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July 31st, 2003

Starpharma: Human Trials of Anti-HIV Product

Melbourne biotech company Starpharma Pooled Development Ltd has received FDA clearance to proceed with human clinical trials of its new dendrimer nano-drug VivaGel. The gel will be used as a preventative against the transmission of HIV during sexual intercourse. It has been highly successful in preventing infection in monkey trials using a humanised strain of simian immunodeficiency virus.


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