Rockville, MD. Rise Therapeutics today announced that the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a three-year Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to fund the development of the novel engineered probiotic for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).This project builds on the research of co-collaborators Dr. Bikash Sahay and Dr. Ellen Zimmermann at The University of Florida.
Rockville, MD. Rise Therapeutics today announced that the U.S. Patent Trademark Office issued a U.S. patent, No. 9,931,390, entitled “Recombinant Lactococcus Lactis expressing Escherichia Coli Colonization Factor Antigen I (CFA/I) Fimbriae and Their Methods of Use.” The patent covers a first-in-class design related to a platform approach to deliver targeted protein therapies orally. This approach can be used to treat a variety of disease indications.
Rockville, MD. Rise Therapeutics announced today they received their first Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant from the National of the National Institute of Health (NIH) for their application, “A Novel Probiotic for Preventing and Treating Clostridium Difficile Pathogenesis.” This award signals a significant milestone for Rise Therapeutics and provides a solid foundation for the future of the company.
Rockville, MD. Rise Therapeutics, a biotechnology company that develops microbiome-based immunological drugs using a unique and proprietary oral biologics delivery platform, announced today that it received seed funding from Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO). TEDCO is an early-stage funding hub that supports entrepreneurs and drives technology transfer and commercialization in the state of Maryland.