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Vaxart to Present at ASM Microbe 2019

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, today announced that Roberto Mateo, Ph.D., senior scientist at Vaxart, will present preclinical results of its oral Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine in a poster presentation at the American Society of Microbiology 2019, taking place from June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco, California.

Details of the presentation are as follows:

 

Poster Title:

Oral Adenovirus-Based Vaccine Induces Respiratory Mucosal
Memory and Protection against Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Infection in Cotton Rats

Date & Time:

Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM PST

Authors:

Roberto Mateo, et al.

Session:

SATURDAY- CIV Late-breakers
 

About Vaxart

Vaxart is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing oral recombinant protein vaccines based on its proprietary oral vaccine platform. Vaxart’s vaccines are designed to generate broad and durable immune responses that protect against a wide range of infectious diseases and may also be useful for the treatment of chronic viral infections and cancer. Vaxart’s vaccines are administered using a convenient room temperature-stable tablet, rather than by injection. Vaxart believes that tablet vaccines are easier to distribute and administer than injectable vaccines and have the potential to significantly increase vaccination rates. Vaxart’s development programs include oral tablet vaccines that are designed to protect against norovirus, seasonal influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), as well as a therapeutic vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV).

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