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Auburn University and Vaxin Receive $1 Million Grant
Date: 5/1/2012 11:34 am
Vaxin Inc., a clinical stage vaccine development company, and the Scott-Ritchey Research Center at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine announce a $1 million Michelson Grant award from the Found Animals Foundation to continue development of a vaccine that may provide an alternative to surgical spay and neuter for cats and dogs.
The three-year project draws upon the science of Vaxin’s vaccine technology already tested in humans for influenza and the Scott-Ritchey Research Center’s commitment to develop contraceptive vaccines for companion animals. As a condition of Michelson Grant funding, Found Animals Foundation receives first right to negotiate an exclusive, worldwide license to market and sell products resulting from the research it funds.
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