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2011-08-26 11:02:28

PVRL4 (Nectin 4) is a receptor for measles virus Canadian researchers have discovered that a tumor cell marker is a receptor for measles virus, suggesting the possible use of measles virus to help fight cancer. Their findings appear in the Open Access journal PLoS Pathogens on August 25th. Viruses cause infection by attaching to specific proteins on cell surfaces called receptors. Dr. Chris Richardson of Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and colleagues found that...

2011-08-11 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic virus products for cancer, today announced that it has completed a successful private placement financing with gross proceeds of approximately $8.6 million. Proceeds from this transaction will be primarily used to advance the late-stage clinical development of Jennerex's lead product candidate,...

2011-08-02 06:00:00

CALGARY, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that an international team of researchers has reported on a study in the online version of Molecular Therapy, a publication of The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, investigating the timing of chemotherapy delivery that optimizes the efficacy of systemic REOLYSIN(®). The paper is entitled "Precise Scheduling of Chemotherapy Primes VEGF-producing...

2011-08-02 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, today announced that positive results from a proof-of-concept clinical trial using JX-594 to treat patients with metastatic melanoma were published in the peer-reviewed journal Molecular Therapy. "This clinical trial in metastatic melanoma provides additional key information...

2011-05-19 11:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the design, development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, today presented preliminary data from a randomized dose-ranging Phase 2 trial of JX-594 in patients with advanced liver cancer showing a benefit in overall survival for the high dose group. The preliminary data from the study HEP007 indicated that the risk...

2011-05-12 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, today announced that key data from its Phase 2 randomized clinical study in advanced liver cancer patients, along with data from other JX-594 clinical trials, will be presented at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting taking place May 18-21,...

2011-04-20 06:30:00

CALGARY, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX: ONC) (NASDAQ: ONCY) today announced interim data from a U.K. translational clinical trial (REO 013) investigating intravenous administration of REOLYSIN in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer prior to surgical resection of liver metastases. The principal investigator of the study was Professor Alan Melcher of Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, UK. The trial was an...

2011-04-11 17:03:17

Targeted photodynamic therapy can completely eradicate some models of cancer, according to the latest research by UK and Swiss scientists, published in the current issue of the British Journal of Cancer. The team "“ including researchers from the University of Hull and ETH Zurich "“ linked light-sensitive molecules with antibodies that target tumour blood vessels. When irradiated with light, the molecules create particles known as reactive oxygen species, which in high numbers...

2011-04-06 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ILLKIRCH, France, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, and Transgene (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0005175080), a bio-pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of immunotherapeutic products, reported interim results from Phase 1 dose-escalation clinical trials demonstrating that administration of JX-594...

2011-04-05 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ILLKIRCH, France, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, and Transgene (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0005175080), a bio-pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of immunotherapeutic products, today announced that new data from Phase 1 and 2 clinical studies of JX-594 were presented in an oral presentation...


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