May 03, 2022
Curative Biotechnology Announces Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Toxicology Studies with Metformin Eye Drop Formulations for Treatment of Macular Degeneration
National Eye Institute (NEI) to Collaborate with Curative Biotechnology under Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
Boca Raton, FL, May 3, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Curative Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC: CUBT) (“Curative Biotech” or the “Company”), a development-stage biomedical company focused on novel treatments for rare diseases and conditions, announced today the company has advanced into its Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) toxicology study.
The current study is designed to gauge tolerability, pharmacokinetics and any local or systemic toxicity of reformulated metformin when administered by topical ocular delivery. The study will also assess its ocular tissue distribution.
The Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) toxicology study is a requirement for an FDA Investigational New Drug (IND) filing.
Ocular tolerance includes observations at dosing, general clinical observations twice daily (evaluation of behavior/clinical signs with particular attention paid to the eyes), ophthalmic examinations by a Board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist according to the modified Hackett-McDonald scoring scale, and ocular histopathology.
Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), the National Eye Institute (NEI) and Curative Biotechnology, Inc. will collaborate to evaluate Curative’s proprietary ocular metformin formulation in clinical studies for the treatment of intermediate and late-stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) disease.
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About Curative Biotechnology, Inc. http://curativebiotech.com
Curative Biotechnology, Inc. (Curative Biotech) is a development stage biomedical company focused on novel therapies for rare diseases. The Company is focused on identifying, acquiring and developing disease modifying therapeutic drug candidates with a concentration on rare disease indications. Curative Biotech has ongoing programs in three different therapeutic areas: infectious disease, neuro oncology and degenerative eye disease. The Company’s pipeline includes IMT504, CURB906 and Metformin Reformulation. IMT504 is a novel immune therapy to treat rabies and an adjuvant for vaccines, CURB906 is a fully humanized CD56 monoclonal antibody carrying a cytotoxic drug conjugate directly to the tumor cancer site to kill the tumor by inhibiting tumor growth and migration of the tumor. Metformin Reformulation is targeting the treatment of intermediate and late-stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) disease.
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