XENOTHERA And Its Partner Excelya Announce the Recruitment of the First Patient in The EUROXAV Clinical Trial of its COVID Treatment XAV-19
The biotech company XENOTHERAhas begun the European clinical trial of its anti-COVID treatment, XAV-19. The Nantes laboratory is the sponsor of the trial, called EUROXAV, which will be carried out by Excelya, a leading European contract research organization (CRO) specializing in clinical research. EUROXAV is a multi-center, double-blind phase III trial that will recruit 722 patients with moderate COVID, hospitalized or monitored remotely. The trial will take place in Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Spain and Turkey.
The first patient in the trial was recruited on April 28th at Professor Poulakou's center (GR04) in Greece. The cohort of 722 patients will complement the 398 patients in the POLYCOR trial, a trial carried out in 35 French hospitals under the sponsorship of the Nantes University Hospital, which has just closed its recruitment phase with results expected Summer 2021.
"Excelya is very proud to support XENOTHERA in the development of XAV19, which holds great promise in the battle against COVID19. After taking several months to develop the EUROXAV project, the inclusion of this first patient represents an important milestone. We hope to work quickly to make results available and initiate the next steps to benefit patients and caregivers," said Alan Morgan, CEO of Excelya.
“This milestone marks the start of the EUROXAV trial, the results of which are awaited with great interest. The aim of the trial is to evaluate the efficacy of XAV-19 in hospitalized and ambulatory patients, which will allow us to analyze the medical value of XAV-19 in clinical situations where there is currently no satisfactory therapeutic solution.” comments Odile Duvaux, co-founder and president of XENOTHERA.
XENOTHERA's drug candidate XAV-19 is a protective anti-SARS-CoV-2 polyclonal antibody similar to the natural human response. Based on a unique and patented proprietary technology, it acts through several mechanisms of action, including neutralizing the virus, reducing inflammation and limiting the risk of cytokine storms.
Founded in 2014, XENOTHERA is a Nantes-based biotech company that develops "glyco-humanized" polyclonal antibodies. Its technological platform is built on a dual expertise in genetics and immunology. The company has a complete portfolio of products, the first of which, LIS1, an immunosuppressant in transplantation, has been in the clinic since 2019. XENOTHERA has also been developing its treatment for coronavirus infections for several years. XAV-19 is XENOTHERA's treatment for patients at the beginning of hospitalization, it is based on a unique patented antibody production technology, developed and proven for several years by the biotech.
XENOTHERA, a member of the Atlanpole Biotherapies competitiveness cluster, is part of the scientific and medical environment of the Pays de la Loire. The company has been supported since its creation by private investors, by the Pays de la Loire Region and by BPI France. Since its creation, the company has raised more than 23 million euros to finance all of its products.
For more information: www.xenothera.com
Follow XENOTHERA on social networks: LinkedInTwitter
About Excelya Group:
Excelya is an independent European contract research organization with over 800 employees, 17 offices and 12 legal entities spread throughout Europe. Excelya offers all cooperation models, from consulting to functional service providing to full-service. It provides these research services across multiple industries, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, cosmetics and nutrition. As a fully integrated CRO, Excelya undertakes the design and execution of Phase I clinical trials to post-marketing studies, safety, biometrics and market access projects. Excelya is committed to providing preeminent experts who work hand-in-hand with its clients to accelerate end-to-end drug development, leverage data science and reimagine patient care.
