AMBLER, PA — A vaccine candidate could yet from Montgomery County, and from the unlikeliest of places.
An Ambler-based company known for its work on animal vaccines and therapies is joining the race to find a coronavirus vaccine.
MBF Therapeutics is the second company in Montgomery County, after the Plymouth Meeting biopharmaceutical company Inovio, to publicize their intentions on COVID-19 vaccine research.
“Our goal is a better long-term solution to the current global pandemic,” Thomas Tillett, the CEO of MBF, said in a statement. “And that’s a next-generation vaccine that effectively prevents the spread of SARSCoV-2.”
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And their work is drawing the kind of attention which a vaccine needs to succeed. The company recently raised $604,000 from a private stock sale as its research expands, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The company, based on 604 Woodbrook Drive, reportedly