Medicago Inc. - Medicago announces research collaboration for the development of a candidate vaccine virus-like particles for the prevention of Ebola in conjunction with the Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases of the U.S. Army USAMRIID

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QUEBEC, May 26, 2011 / CNW / - Medicago Inc. ("Medicago") (TSX: MDG), a biotechnology company specializing in developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies based on virus-like particles (VLPs), today announced ' Today have undertaken a research collaboration with the Institute of Medical Research on Infectious Diseases of the U.S. Army (USAMRIID) for the development of a candidate vaccine PPV occurs in plants and for the prevention of Ebola. The Ebola virus is a severe hemorrhagic fever for which there is no approved treatment or vaccine.

"We are currently working on several other targets infectious as influenza, " said Louis Vezina, Chief Scientific Officer of Medicago. "Our expertise in the development of vaccines PPV, using our transient expression system in combination with the knowledge and experience of USAMRIID created an ideal combination to promote the rapid development of a new generation of vaccines effective PPV and competitive. "

The production technology of VLP vaccines in plants Medicago is currently used in preclinical and clinical trials. As expected, Medicago expects to report final results of phase II clinical trials of its H5N1 influenza vaccine candidate in the current quarter, as the clinical results of phase I made in the United States States for its candidate vaccine against seasonal flu.


USAMRIID, located at Fort Derrick, Maryland Is the main Medical Laboratory Research Program Biological Defense Research of the Department of Defense of the United States States And therefore plays a key role in national defense and in infectious disease research. The Institute conducts basic and applied research on biological threats, producing solutions (such as vaccines, therapies and diagnostics) to protect soldiers. Although the primary role of the USAMRIID is of a military nature, its research often have benefits for the general population. USAMRIID is affiliated lab " U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command. " For more information, please visit .


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