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2013-05-15 08:30:56

LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma Inc. (Kite), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing innovative targeted immunotherapies for cancer, today announced that it has closed a $20 million private placement of shares of its Series A Preferred Stock. In addition to the $20 million in new funds, Kite converted $15 million in outstanding promissory notes into shares of Series A Preferred Stock. Joined by a new investor, Alta Partners, all existing...

2013-04-23 08:33:45

Randomized trial to test PEGPH20 in conjunction with most advanced chemotherapy backbone SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced the initiation of a Phase 2 multicenter, randomized clinical trial evaluating PEGPH20, a proprietary, investigational drug, as a first-line therapy for patients with stage IV metastatic pancreatic cancer. Approximately 124 patients will participate in the study and receive gemcitabine and...

2013-04-16 20:23:11

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PDS Biotechnology Corporation today presented a summary of the company's preclinical data on its lead cancer immunotherapy PDS0101 at the World Vaccine Congress in Washington DC. The product is based on the company's ground-breaking and proprietary Versamune(TM) nanotechnology vaccine platform. PDS Biotechnology also announced that the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application had been granted by the FDA allowing PDS0101 to be...

2013-03-27 08:33:09

TUBINGEN, Germany, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CureVac GmbH, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that has pioneered the development of a new class of therapies and vaccines based on messenger RNA (mRNA), today announced that it has initiated a double-blind, randomized Phase 2b clinical trial of its RNActive(®) cancer vaccine, CV9104, for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer. The Phase 2b trial will enroll up to 200 patients in eight European...

2013-03-20 08:27:55

SEATTLE, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. (OTCQB: TPIV) has pleasure in announcing the appointment of Sherry Grisewood, CFA to the Board of Directors. She has over 25 years securities industry experience in a range of investment banking, advisory and research-related activities. She currently has a senior banking and banking analytical role at Dawson James Securities. Prior to joining Dawson James, she was Managing Director, Lifesciences and Technology Banking for Tripoint Global...

2013-03-13 08:34:33

SEATTLE, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. ("TapImmune" or the "Company") (OTCQB: TPIV), an immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel peptide and gene-based vaccine technologies, announced today that the Company will present at the Florida Road Show Conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Thursday, March 14, 2013. This conference, hosted by Corporate Roadshow and Undiscovered Equities, will feature presentations by CEOs and CFOs of promising emerging growth companies...

2013-03-12 08:28:42

NeuVax(TM) strives to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer and sets a new standard in the global breast cancer vaccines market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the breast cancer vaccines market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALE) with the 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. The company's revolutionary product, NeuVax(TM), has the potential to address a huge unmet...

2013-03-05 08:29:36

Endpoint of Tumor Regression Could Be Seen Within Months BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax(®) personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that its Phase I/II DCVax-Direct clinical trial for all inoperable solid tumor cancers is planned to begin within approximately the next sixty days. As a Phase I/II trial, this trial is not blinded and the...

2013-03-04 14:03:42

UT MD Anderson scientists find common vaccine ingredient diverts T cells from tumors Cancer vaccines that attempt to stimulate an immune system assault fail because the killer T cells aimed at tumors instead find the vaccination site a more inviting target, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Nature Medicine. A common substance used in many cancer vaccines to boost immune attack betrays the cause by facilitating a buildup of T cells at the...

2013-01-31 08:30:54

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today explained the potential of the technology platform used as the basis for its novel breast cancer immunotherapy product AE37. AE37 is currently in late Phase IIb clinical development and has garnered considerable attention based upon favourable results from interim analysis of its controlled, randomized, and blinded trial in women with early stage breast cancer....