EpiVax wins $324K NIH grant to improve Pompe disease treatment

EPIVAX HAS WON a $324,000 grant to develop a web tool that will quickly determine whether Pompe disease patients are at risk for an immune response to enzyme replacement therapy.
EPIVAX HAS WON a $324,000 grant to develop a web tool that will quickly determine whether Pompe disease patients are at risk for an immune response to enzyme replacement therapy.
PROVIDENCE — EpiVax Inc. has received a $324,980 Small Business Innovation Research grant to continue development of a web-based test for people at risk of life-threatening immune responses to enzyme replacement treatments for Pompe disease, coinciding with the company’s 20th anniversary. Pompe disease is an inherited metabolic disorder caused by the deficiency of the acid alpha-glucosidase…

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