By Matthew Pillar, Editor, BioProcess Online Uvax Bio’s unconventional approach brings a heretofore ignored physical component to vaccine design. Co-founders Dr. Ji Li and Jiang Zhu share why they think their platform is poised to revolutionize vaccine development, manufacturing, and distribution. Launching a biotech wasn’t… [Read more]
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About Uvax Bio
Founded in early 2018, Uvax Bio, a spin-off vaccine company from Scripps Research, La Jolla, CA, employs patented single-component self-assembling protein nanoparticle (1c-SApNP) platform technology developed by Professor Jiang Zhu of Scripps Research to develop and commercialize B-cell focused, rapid antibody-eliciting, preventive vaccines for the most challenging diseases around the world.
Our 1c-SApNP technology streamlines vaccine development and has delivered promising vaccine candidates to address global health challenges such as HIV, RSV/hMPV, PIV1-5, Ebola/Marburg, Lassa, coronaviruses including SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2, HCV, ZIKV/DENV, and non-viral diseases such as Malaria and Tuberculosis.