August 27, 2016 7:31 PM ET


Company Overview of Osel Inc.

Company Overview

Osel Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, develops proprietary technology platform of live biotherapeutic products for the treatment and prevention of conditions impacting women’s health, gastrointestinal disorders, and infectious diseases through modulation of the Human Microbiome. It provides LACTIN-V, a safety profile and is accepted and tolerated by the study populations; MIYA-BM, an orally-administered LBP that is based on a bacterial strain safely; and MucoCept, which involves the use of proprietary technology designed to harness the Human Microbiome. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Mountain View, California.

320 Logue Avenue

Mountain View, CA 94043

United States

Founded in 1996





Key Executives for Osel Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 67
Scientific Co-Founder
Scientific Co-Founder
Age: 57
Scientific Co-Founder
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Osel Inc. Key Developments

Osel, Inc. Comments on New Study Showing Role of Vaginal Microbiome in Women’S Health

Osel Inc. commented on findings presented by the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA [2]) consortium of South African and North American researchers at the International AIDS 2016 Conference, detailing the role played by vaginal dysbiosis in the high rates of sexual transmission of HIV to women from men. The researchers found that an imbalance of certain bacteria in the vagina was associated with both higher transmission of HIV and a reduction in the efficacy of an antiviral drug used to prevent HIV infection. In their presentation, the scientists concluded that an important step in preventing the spread of HIV infection is restoring and maintaining a healthy vaginal microbiome in those affected by vaginal dysbiosis. The CAPRISA study highlights the critical role that a healthy vaginal microbiome plays in protecting women from bacterial and viral infection, and stresses the need for an effective solution to vaginal dysbiosis. Currently the only FDA-approved treatments for a prevalent vaginal dysbiosis, called bacterial vaginosis, are antibiotics. These antibiotics do interfere with the unwanted pathogenic bacteria, but do not address the underlying problem of low vaginal Lactobacillus levels.

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