FDA agrees to meeting with Enochian over HIV therapy

The US authority has said yes to a meeting with Enochian Biosciences to discuss a potential start to clinical trials of the company's HIV treatment. The biotech company is also looking to raise funds.

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Enochian Biosciences has secured a meeting with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This means the company is sticking to its previously announced schedule, which predicted discussions with the authority would start in 2021.

The meeting is a so-called pre-IND meeting, which companies must attend before starting clinical trials in the US. The subject of the meeting is Enochian's HIV therapy, which in the company's own words, could potentially be a "functional cure" for the disease.

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