- PRO 140 is a leading monoclonal antibody/viral-entry inhibitor therapy under development for two different Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) indications and is also being pursued for multiple opportunities in other immunologic indications such as autoimmune disease, chronic inflammation, certain cancers, and transplant rejection
- During 2017, 1.8 million people became newly infected with HIV, bringing the global total to 36.9 million people living with HIV (World Health Organization)
- Market potential for PRO 140 used as an anti-viral agent in combination with HAART is $1.2 billion; as a monotherapy maintenance/single-drug therapy the market is estimated at $3.8 billion
CytoDyn Inc. (OTCQB: CYDY) is a biotechnology company focused on the clinical development and potential commercialization of a new class of HIV/AIDS therapeutics or viral-entry inhibitors intended to protect healthy cells from viral infection. The company’s pipeline includes its lead product, PRO 140 for multiple indications among which are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), graft-versus-host disease (GvHD), colon cancer, and multiple sclerosis (MS), each in various stages of development. CytoDyn’s first approval is focused on HIV indications for two different HIV populations.
PRO 140 is a humanized monoclonal antibody directed at CCR5, a molecular portal that HIV uses to enter T-cells. PRO 140 works by blocking the…
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