Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Ad5Ag85A; Recombinant genetic TB vaccine Ad5Ag85A; Recombinant-deficient human adenoviral TB vaccine (Ad5Ag85A) - Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology; TB vaccine candidate - Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology/Aeras

Latest Information Update: 13 Apr 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator McMaster University
  • Class Antituberculars; DNA vaccines; Gene therapies; Tuberculosis vaccines
  • Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase I Tuberculosis

Most Recent Events

  • 13 Apr 2016 Phase I development is ongoing in Canada
  • 29 Aug 2013 Aeras receives 5-year grant from Department for International Development in the United Kingdom for vaccine development in tuberculosis
  • 08 Aug 2013 McMaster University terminates phase I trial in Tuberculosis (in volunteers, prevention) in Canada (NCT00800670)
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