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2012-12-18 08:27:26

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2012 /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 a Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The initial grant award of $150,000 will support the manufacture and testing of the company's neuroblastoma vaccine...

2012-12-14 05:03:13

Mesothelioma Law Firm Remains Dedicated to Informing Mesothelioma Patients and Caregivers About the Latest Advancements in Mesothelioma Treatment and Research DALLAS (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 The national mesothelioma law firm of Baron and Budd is pleased to report that Aduro Bio has begun conducting phase II clinical trials on a new cancer vaccine known as CRS-207. The company has already enlisted the first group of mesothelioma patients who will take the experimental vaccine. CRS-207...

2012-12-13 08:26:07

AMES, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (Nasdaq: NLNK) today announced that the results of a Phase 1 dose escalation study with its proprietary HyperAcute Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy were published in the Journal of Immunotherapy. The article, entitled "Cellular Immunotherapy Study of Prostate Cancer Patients and Resulting IgG Responses to Peptide Epitopes Predicted From Prostate Tumor-associated Autoantigens," is featured in the current edition of the...

2012-12-10 16:23:48

SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) today announced a partnership to develop therapeutics to treat an inherited form of muscular dystrophy. The goal of the new agreement is to develop a small-molecule-based medicine to potentially reverse facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD, by inhibiting the activity of a protein that is incorrectly expressed by the DUX4 gene in people with the disease. The protein...

2012-12-04 08:28:02

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 04, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCBB: ONCS), a company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy and NeoPulse therapy to treat solid tumor cancers, announced it will be presenting at the DNA Vaccines 2012 Conference at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, California. OncoSec is a Silver Sponsor of the conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110314/MM64943LOGO) The Company will conduct two presentations...

2012-10-25 07:32:13

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQX: NVLT), a pharmaceutical company developing novel drugs for the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), a leading oncology research institution, has enrolled the first patient in a Phase 1-2 positron emission tomography (PET) imaging trial of I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT), a cancer-targeted PET imaging agent, in patients with nine solid tumor types,...

2012-10-16 07:27:07

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If Col. George Peoples has anything to say about it, pink ribbons will one day be obsolete and breast cancer will be a preventable disease. Peoples, chief of surgical oncology at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) is the founder, director and principal investigator of the Cancer Vaccine Development Program (CVDP), an Army research network that this month is celebrating a few milestones toward its mission to prevent breast cancer. Breast...

2012-10-10 15:23:12

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today clinical results indicating that its VGX-3100 therapeutic synthetic vaccine is capable of not only driving robust immune responses to antigens from high risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection but that these immune responses displayed a powerful killing effect on cells changed by HPV into precancerous dysplasias. This desirable effect may ultimately contribute to the...

2012-10-10 07:27:30

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage company advancing innovative T cell vaccines for infectious diseases, has raised $30 million in a Series C financing round. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and CVF, LLC, an affiliate of Henry Crown and Company, are participating alongside all of Genocea's existing investors, including Polaris Venture Partners, Lux Capital, SR One, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Skyline Ventures,...

2012-10-10 07:27:18

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (Nasdaq: NLNK) announces launching of an open-label, randomized, multi-institutional Phase 3 study in patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer. The projected enrollment will be 280 subjects and patients will be randomized (1:1) to receive standard of care FOLFIRINOX plus or minus algenpantucel-L (HyperAcute®-Pancreas) immunotherapy. The primary endpoint of the study will be...