Immuron (NASDAQ: IMRN)- Seeking FDA Approval to Treat Travelers’ Diarrhea

Jul. 22, 2019
Immuron Ltd. (NASDAQ: IMRN; ASX: IMC), is an Australian biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing orally delivered polyclonal antibodies for the treatment of inflammatory mediated and infectious diseases. Immuron’s technology platform utilizes highly specific vaccines for the generation of hyperimmune antibody-rich bovine colostrum, providing a means of antimicrobial therapy without the drawbacks of antibiotics to treat gut-mediated diseases. The Company currently markets Travelan®, which is a listed medicine on the Australian Register for Therapeutic Goods, in Australia to reduce the risk of travelers’ diarrhea (TD). In Canada, Travelan® is a licensed natural health product and is indicated to reduce the risk of travelers’ diarrhea. In the U.S. Travelan® is sold as a dietary supplement for digestive-tract protection. Immuron’s lead clinical drug candidate, IMM-124E, is presently in Phase II trials in severe alcoholic hepatitis (ASH), and pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), respectively. The Company recently announced plans to pursue clinical development of IMM-124E through a formal FDA registration pathway as a drug to specifically prevent travelers’ diarrhea. Immuron’s second clinical-stage asset, IMM-529, targets Clostridium difficile infections (CDI), and is presently in a clinical trial in CDI patients. The Company plans to file an IND with the FDA in [month or quarter or ? 2019] targeting treatment of recurrent CDI.

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