Patent Number: 7,754,705

Title: Cationic steroid antimicrobial compositions and methods of use

Abstract: The invention provides methods for decreasing or inhibiting poxvirus infection or pathogenesis of a cell in vitro, ex vivo or in vivo, a symptom or pathology associated with poxvirus infection or pathogenesis in vitro, ex vivo or in vivo, or an adverse side effect of poxvirus infection or pathogenesis in vitro, ex vivo or in vivo. In one embodiment, a method of the invention includes treating a subject with an invention compound (e.g., cationic steroid antimicrobial or CSA).

Inventors: Savage; Paul B. (Mapleton, UT), Leung; Donald Y (Englewood, CO)

Assignee: Brigham Young University

International Classification: A61K 31/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-07-13 0:00:00