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ACAM-529 Herpes vaccine from acambis

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Whatever happened to ACAM-529? from Acambis? According to Acambis in their letter to shareholders in 2008. The herpes vaccine was in clinical pretrials. David Knipe, the Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical school aparently led the effort. But theyve been silent for the past year.

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Acambis was purchased by Sanofi-Pasteur and if you type www.acambis.com into your browser, it directs you to the website of S-P which does not contain the pipeline. It is perfectly possible that its development got suspended, since recently there was no news about it... However, the only way to know for sure is to write an e-mail to S-P.

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