– Intradermal administration provides significant benefits compared to subcutaneous application
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 24, 2015 – ISA Pharmaceuticals B.V., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focusing on rationally designed immunotherapeutics against cancer and persistent viral infections, today announced it has been granted a European patent (patent no. EP 2 155 240) for the intradermal administration of synthetic long peptides (SLP®s) based on HPV oncogenes, including its lead compound ISA101.
Specifically, the patent was granted for the therapeutic use of intradermally delivered long peptides derived from the E2, E6 and/or E7 proteins of the human papillomavirus (HPV) to treat or prevent HPV-related diseases.
– Experiments to evaluate a novel nasal cervical cancer immunotherapeutic
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 3, 2015 – ISA Pharmaceuticals B.V., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focusing on rationally designed immunotherapeutics against cancer and persistent viral infections, today announced that its fully-owned subsidiary ISA Therapeutics B.V. has closed an R&D agreement with Japan-based Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd. (SNBL) to explore a novel nasal delivery for ISA’s cervical cancer immunotherapeutic. In the experiments, ISA Pharmaceuticals’ proprietary Synthetic Long Peptide (SLP®) immunotherapeutic ISA101 will be administered via SNBL’s novel nasal drug delivery technology. SNBL´s patent-protected approach is designed to significantly enhance the absorption of