Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine candidate


MVA-BN HPV is a new vaccine candidate, designed for Janssen as part of the development of a prime-boost vaccine regimen with Janssen’s AdVac technology. The prime-boost vaccine is targeting HPV and represents a novel approach for early treatment and interception of HPV-induced cancers The long-term goal is to develop a vaccine to treat chronic HPV infections as well as prevent precancerous stages of HPV-induced cancer.

A Phase 1 clinical study of the vaccine candidate is planned for initiation in 2017.