SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vaxart, Inc. (NASDAQ: VXRT) today announced that Dr. Sean Tucker, SVP and Chief Scientific Officer, will present at the World Vaccine & Immunotherapy Congress West Coast 2021 in San Diego on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2:40 p.m. PT.
Dr. Tucker will provide an overview of Vaxart’s development program for its oral tablet COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Vaxart’s oral tablet COVID-19 vaccine is the only oral COVID-19 vaccine about which there is clinical data supporting its immunological potential and the only one currently in Phase II clinical trials, which started in October 2021.
Vaxart is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a range of oral recombinant vaccines based on its proprietary delivery platform. Vaxart vaccines are designed to be administered using tablets that can be stored and shipped without refrigeration and eliminate the risk of needle-stick injury. Vaxart believes that its proprietary tablet vaccine delivery platform is suitable to deliver recombinant vaccines, positioning the company to develop oral versions of currently marketed vaccines and to design recombinant vaccines for new indications. Vaxart's development programs currently include tablet vaccines designed to protect against coronavirus, norovirus, seasonal influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), as well as a therapeutic vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), Vaxart's first immuno-oncology indication. Vaxart has filed broad domestic and international patent applications covering its proprietary technology and creations for oral vaccination using adenovirus and TLR3 agonists.
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