Press Releases

IAVI Acquires Aeras TB Vaccine Clinical Programs and Assets

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Aeras, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing tuberculosis (TB) vaccines, today announced the transfer to IAVI of Aeras’ TB vaccine clinical research programs and assets, consisting of certain clinical staff, clinical programs, biorepository, funding commitments, and other assets.

GSK candidate vaccine helps prevent active pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV negative adults in phase II study

Today, GSK and Aeras reported that GSK’s M72/AS01E candidate vaccine significantly reduced the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis disease in HIV-negative adults with latent tuberculosis infection in ongoing phase IIb clinical trial testing.

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Final Results from Innovative Phase 2 Study Showing Vaccines Can Reduce Rate of Sustained TB Infections in Adolescents at High Risk

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND (JULY 11, 2018) --Aeras, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing vaccines against tuberculosis (TB), today announced the publication of the full results from a Phase 2, randomized, controlled clinical trial of two TB vaccines— the currently available BCG vaccine and an investigational vaccine, H4:IC31—in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

Results from Innovative Phase 2 Tuberculosis Vaccine Trial Offer Potential for New BCG Revaccination Strategies, Hope For Subunit Vaccines

NEW DELHI (February 19, 2018) - Aeras today announced results from an innovative clinical trial that provides encouraging new evidence that TB vaccines could prevent sustained infections in high-risk adolescents.

Aeras Highlights Commitment to Eradicating the World’s Leading Infectious Disease Killer at the 5th Global Forum on Tuberculosis

Aeras will highlight the progress being made in TB vaccine research at the 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines in New Delhi, India, February 20-23, 2018. Presentations will include new data from Aeras’s advancing portfolio of TB vaccines, including data from four clinical-stage candidates. Keep reading for all presentation details.