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GenVec Inc

65 West Watkins Mill Road
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Category: Drug Delivery

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GenVec, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutic drugs and vaccines.

GenVec's proprietary adenovector technology to develop vaccines for infectious diseases including HIV, malaria, foot-and-mouth disease, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and HSV-2. Its lead program, TNFerade(TM) represents a novel approach to treating cancer in combination with radiation and/or chemotherapy by introducing tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha). The company is developing TNFerade(TM) Biologic for use in combination with radiation and/or chemotherapy for the treatment of various cancers.

GenVec's TherAtoh Atonal therapy is a product concept to restore hearing or balance function through the regeneration of critical cells of the inner ear. The ATOH protein results in the formation of new inner ear sensory hair cells, and the restoration of hearing and balance function.

GenVec has collaborations with National Institutes of Health, Cobra Biomanufacturing Plc, Naval Medical Research Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security etc.