For more information, please visit excelya.com.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
Media relations Excelya:
+33(6) 47 87 31 41
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Tap to Ride! Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes 1 st in California to Offer Riders the Ability to Tap to Pay with Visa11.5.2021 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
Today, in collaboration with Visa, Caltrans, Cybersource, Littlepay, and SC Soft, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) became the first transit agency in California to offer bus riders a contactless payment option. As cities begin to reopen, public transportation will play a critical role in recovery, and contactless payments can help provide a safe and easy experience for riders and transit operators seeking limited physical touchpoints and interactions. MST riders can now simply tap their contactless credit, debit, prepaid card or payment-enabled device on readers in MST buses for an easy and secure way to travel, without needing to purchase or load a separate transit card or handle cash while boarding. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005504/en/ (Graphic: Business Wire) Visa research shows that enabling tap to pay on transit systems like these can be good for economic recovery, bringing more than a 15% lift
The Estée Lauder Companies Appoints Meridith Webster as Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs11.5.2021 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that Meridith Webster will join the company in the newly-created role of Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs, effective May 17, 2021. Meridith will report jointly to William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer. She will also join The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.’s (“ELC”) Executive Leadership Team. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005345/en/ ELC Appoints Meridith Webster as EVP, Global Communications and Public Affairs. (Photo: Business Wire) Meridith will succeed Alexandra (Alex) Trower as head of Global Communications and Maria Cristina (MC) González Noguera as head of Global Public Affairs. Her appointment follows the news that Alex has made the decision to retire in June after an esteemed career at the company, and that MC was recently tapped for the role of EVP
Climate Change Tops the Agenda for Institutional Investors in 202111.5.2021 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
When institutional investors with USD 29 trillion in assets under management were asked what issue was most likely to prompt them to engage with company boards, climate change topped the agenda. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005108/en/ Thank you for your interest in our insight! (Graphic: Business Wire) This is among the key findings of the 2021 Institutional Investor Survey by Morrow Sodali, released today. The annual global poll of over 40 institutional investors aims to find out what is really important for them when analyzing companies, and to highlight their main areas of focus in determining how to exercise their voting rights at ongoing shareholder meetings. Survey questions are designed to identify the latest trends in company engagement, including ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and sustainability, remuneration and AGM-related issues, and shareholder activism. The 2021 iteration of
Evävaara Design Takes up Remote Working Challenges With a New Kind of Home Office11.5.2021 12:46:00 CEST | Press release
Remote working has raised a number of challenges that have been taken up by Finnish pioneering designer of functional furniture, Evävaara Design. Evävaara is launching two completely new workstation designs to fit any home: the larger, mobile sshhh 3 and the smaller sshhh 7. The workstations support the wellbeing of employees with good ergonomic and acoustic design. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005612/en/ Evävaara's functional work stations are designed to fit any home with their harmonic, modern look (Photo: Business Wire) Antti Evävaara, founder and chief designer of Evävaara Design, has almost twenty years’ experience in designing and producing functional furniture, with solid expertise in good acoustics and user comfort, which provide the basis for their workstation design. “In today’s world we are constantly surrounded by irritants and noise that can make it hard to focus on something. Our produc
Eaton to Supply DC-DC Converters for New Full Battery Electric Semi-Truck11.5.2021 12:30:00 CEST | Press release
Power management company Eaton today announced its eMobility business has been awarded a contract to supply a 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty battery electric vehicle (BEV) that will power accessories, such as antilock brakes and lighting. The BEV will be sold in the North American and China markets beginning later this year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005033/en/ Eaton’s specialty converter, also known as a battery equalizer, works in conjunction with another converter that takes power from the BEV’s 600-volt system and steps it down to 24 volts. (Photo: Business Wire) “DC-DC converters are an essential part of our eMobility product portfolio and are used in a variety of vehicle applications,” said Pratik Trivedi, general manager, Eaton’s eMobility business. “Like traditional vehicles, electrified vehicles (EVs) have low-voltage loads on board-like infotainment syste
Western Union Launches Cross-Border Payments on Google Pay11.5.2021 12:00:00 CEST | Press release
Google Pay users in the United States, India, and Singapore will be the first to benefit from Western Union’s linking of its cross-border platform capabilities with Google Pay. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005426/en/ Western Union Launches Cross-Border Payments on Google Pay (Graphic: Business Wire) Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Google have teamed up to provide users in the U.S. with access to Western Union’s highly rated digital money movement experience via the Google Pay app. Commencing today, Google Pay users in the U.S. will enjoy a seamless peer-to-peer in-app experience when sending cross-border payments to family and friends through Western Union’s global financial network of bank accounts, wallets and retail locations throughout India and Singapore. Users may fund their transactions using a Google Payi bank account o
Wise Platform Now Integrated on Google Pay11.5.2021 12:00:00 CEST | Press release
Wise today announces an integration to bring Wise Platform to Google Pay users. Starting today, Google Pay users in the U.S. on iOS and Android devices are able to send money to their friends and family abroad within the Google Pay app, with access to Wise’s fast, cheap, and transparent services. The initial launch will enable Google Pay users in the U.S. to send money to Google Pay users in India and Singapore, with global send money capabilities to people in Wise’s 80+ country network later this year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005412/en/ Wise Platform Now Integrated on Google Pay Wise Platform allows banks, businesses and software companies to tap into the Wise network, giving them and their customers access to cheaper, faster international payments, all through an integrated customer experience. Through the Wise Platform APIs, Google Pay’s U.S. users can now send money to friends and family inte