur Institute of Beijing (Ruichen Wei, Qiben Leng) who were grappling with an out break of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease, a serious infection caused by enterovirus 71 (EV71) among other viruses. They were interested identifying T cell epitopes, so as to begin to develop an epitope-based vaccine. We applied ...
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  • Dr. Annie De Groot – Keynote Speaker at Immunogenicity and Immunotoxicity Conference!

    Posted on December 12, 2012 by Annie De Groot
    Dr. Annie De Groot, CEO/CSO of EpiVax Inc., will be a keynote speaker at the inaugural Immunogenicity and Immunotoxicity Conference, one of four parallel tracks to the 2nd Novel Immunotherapeutics Summit on January 31 – February 1, 2013 in San Diego, CA. The conference brings together leading experts in industry, academia and the FDA. The ...
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  • New Publication! GAIA HIV Vaccine

    Posted on December 3, 2012 by Annie De Groot
    Title: Conservation of HIV-1 T cell epitopes across time and clades: Validation of immunogenic HLA-A2 epitopes selected for the GAIA HIV vaccine Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X12014880 Congratulations EpiVax on another top-notch publication!
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  • EpiVax Press Releases 2012

    Posted on November 1, 2012 by Annie De Groot
    See our Recent Press Releases for 2012! November 1 2012 EpiVax CIDP PR01Nov2012 August 30 2012 EpiVax Myozyme PR 30Aug2012 April 10 2012 EpiVax_Tregitope_10April2012 Contact us with any questions HERE
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  • With Rare Disease Infusion, Tregitope Funding Tops $3.4Million

    With Rare Disease Infusion, Tregitope Funding Tops $3.4Million

    Posted on November 1, 2012 by Annie De Groot
    Providence, RI – Providence-based biotech company EpiVax, Inc. was awarded a new $55,000 grant from the GBS-CIDP Foundation International, to explore using Tregitopes as a novel immuno-modulator therapy for a nerve disease that is currently treated with intravenous immunoglobulin G (IVIG). This award and the recent addition of an SBIR grant for $600,000 to explore ...
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