Patent Number: 8,716,222

Title: Methods and compositions for promoting organ development

Abstract: Compositions and methods are provided for promoting organ development in warm blooded animals, and in particular in certain aspects a premature infant or fetus. Compositions and methods are also provided for the administration of at least one colony stimulating factor-1 protein (CSF-1), precursor, variant, analogue, derivative thereof, or combinations thereof, or otherwise, at least one nucleic acid molecule encoding colony stimulating factor-1 protein (CSF-1), precursor, variant, analogue, derivative thereof, or combinations thereof.

Inventors: Ricardo; Sharon Denise (Mornington, AU), Hume; David Arthur (Roslin, GB), Little; Melissa Helen (Fig Tree Pocket, AU), Jones; Christina Victoria (Wheelers Hill, AU)

Assignee: Kintan Pty Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07K 14/475 (20060101); A61P 13/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018