biOasis Enters Into a License Agreement With Medimmune for Second Generation Versions of biOasis's Transcend

biOasis Enters Into a License Agreement With Medimmune for Second Generation 
Versions of biOasis's Transcend 
FOR: biOasis Technologies Inc. 
MARCH 17, 2014 
biOasis Enters Into a License Agreement With Medimmune for Second Generation
Versions of biOasis's Transcend 
This Represents A Positive Step Towards A New Therapeutic Approach For the
Treatment of CNS Diseases and Disorders 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - BIOASIS
biopharmaceutical company focused on overcoming the limitations of therapeutic
drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier, has signed an evaluation
agreement with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of
Under the terms of the agreement, MedImmune will evaluate the therapeutic
effect of its pre-clinical assets with next-generation versions of
biOasis's Transcend brain delivery platform. Efficient transport of drugs
targeted at the central nervous system is significantly hampered by the
blood-brain barrier; biOasis's Transcend platform, with its ability to
shuttle compounds across this barrier, may hold a solution to this problem.  
"Our working relationship with MedImmune began in November 2012. In our
collaboration, we demonstrated transport of MedImmune's antibodies into
the brain using our first-generation Transcend vector," said Dr. Reinhard
Gabathuler, Chief Scientist at biOasis. "In addition, we introduced our
second-generation Transcend vector into this collaboration and other programs
we have underway, where we have observed equivalent or increased antibody
transport into the brain. We feel that this next generation of Transcend will
have specific advantages in transporting certain biologics into the
"MedImmune is pleased to be entering into this new agreement with
biOasis," said Dr. Carl Webster, Associate Director, Antibody Discovery
and Protein Engineering, MedImmune. "Our recently completed initial
collaboration was very positive and led us to decide to undertake this second
project to investigate the therapeutic effect and utility of biOasis's
Financial terms were not disclosed. 
About biOasis 
biOasis Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in
Vancouver, Canada. Based on Transcend, biOasis proprietary brain delivery
platform, the company is focused on creating new drugs that can cross the
blood-brain barrier to address unmet medical needs in the treatment of brain
diseases such as neurodegeneration, metastatic cancer and metabolic diseases.
biOasis trades on the OTCQX under the symbol "BIOAF" and on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "BTI". For more information about
the company please visit 
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