Generation Bio, Vir partner for mAbs against COVID-9

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

Generation Bio and Vir Biotechnology have agreed to collaborate on research into the use of monoclonal antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

The collaboration will allow Generation Bio's gene therapy platform, which delivers genetic information to cells without the use of adeno-associated viruses, to be combined with Vir's neutralizing antibodies, the two firms said.

Vir's leading antibody was developed from a patient who recovered from SARS-CoV-1 and could neutralize SARS-CoV-2, according to Generation Bio and Vir.


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