CytoDyn Injects First Patient in Its Current Phase 3 Study

VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 22, 2015, OTCQB, CYDY, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) CytoDyn Inc. (OTCQB:CYDY), a biotechnology company focused on the development of new therapies for combating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, today announced that the first patient in its Phase 3 clinical trial has been injected with PRO 140, the Company s monoclonal antibody for the treatment of HIV. PRO 140 is the first self-injectable antibody in a Phase 3 protocol involving 300 HIV patients that will each be evaluated over a 25-week period. The Company believes that upon successful completion of this Phase 3 study, CytoDyn will have the opportunity to seek accelerated approval based on previously FDA granted fast-track candidate designation. Additionally, CytoDyn intends to apply for a breakthrough designation for PRO 140, as the first self-injectable antibody for HIV monotherapy for patients with resistance issues to the current standard of care, referred to as HAART (Highly Active AntiRetroviral Therapy)
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