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VBI Vaccines to Present at the Virus-Like Particle and Nano-Particle Vaccines Conference

By June 17, 2016Conferences, Press Releases

VBI Vaccines Inc. (Nasdaq: VBIV) (TSX: VBV) (“VBI”) is scheduled to present at the Virus-Like Particle and Nano-Particle Vaccines (“VLPNPV”) Conference on Friday, June 24 at 9:00 AM CEDT (3:00 AM ET). The event is being held at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands.

During the presentation, Customized Vaccine Design and Antigen Delivery through Novel Enveloped Virus-like Particles, Dr. Marc Kirchmeier, Ph.D., VBI’s Vice President of Formulation Development, will provide an overview of VBI’s eVLP Platform and will summarize recent developments in the company’s pipeline of eVLP Platform-derived vaccine candidates.

VBI’s eVLP Platform allows for the design of enveloped (“e”) virus-like particle (“VLP”) vaccines. eVLPs are an innovative new class of synthetic vaccines that closely mimic the target virus to elicit a potent immune response. eVLPs are highly customizable, which allows VBI to rationally design preventative or therapeutic vaccine candidates by controlling the expression of both surface and internal target proteins of interest. VBI is advancing a pipeline of eVLP vaccines with lead programs in cytomegalovirus (“CMV”) and glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”).

Now in its third year, the VLPNPV Conference attracts scientists and international researchers interested in virus-like particles, as well as contributors from academic programs and regulatory groups. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/vlpnpv-2016.

Event Details

  • Event: 2016 Virus-Like Particle and Nano-Particle Vaccines Conference
  • Date: Friday, June 24, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM CEDT (3:00 AM ET)
  • Location: Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands
  • Event Website: http://bit.ly/vlpnpv-2016

About VBI Vaccines

VBI Vaccines Inc. (“VBI”) is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a next generation of vaccines to address unmet needs in infectious disease and immuno-oncology. VBI’s first marketed product is Sci-B-Vac™, a hepatitis B (“HBV”) vaccine that mimics all three viral surface antigens of the hepatitis B virus; Sci-B-Vac is approved for use in Israel and 14 other countries. VBI’s eVLP Platform technology allows for the development of enveloped (“e”) virus-like particle (“VLP”) vaccines that closely mimic the target virus to elicit a potent immune response. VBI is advancing a pipeline of eVLP vaccines, with lead programs in cytomegalovirus (“CMV”) and glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”). VBI is also advancing its LPV™ Thermostability Platform, a proprietary formulation and process that allows vaccines and biologics to preserve stability, potency, and safety. VBI is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with research operations in Ottawa, Canada and research and manufacturing facilities in Rehovot, Israel.

VBI Company Contact

Perri Maduri, Communications Executive
Phone: (617) 830-3031 x124
Email: ir@vbivaccines.com

VBI Investor Contact

Nell Beattie, Director, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
Phone: (617) 830-3031 x128
Email: nbeattie@vbivaccines.com

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