BiondVax CEO to Present Universal Flu Vaccine Technology at BIO International Convention

Jun 02, 2016, 08:17 ET from BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV) announced today that BiondVax's CEO, Dr. Ron Babecoff, will be presenting and participating in a panel discussion at BIO International Convention in San Francisco.

The session, titled "Solving the Flu Problem: Can New Technologies Lead to Universal Flu Vaccines?" will be held on Tuesday, June 7 at 1:00pm in the Moscone Center, room West 3004.

Dr. Babecoff will discuss the technology and promising clinical trial results of M-001, BiondVax's universal flu vaccine candidate. Also participating in the panel moderated by the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) will be representatives from FluGen and Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Accompanying Dr. Babecoff will be Dr. Tamar Ben-Yedidia, BiondVax's Chief Science Officer. Those wishing to meet with Drs. Babecoff and Ben-Yedidia are invited to contact BiondVax's Business Development team.

About BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd  BiondVax is a clinical phase biopharmaceutical company developing a universal flu vaccine. The vaccine is designed to provide multi-season protection against most seasonal and pandemic human influenza virus strains. BiondVax's proprietary technology utilizes a unique combination of conserved and common peptides from influenza virus proteins, activating both arms of the immune system for a cross-protecting and long-lasting effect. BiondVax is traded on NASDAQ: BVXV and TASE: BVXV. Please visit

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