Valneva's Lyme disease
vaccine candidate - VLA15
Valneva has developed a multivalent, protein subunit based vaccine candidate against Lyme disease.
Following clearance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Belgian authorities, Valneva initiated a Phase I trial in the US and Europe in 2016 with the primary objectives of evaluating safety and tolerability. Immunogenicity
against six OspA serotypes will also be monitored for different dose groups and formulations.
Pre-clinical data showed that this vaccine candidate has the potential for protection against the majority of Borrelia species pathogenic for humans (Source
In July 2017, Valneva received FDA Fast Track Designation for its Lyme Disease vaccine candidate VLA15. In 2017, the Company will advance the Phase I trials of its Lyme vaccine candidate and endeavors to accelerate the progression of the program towards Phase II.
This program is supported by the Vienna Business Agency.