National Institute of the Eyes (IN THE) to Collaborate with Curative Biotechnology under Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
Boca Raton, FL, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Curative Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC: CUBT) (“Curative Biotech” or “Company”), a developing biomedical company focused on novel treatments for diseases rare and conditions, announced today that the company has switched to the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) toxicology study.
The present study is designed to evaluate the tolerability, pharmacokinetics and any local or systemic toxicity of reformulated metformin when administered topically by ocular route. The study will also evaluate its distribution in ocular tissue.
The Toxicology Study of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is a requirement for submission to the FDA Investigational New Drug (IND).
Ocular tolerance includes dosing observations, general clinical observations twice daily (assessment of behavior / clinical signs with particular attention to the eyes), ophthalmic examinations by a Board certified veterinary ophthalmologist according to the modified Hackett-McDonald score scale, and ocular histopathology.
Under a cooperative research and development (CRADA) agreement, the National Eye Institute (NEI) and Curative Biotechnology, Inc. will collaborate to evaluate Curative’s proprietary ocular metformin formulation in clinical trials for the treatment of macular degeneration related to intermediate and advanced age (AMD) disease.
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Curative Biotechnology, Inc. (Curative Biotech) is a developing biomedical company focused on novel therapies for rare diseases. The company is focused on the identification, acquisition and development of disease-modifying therapeutic drug candidates with a focus on rare disease indications. Curative Biotech has ongoing programs in three different therapeutic areas: infectious diseases, neuro oncology and degenerative diseases of the eye. The company’s pipeline includes IMT504, CURB906, and metformin reformulation. IMT504 is a novel immune therapy for the treatment of rabies and an adjuvant for vaccines, CURB906 is a fully humanized CD56 monoclonal antibody that delivers a conjugated cytotoxic drug directly to the tumor site to kill the tumor by inhibiting tumor growth and migration of the cancer. The reformulation of metformin is aimed at the treatment of intermediate and advanced age-related macular degeneration disease (AMD).
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