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2011-06-01 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., a leading provider of clinical development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced today that it is collaborating with the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN), a premier network of clinical investigators, institutions and thought leaders in the area of cancer immunotherapy and vaccines, in order to help identify trials with immunotherapy agents...

2011-05-04 00:00:03

Advaxis Incorporated, a development stage biotechnology company, is poised for a major advancement if their Phase II cervical cancer vaccine data reflects the same optimistic survival data from prior Phase I data. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Advaxis Incorporated, a development stage biotechnology company, is poised for a major advancement if their Phase II cervical cancer vaccine data reflects the same optimistic survival data from prior Phase I data. Advaxis initiated two Phase II...

2011-04-28 00:15:44

Like brainy bookworms unprepared for the rough and tumble of post-graduation life, white blood cells trained by scientists to attack tumors tend to fade away quickly when injected into cancer patients. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists, however, have developed a technique that can cause such cells to survive in patients' bloodstreams for well over a year, in some cases, without the need of other, highly toxic treatments, a new study shows. In a paper published in the Apr. 27 issue of...

2011-04-14 08:30:00

TSX Venture: QPT EDMONTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Quest PharmaTech Inc. (TSX-V: QPT) ("Quest" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, today announced a clinical development arrangement with U.S. based Hemispherx Biopharma Inc. to evaluate the clinical utility of combining Quest's antibody immunotherapy technology with Hemispherx's immune activator in a thirty patient clinical trial. Under the...

2011-04-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of vaccine and antibody based therapies to address the unmet medical need of preventing recurrent cancer, announces that it has received the Phase 2 portion of the Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the agency's Streamlined Non-competing Award Procedures (SNAP). The initial year 1...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by normalizing the immune response, today presented results from preclinical studies with 2F8, a murine analog of TRX518, a first-in-class immunomodulatory agent currently in a Phase 1 clinical study for the treatment of cancer. Preclinical data demonstrated anti-tumor efficacy in a murine model as a monotherapy, and further enhanced...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics today announced that Jeff Abbey, the company's president and chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview and the next steps in the clinical development of Argos' Arcelis(TM) immunotherapy at the Needham & Company 10th Annual Healthcare Conference at 1:20 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 6, at The New York Palace Hotel. Mr. Abbey will also participate in a cancer immunotherapy panel at 8 a.m. EDT, as well as...

2011-03-15 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has signed an agreement with OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ONCS.D) providing for the sale to OncoSec of certain non-DNA vaccine technology and intellectual property relating to electroporation technology useful for electrochemical and cytokine based immune...

2011-03-15 02:00:00

OXFORD, England, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Immune Response Surrogate Algorithm Shownto be a Significant Predictor of Clinical Benefit Oxford BioMedica plc ("Oxford BioMedica" or "the Company") (LSE: OXB), a leading gene therapy company, today announces that further analyses of the TroVax(R) Renal Immunotherapy Survival Trial ("TRIST"), a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III study, have been accepted for publication in Cancer Immunology,...

2011-02-09 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by normalizing the immune response, presented results from preclinical studies with TRX518, a first-in-class immunomodulatory agent for the treatment of cancer. TRX518 is a monoclonal antibody reactive with the glucocorticoid-induced tumor necrosis factor receptor (GITR) and is designed to enhance the immune system's anti-tumor...