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REGiMMUNE appoints new board members

Santa Clara, CA and TOKYO — April 12, 2013 — REGiMMUNE Corporation., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Nakamura, Dr. Misawa, Dr. Matsuishi and Mr.Hirai the as non-executive director. Mr. Nakamura is currently the head at one of the venture investment sections and a member of the fund planning [...]

April 12th, 2013|

RGI-2001 was granted Orphan Drug Designation from FDA

RGI-2001 has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for RGI-2001 from FDA Tokyo, Japan-(OCT. 28, 2012) – REGiMMUNE Corporation announced today that RGI-2001, the company’s liposomal formulation of alpha-GalCer, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD) associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. [...]

November 14th, 2012|

RGI-2001 was granted Orphan Drug Designation from FDA

Tokyo, Japan-(OCT. 28, 2012) – REGiMMUNE Corporation announced today that RGI-2001, the company’s liposomal formulation of alpha-GalCer, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD) associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Orphan Drug Designation is a special status granted by FDA to [...]

November 14th, 2012|

REGiMMUNE Closed Second Tranche of Private Placement

Second Tranche of Private Placement Announced REGiMMUNE announced the closing of the second tranche of a Preferred A financing. The company closed $0.5 million U.S. in the second tranche of previously announced financing (1/30/2012). In this tranche, Chibagin Capital (www.chibagincapital.co.jp) joined as an investor. Chibagin Capital is a VC arm of Chiba bank, which is the [...]

March 28th, 2012|

REGiMMUNE Appoints a new board member

REGiMMUNE Corporation announced today that it has appointed Mr. Kohtaro Toda as a board member. He is currently an investment manager of Japan Asia Investment Co., Ltd. (JAIC), a Japanese venture capital firm with $1 billion under management. The addition of this new management position reflects the company’s continued progress into a clinical stage company, [...]

March 23rd, 2012|

REGiMMUNE Initiates Phase I/II Clinical Trial for GvHD and Raises 5 Million Dollars in Series C to Fund Trial

Tokyo, Japan – January 31, 2012 (US time)– REGiMMUNE Corporation said today that it has begun a Phase I/II study of its proprietary compound RGI-2001 for Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD) associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The safety and efficacy study will enroll approximately 50 bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell transplantation leukemia [...]

February 1st, 2012|

reVax patent has been granted

Basis patent for the target specific tolerance induction by GalCer liposome, reVax technology, has been granted Tokyo, JAPAN–(Nov 28, 2011) – REGiMMUNE Corp. (“Company”) announces that the Japanese Patent Office has granted a patent, containing claims for a target specific tolerance induction technology, which we named reVax technology. The issued patent covers the GalCer liposome [...]

November 28th, 2011|

Publication of GvHD paper

REGiMMUNE Corp. Announces Publication of preclinical GvHD data Tokyo, JAPAN–(Nov 22, 2010) – REGiMMUNE Corp. (“Company”) is pleased to announce the acceptance and publication of the paper entitled “Pharmacological Expansion of Donor-derived, Naturally Occurring CD4+Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells Reduces Acute GvHD Lethality without Abrogating GvL in Murine Models.” by the Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation(in [...]

November 22nd, 2010|

REGiMMUNE Presents New ToleroVax Data at the 2010 American Transplant Congress

REGiMMUNE Presents New ToleroVax Data at the 2010 American Transplant Congress San Diego, CA – May 4, 2010 – REGiMMUNE Corporation said today that data from a preclinical study showed an enhanced immune suppression when ToleroVax (RGI-2001), its lead product candidate for the prevention of acute Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD), is combined with anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG). [...]

April 30th, 2010|

Entered into a License Agreement with RIKEN

Tokyo, Japan –Sep. 1, 2006 – REGiMMUNE Corporation, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has entered into a license agreement with RIKEN. Under the agreement, an exclusive right to market/sublicense pharmaceutical products based on RIKEN’s immune regulating technology is granted to REGiMMUNE from RIKEN. For Information Contact: Yuko Amizaki, Director, Corporate Planning REGiMMUNE. [...]

March 31st, 2010|

“REGiMMUNE to file IND of its Tolerance Inducing therapy” : An article is on Nikkei Business Paper today

KRN7000, a synthetic derivative of alpha-galactosylceramide, is a small molecule that potently activates natural killer T (NKT) cells. RGI-2001 is a proprietary liposomal formulation of KRN7000. RGI-2001 has shown to induce antigen-specific immune suppression by inducing regulatory T cells (Tregs). Tregs are believed to play a central role in inducing and maintaining immune tolerance. RGI-2001 [...]

August 28th, 2009|