Posted: 2016-07-20 in Press Releases
JVIM is a leading veterinary journal and the official publication of the
The first paper, entitled “In Vitro and In Vivo Characterization of a Fully Felinized Therapeutic Anti-Nerve Growth Factor Monoclonal Antibody for the Treatment of Pain in Cats” was published on the JVIM website on
The second paper, entitled “A Feline-Specific Anti-Nerve Growth Factor Antibody Improves Mobility in Cats with Degenerative Joint Disease–Associated Pain: A Pilot Proof of Concept Study” was published on the JVIM website on
In May of 2016, Nexvet announced positive results from this larger pilot field study of frunevetmab. The study was a multi-center, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind field study conducted at 15 sites across
Hyperlinks to the papers described above may be found on the frunevetmab page of Nexvet’s corporate website at www.nexvet.com.
“Nexvet is committed to scientific excellence, and part of building our leadership position in veterinary therapeutic biologic development is through sharing our strong scientific and clinical data with the wider veterinarian and clinical research community. We intend to continue building awareness of the clinical validation of PETization as a robust and rapid method for interspecies mAb translation, and the compelling advantages of biologics for the treatment of chronic conditions in companion animals,” said Dr.
On a related matter, Nexvet is pleased to announce that Dr. Gearing will present a session on nerve growth factor as a target for controlling chronic pain in companion animals at the Veterinary Pain Short Course, which is a collaborative event hosted by
About Nexvet (www.nexvet.com)
Nexvet is a veterinary biologic therapeutics company focused on transforming the therapeutic market for companion animals, such as dogs and cats, by developing and commercializing novel, species-specific biologics. Nexvet’s proprietary PETization™ platform is designed to rapidly design monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that are recognized as “self” or “native” by an animal’s immune system, a property Nexvet refers to as “100% species-specificity.” Nexvet’s product candidates also build upon the safety and efficacy data from clinically tested human therapies, thereby reducing clinical risk and development cost.
Nexvet is leveraging diverse global expertise and incentives to build a vertically integrated biopharmaceutical company, which conducts drug discovery in Australia, conducts clinical development in the United States and
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