Research programme: infectious disease vaccines - MerckAlternative Names: Clostridium difficile vaccines - Merck
Latest Information Update: 12 Oct 2009
At a glance
- Originator Merck & Co
- Class Bacterial vaccines; Viral vaccines
- Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants; Toll-like receptor 9 agonists
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
Highest Development Phases
- Preclinical Bacterial infections; Viral infections