Ichor Gets $3.3M Alzheimer’s Grant

8/6/09Follow @bvbigelow

Ichor Medical Systems, a privately held San Diego biotech, says it’s getting a $3.3 million grant award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to develop a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease. Using an electroporation delivery system that creates temporary pores in cell membranes, Ichor has been developing DNA vaccines and drugs for treating an array of diseases, including influenca, hepatitis, HIV, melanoma, and malaria.

Bruce V. Bigelow is the editor of Xconomy San Diego. You can e-mail him at bbigelow@xconomy.com or call (619) 669-8788 Follow @bvbigelow

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