Starpharma today announced that SPL7013, the antiviral agent in VIRALEZE™ nasal spray, achieved 95% and 99.7% reduction in viral infectivity against two significant types of influenza virus, A and B, respectively, in virucidal assays. The virucidal assays conducted at the Scripps Research Institute in the US assessed the irreversible nature of the effect of a compound against viruses.
Starpharma's CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was interviewed by ausbiz during Starpharma's visit to the United States for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting as well as partnering discussions.
"For the first time in more than two years, a number of Australian biotechnology companies are in the US for one of the world's most important oncology events - the global conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)." Starpharma featured in Biotech Dispatch during its visit to the United States for ASCO.