Patent Number: 8,574,564

Title: Immunostimulatory nucleic acid packaged particles for the treatment of hypersensitivity

Abstract: The application is related to compositions and methods for the treatment of hypersensitivity, wherein the compositions comprise a particle packaged with immunostimulatory nucleic acids. The compositions of the invention are particularly useful in the treatment of atopic eczema, asthma and IgE-mediated allergy (type I allergy), especially pollen allergy and house dust allergy.

Inventors: Renner; Wolfgang A. (Kilchberg, CH), Bachmann; Martin F. (Seuzach, CH), Cielens; Indulis (Riga, LV), Coester; Conrad Johannes (Neuhof, DE), Dietmeier; Klaus (Zurich, CH), Fuchs; Sebastian (Munich, DE), Manolova; Vania (Zurich, CH), Maurer; Patrik (Winterthur, CH), Pumpens; Paul (Riga, LV), Renhofa; Regina (Riga, LV), Tissot; Alain (Zurich, CH), Zou; Yu (Birmensdorf, CH)

Assignee: Cytos Biotechnology AG

International Classification: A01N 63/00 (20060101); A61K 48/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017