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2013-11-18 08:29:25

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel T cell vaccines, announced today that Katrine Bosley, who previously served as an independent board member, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. Previous Chairman, George Siber, M.D., will continue to serve as an Executive Director on the Company's Board of Directors and head of the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. "We are fortunate to continue to...

2013-09-12 16:27:44

--First therapeutic vaccine candidate to demonstrate significant reduction in viral shedding CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing T cell vaccines to prevent and treat infectious diseases, reported today positive results from a planned analysis of a Phase 1/2a clinical study of its lead candidate, GEN-003, a first-in-class investigational protein subunit vaccine to treat patients with...

2013-08-28 08:26:21

--Abstract describes positive data from an interim analysis of Genocea's Phase 1/2a clinical study of GEN-003, a therapeutic vaccine for herpes simplex virus type 2-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences Inc., a clinical-stage company developing T cell vaccines to prevent and treat infectious diseases, announced today that its abstract describing an interim analysis of data from a Phase 1/2a clinical study of its lead candidate, GEN-003, has been...

2013-03-18 08:28:27

--Study published in Journal of Virology demonstrates GEN-003 capable of eliciting immune responses that provide protection against recurrent disease in preclinical models-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences Inc., a clinical-stage company pioneering novel T cell vaccines, announced today the publication of new data to support GEN-003, its investigational vaccine for the treatment of HSV-2. The results, which are available today in the print edition...

2013-03-12 08:29:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genocea Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage company pioneering novel T cell vaccines, announced today that it has added Katrine Bosley, a proven biotechnology industry leader, as an independent director. "Katrine brings a unique and important perspective to our board as we continue to advance our lead programs within this new class of vaccines," said Chip Clark, CEO of Genocea. "The breadth of her experience in creating strategic and business...

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,...

2011-02-16 16:43:44

Vaccine inhibits bacteria by mimicking naturally-acquired immunity; collaborators plan to further advance development of the vaccine candidate Pneumococcus (Streptococcus pneumoniae) accounts for as much as 11 percent of mortality in young children worldwide. While successful vaccines like Prevnar® exist, they are expensive and only work against specific pneumococcal strains, with the risk of becoming less effective as new strains emerge. Through a novel discovery approach,...